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Thai AirAsia Introduces New Route “Chiang Mai - Hanoi”

The Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday flights start from October 28, bringing its network to eight routes.

The addition comes

with a promotional fare starting at Bt1,090 per trip until August 19 for travel from October 28 to March 29, 2019. Santisuk Klongchaiya, CEO of Thai AirAsia, said the Chiang Mai flight hub is essential and it is always ready to extend its network. It has six aeroplanes to serve domestic connections and international routes. It flies to Macau, Hong Kong, Hangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Changsha, Yangon and Taipei, the most international routes from Chiang Mai. “We are looking for new groups of travellers after seeing strong growth among tourists from China and wish to continue stimulating tourism in the destinations we serve,” Santisuk said.


Thai AirAsia Will Launch A New Service Between Chiang Mai - Taipei

Thai AirAsia invites everyone to the muchanticipated destination of “Taipei” by introducing “Chiang Mai-Taipei” 4 times a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) from this 30 September, 2018 Mr. Santisuk Klongchaiya, CEO of Thai AirAsia, said Taipei is among the top destinations for Thai travellers as evidenced by tourism statistics as well as a growing number of passengers to the city, which is well known for food, shopping and stunning travel sites that are all within the price range of teenagers, friends, couples and even families. He mentioned the visa waiver for Thai tourists to Taipei has only increased interest and made for many repeat visits by Thai travellers to the country. “Taipei is a unique city that is particularly conducive to travel by Thai people, especially


considering travellers’Public focus on value at Bangkok many Airways Company present. The city has a wide range of highlights Limited announces the additional

that include day and night shopping; Taipei non-stop flight between Bangkok 101, that (Laos), was once bringing the world’s anda landmark Vientiane

this to Chiang Shek Memorial Hall and the These serve Kaiincreasing demands. tallest places flights of historyinsuch as routebuilding; to 2 daily order National Palace Museum; natural getaways like Yangmingshan National Park and Beitou Hot Springs and wonderful food, including Taiwan’s famous Bubble Tea. Our introduction of ‘Chiang Mai-Taipei’ means the people of Chiang Mai can now satisfy their desire to visit the capital city while the people of Taipei will be able to fly direct to one of Thailand’s most popular tourist cities. With both cities having such high travel potential, we are sure this will quickly become one of our more popular routes,” Mr. Santisuk said. The route is also part of AirAsia’s continued effort to work in line with national tourism plans. The airline is seeking to use its rapidly growing network of domestic and international flight routes to help draw more people to Chiang Mai. At the beginning of the year the airline added “Chiang Mai-Yangon” and now with “Chiang Mai-Taipei” it believes the city can use its charm to attract even more visitors. The Chiang Mai-Taipei route is being introduced with a special promotional fare staring at only 1,590 THB one way. Book today to 29 July, 2018 for travel from 30 September, 2018 to 29 March 2019 at www.airasia.com and all other ticketing channels.


Bangkok Airways Expands Codeshare Agreement With Jet Airways

Bangkok Airways, Asia’s Boutique Airline and Jet Airways, India’s premier full-service international airline today announced expansion of their existing codeshare agreement to provide more choice and convenient travel connections for guests travelling between key destinations across Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and India. This expanded partnership will offer guests enhanced connectivity and seamless access when travelling throughout the combined networks of both the airlines. Under the expanded codeshare agreement, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Bangkok Airways’ flights beyond Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Samui, Krabi, Phuket, Sukhothai and Trat in Thailand, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap in Cambodia and Da Nang, Phu Quoc in Vietnam. Bangkok Airways will also place its marketing code on Jet Airways’ flights beyond Mumbai to key destinations like Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Delhi, Goa and Chennai;


as well as beyond Delhi to Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. This is in addition to the existing arrangement, which has been in place since October 2013, whereby, Jet Airways places its code on Bangkok Airways’ flights between Mumbai and Bangkok while Bangkok Airways places its codes on Jet Airways’ flights between Bangkok-Mumbai and Bangkok-Delhi. Mr. Puttipong PrasarttongOsoth, President of Bangkok Airways said “Jet Airways is a leading international airline with a major presence in India and across the world. We are pleased to expand cooperation with Jet Airways to strengthen our respective route networks and offer business and leisure travelers with unprecedented and convenient access to new gateways. Moreover, Jet Airways’ codeshare passengers traveling on Bangkok Airways will enjoy the boutique airline’s unparalleled services such as lounge access and in-flight meal. Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Wholetime Director, Jet Airways, said, “This is a continuation of our efforts to offer our guests more choice and connectivity options across key markets around the globe. Jet Airways and Bangkok Airways have been codeshare partners since 2013 .and with this enhancement we will for the first time, now be able to offer our guests seamlessly connectivity on codeshare flights to seven key tourist hotspots across Thailand, as well as growing markets in Cambodia and Vietnam, thus helping to further boost tourism and trade between India and these nations.


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