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[ 2014-10-30 ]

Bangkok Airways reveals four new direct flights

The daily, non-stop flights between Chiang Mai and Phuket are operated on the airline’s 162-seat capacity Airbus A320 aircraft. Photo: Bangkok Airways - See more at: http://www.phuketgazette.net/phuket-business/Bangkok-Airways-reveals-four-new-direct-flights/38295#sthash.zJ8MkEIj.dpuf

The daily, non-stop flights between Chiang Mai and Phuket are operated on the airline’s 162-seat capacity Airbus A320 aircraft.

Photo: Bangkok Airways

PHUKET: Bangkok Airways has launched a non-stop daily service linking Phuket and Chiang Mai as one of four new non-stop services for destinations in Thailand and Myanmar.

Previously, passengers travelling between Phuket and Chiang Mai had to connect at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

Served by an Airbus A320 aircraft with a seat capacity of 162, Flight PG247 departs Phuket at 11:30am and arrives Chiang Mai at 1:40pm, while Flight PG248 departs Chiang Mai at 2:20pm and arrives in Phuket at 4:25pm.

The new service launched on Sunday.

Meanwhile, new direct flights between Chiang Mai and Udon Thani operate twice daily. New flights from Chiang Mai to Mandalay run three times a week, and those to Yangon four times a week.

“We consider Chiang Mai a major commercial city in the Northern region and also a gateway to Indochina,” said Ms Ariya Prasarttong-Osoth, vice president of sales for Bangkok Airways.

As Chiang Mai is one of the busiest tourist destinations in Thailand, Ms Ariya believes that using the northern city as a hub will enhance the airline’s ability to support growing demand for air travel.

“It will also allow us to provide better flight connections for our passengers who wish to continue their travel to the northeastern and southern parts of Thailand, as well as neighboring Myanmar, without having to fly back to Suvarnabhumi Airport to connect to those destinations.”

The airline is currently offering special promotional fares for these four new routes. For more information, visit www.bangkokair.com or call 02-2706699.

Source: The Phuket Gazette: http://www.phuketgazette.net/phuket-business/Bangkok-Airways-reveals-four-new-direct-flights/38295