Wednesday, April 10, 2019

AirAsia launches direct Ahmedabad-Bangkok flight

Ahmedabad: Low-cost carrier, AirAsia, has announced the launch of a direct flight from Ahmedabad to Bangkok beginning May 31 under AirAsia Thailand. The introductory fare is quoted at Rs 4,999 one-way (including taxes) till February 2020.
"We would operate four flights per week initially. This is the ninth route between Thailand and India, after eight routes have been made operational from other places in India," said Rajkumar Paranthanam, Head - Marketing, AirAsia India Ltd. The airline reported 87 per cent passenger load factors last year.
The flight from Ahmedabad will also provide connectivity beyond Bangkok, including to international destinations in Australia and the US.
Cholada Siddhivarn, Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, said of the about 1.5 million Indians who visited Thailand last year, about 10 per cent were from Gujarat. The number of travellers was increasing at 12 per cent annually.
10/04/19 Business Line

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