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Thursday, February 22, 2024

AirAsia’s New Bangkok-Shanghai Route Takes Off!

 AirAsia today celebrates two new routes as it launches direct flights between Don Mueang and Shanghai with a frequency of five times a week and Don Mueang to Kaohsiung with four flights weekly.

To mark the double celebration, AirAsia jointly with Don Mueang Airport organized a welcoming event  for arriving passengers from both destinations here today. Both inaugural flights proved to be a popular choice among travelers and resulted in high load factors of over 95 percent.

Bangkok (Don Mueang)-Shanghai,  operated by Thai AirAsia (FD), provides a convenient and affordable alternative to the existing Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi)-Shanghai sector, serviced by Thai AirAsia X (XJ).

Mr. Santisuk Klongchaiya, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Thailand, who arrived on the inaugural flight from Kaohsiung, remarked: “The city of Kaohsiung is a key destination with attractions for both art and spiritual travelers. The destination is a charming and unique place that is easy to navigate with many convenient facilities including its high speed train service. It took a lot of hard work for AirAsia to finally inteoduce Don Mueang-Kaohsiung and we are confident it will become a popular new destination for Thai tourists while also bringing in visitors to the Kingdom.”l

“We have received very strong support from the Kaohsiung International Airport and the Tourism Bureau of Kaohsiung City, who also took part in welcoming arrivals from Thailand. I had the opportunity to travel to Kaohsiung and work with the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Taipei Office to greet passengers at the airport before they departed for Thailand and we will continue to build publicity and promotion on both sides of regions to further strengthen the route” Mr. Santisuk said.
As Bangkok (Don Mueang)-Shanghai and Bangkok (Don Mueang)-Kaohsiung are now in operation, guests can choose to fly with ease and greater savings with the promotion fares on offer. Book a seat on Bangkok (Don Mueang)-Shanghai for as low as only 2,990THB for booking period from 5 – 11 February 2024 and travel from 15 – 30 March 2024. Meanwhile, enjoy 20% off on Bangkok (Don Mueang) – Kaohsiung for booking from 5-11 February 2024 and  travel from 1 March – 30 September 2024.

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