KUALA LUMPUR (May 26): Thai AirAsia is launching its first international route from the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, becoming the only low-cost carrier with direct flights to and from that airport with Malaysia.
Thai AirAsia chief executive officer Santisuk Klongchaiya said that the flight base had been well received and the operating route starts this June, twice daily.
“Our first international route being served from the Suvarnabhumi Airport is a positive and exciting development, especially as it is a popular route,” he said in a statement on Thursday (May 26), adding that the airport is a major transit hub.
Travellers can now choose to land at the Don Mueang International Airport, which operates thrice daily flights to Malaysia, or the Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Fully vaccinated travellers between Thailand and Malaysia are also no longer required to present Covid-19 test results or undergo quarantine on arrival.