Bangkok, 06 October, 2017 – Thai Airways International (THAI) and Thai Smile Airways have introduced a new direct daily flight between Bangkok and Kaohsiung, starting from 1 October.
Operated by Thai Smile, the roundtrip flights on Bangkok-Kaohsiung is expected to help THAI strengthen its route network and increase its competitive positioning in Taiwan. Currently, THAI operates roundtrip Bangkok-Taipei flights.
Thai Smile will operate on the Bangkok-Kaohsiung, using an Airbus A320-200 aircraft which can seat 162 passengers. The flight departs Bangkok at 10.00 Hrs. and arrives in Kaohsiung at 14.00 Hrs. The return flight leaves Kaohsiung at 15.30 Hrs. and lands in Bangkok at 17.50 Hrs.
Mr. Kittiphong Sansomboon (8th from left), THAI Regional Director, Greater China, presided over the launch event at Grand Hi-Lai Hotel in Kaohsiung, which was attended by Mr. Wit Kitchathorn (4th from left), THAI General Manager of Taiwan, Mr. Piroon Laismit (6th from left), Executive Director, Thailand Trade and Economic Office in Taipei, Ms. Tseng Tzu Wen (7th from left), Director of Kaohsiung City Government, and Mrs. Nednapang Teeravas (9th from left), Chief Customer Services Officer, Thai Smile Airways, and honoured guests from the Taiwanese aviation and tourism industries.