Bangkok, 20 February, 2018 – Nok Air is launching a new Fly ‘n’ Ride service between Bangkok and Si Sa Ket, offering passengers flying from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport to Ubon Ratchathani a convenient road transfer to Si Sa Ket, a Thai-Cambodian border town rich with Rich with Khmer Ruins.
The airlines’ latest Fly ‘n’ Ride service starts from 01 March, 2018.
Nok Air currently operates three flights per day on the Bangkok (Don Mueang) – Ubon Ratchathani route. The flight takes one hour and five minutes. Passengers can then connect by van transfer to Si Sa Ket, using the same ticket from Bangkok and vice versa. The road transfer takes one hour and 30 minutes.
Si Sa Ket province is located in the southern portion of Thailand’s Northeastern Isan region. Some of its main attractions are Plang Ku – The Khmer-style stupa made of sandstones and bricks like Prasat Sikhoraphum in Surin province; Sra Kampaeng Yai – The most largest and complete Khmer complex in Sisaket, made of sandstones and bricks; Sra Kampaeng Noi – the Khmer ruins including a laterite stupa and and chapel with a big pond at front; Taleng – The Khmer ruins with a single stupa and there are still beautiful and delicate carvings on the pillars of each side of the door; Ban Prasat – The Khmer ruins including 3 stupas on one laterite base; and Pha Mor E-Daeng – The cliff where visitors can have a close view of the Phra Viharn temple ruins and there are beautiful low relief assumed that it is the most ancient sculpture in Thailand.
In related news, Nok Air recently launched a direct Ubon Ratchathani – Udon Thani service with three flights per week on an 86-seat Q400 aircraft, starting from 17 January 2018.
From 25 March, the airline will operate on the Bangkok-Mae Hong Son route with three flights per week on a code-share agreement with Thai Airways International and THAI Smile Airways.