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AirAsia launches new flights from Bangkok to Visakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar this December

Bangkok, 9 October, 2018 – AirAsia further connects Thailand and India with two new routes flying direct from Bangkok to Visakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar, starting this December.

The Bangkok-Visakhapatnam is scheduled at four times a week, starting from 7 December. The flight departs Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

The Bangkok-Bhubaneswar is scheduled at three times a week, starting from 6 December. It departs Don Mueang Airport every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

AirAsia New flights Bangkok Visakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar

In Photo (2nd from left to right): Mr. Rajesh Damodaran, AirAsia India Station Manager of Visakhapatnam International Airport; Ms. Cholada Siddhavarn, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand in Mumbai; and Mr.Rajkumar Paranthaman, AirAsia India Head of Marketing, witnessed the Thai AirAsia’s launch of direct Bangkok-Visakhapatnam flight.

Visakhapatnam is a key port city that is undergoing notable growth and is the home of many world-class companies in the medicine, minerals and heavy industries.

Bhubaneswar meanwhile is the capital of the state of Odisha and is well endowed with historical sites significant to the Buddhist faith, making it a prime destination for devout Buddhists. Known as the “City of Temples”, Bhubaneswar has also become a beacon for telecommunications and technological investment.

AirAsia currently flies direct from India to Bangkok on five routes, from Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Jaipur and Kochi.  The majority of passengers on the routes, 80 to 90 percent, are Indian and they maintain a load factor Average of 87 percent. For Thai AirAsia, India is a strong market with great growth potential that has always responded well to its activities.

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