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Updates on domestic air travel in Thailand in October 2021

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Tue, 10/12/2021 - 04:10
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Latest information on the resumption of flights around the country by various airlines, including fare promotions to many destinations.

Bangkok, Thailand – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) provides the latest information on air travel within Thailand on the various airlines that operate domestic route networks.

Thai Airways International
Thai Airways International (THAI) is offering twice weekly one-way flights from Bangkok to Phuket.

  • Flight TG922 every Thursday from 2 September – 28 October, 2021.
  • Flight TG916 every Friday from 3 September – 29 October, 2021.

Meanwhile, THAI announced that its domestic executive lounges at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Phuket International Airport, and Chiang Mai International Airport were back in service as of 1 September, 2021.

Bangkok Airways
From 1 October, 2021, Bangkok Airways resumed the Bangkok-Trat service with three flights per week every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

This brings the number of the airline’s domestic service to 8 routes, including the following 7 routes.

  • Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Samui 3 flights daily. In addition, it is offering 2 sealed route flights daily for transit/transfer international passengers under the Samui Plus programme connecting from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Ko Samui.
  • Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Chiang Mai 1 flight daily.
  • Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Phuket 1 flight daily.
  • Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Lampang 4 flights per week every Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.
  • Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Sukhothai 3 flights per week every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Samui – Phuket 1 flight daily for international passengers extending their Phuket Sandbox stay with the Samui Plus programme.
  • Samui – Singapore 3 flights per week every Monday, Thursday, and Sunday for international passengers under the Samui Plus programme.

Nok Air
Nok Air is offering domestic flights from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport to Buri Ram, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Chumphon, Hat Yai, Lampang, Loei, Mae Sot, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nan, Phitsanulok, Phuket, Ranong, Sakon Nakhon, Surat Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, and Udon Thani.

Thai AirAsia
Thai AirAsia is expanding its flight schedule in October 2021, adding routes from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport to Krabi, Loei, Nan, Phitsanulok, Sakon Nakhon, Surat Thani, and Trang, as well as regional connections from Chiang Mai-  Hua Hin (starting 15 October, 2021) and Chiang Mai – Phuket (starting 16 October, 2021).

Thai Lion Air
Thai Lion Air is offering domestic flights from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport. In early October, the airline added two new Airbus A330neo aircraft to its fleet.

Thai Smile Airways
Thai Smile Airways is offering domestic flights from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Khon Kaen, Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Phuket, Surat Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, and Udon Thani.

Thai VietJet Air
Thai VietJet Air is offering domestic flights from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Khon Kaen, Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phuket, Surat Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, and Udon Thani.

Meanwhile, the airline has scheduled to commence its direct Bangkok – Taipei flights on 20 October, 2021, (with sealed domestic Phuket Sandbox flight connections available).

It will also begin its Bangkok – Singapore and Phuket – Singapore services on 21 October, 2021.

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