Thailand ’s flag-carrier is planning to add more flights and routes
to its schedule in order to help boost the travel business.
Airways International President Sorajak Kasemsuvan revealed that the
flag-carrier is looking to add many more flights to its schedule before
the end of this year, especially on routes proven to be popular and are
connecting points that can bring in more travellers to Thailand
Sorajak raises such examples as the Bangkok-Sapporo flight, which will
become daily in winter, and those flights to Russian cities, which have
seen the number of arrivals per year shot up to 1.2 million.
He added that new flights connecting Phuket with Bombay and New
Delhi will also be opened soon under its sister carrier Thai Smile Air,
while additional flights to Myanmar will also be launched to
accommodate travellers from Europe and America .
flag-carrier present stated that new flights and routes are intended to
help achieve the 2013 tourist arrival target of 25 million, as set by
the Tourism Authority of Thailand./.