Here's our weekly roundup of new air routes.
Bangkok Airways launches flights to Phu Quoc
Bangkok Airways has launched four-times-weekly flights from Bangkok to Phu Quoc operated with a 70-seater ATR72-600 aircraft.
On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, outbound flight PG991 departs Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) at 11.30 and arrives at Phu Quoc International Airport at 13.10. The inbound flight PG992 will leaves Phu Quoc International Airport at 13.50 and arrives in Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) at 15.35.
SriLankan Airlines heads Down Under
On October 29, SriLankan Airlines began daily direct services between Melbourne and Colombo. Flights will be operated using an Airbus A330 aircraft.
Flights will depart Colombo at 23.50 and arrive in Melbourne at 15.25, while return flights will depart Melbourne at 16.55 and arrive at 22.15.
Ticket sales for Vietjet’s Phuket, Chiang Mai routes now open
Vietjet has opened ticket sales from Ho Chi Minh City to Phuket and Chiang Mai, with services commencing on December 15 and December 12 respectively.
The Ho Chi Minh City-Phuket flights depart from Ho Chi Minh City every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday at 10.15 and arrive in Phuket at 12.10. They depart Phuket at 13.05 on the same days and land in Ho Chi Minh City at 15.10.
On the Ho Chi Minh City-Chiang Mai route, services operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, departing Ho Chi Minh City at 11.35 and arriving in Chiang Mai at 13.30. Return flights take off at 14.20 in Chiang Mai and land in Ho Chi Minh City at 16.25.