Aviation roundup: Garuda Indonesia, Bangkok Airways and more

Here’s our weekly roundup of new air routes and other aviation news.

Garuda Indonesia opens Singapore-Bandung route
Garuda Indonesia has opened its direct flight between Singapore and Bandung which will be served four times a week with its Boeing B737-800 NG.

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, the flight will depart Singapore Changi Airport at 11.00 and arrive at Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung at 12.00. The return flight will depart from Husein Sastranegara International Airport in Bandung at 12.50 and arrive at Singapore Changi Airport at 15.55.

Bangkok Airways goes to Nha Trang
Bangkok Airways will offer four flights a week (Monday, Wednesday Friday and Sunday) with a 144-seater Airbus A319 aircraft, starting from January 25, 2019.

The outbound flight PG993 will depart Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) at 10.20 and arrive Cam Rahn (Nha Trang) International Airport at 12.05. The inbound flight PG994 will depart Cam Rahn (Nha Trang) Airport at 12.55 and arrive Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) at 14.40.

AirAsia launches Krabi flights from Hong Kong, Macau and Chongqing
AirAsia has commenced flights from Macau and Hong Kong to Krabi in Thailand.

On Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, FD770 departs Krabi at 09.00 and arrives at Macau International Airport at 13.25. FD771 then departs Macau at 13.50 to arrive back in Krabi at 16.30.

On the Hong Kong route, FD520 leaves Krabi at 09.30 on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays for arrival in Hong Kong at 13.40. FD521 departs Hong Kong at 14.40 to arrive back in Krabi at 17.35.

Starting December 7, 2018, AirAsia will add seven flights a week from Krabi to the Chinese city of Chongqing.

Jetstar ups frequency on Singapore-Naha route
Jetstar Asia has entered its second year of operations between Singapore and Naha, Okinawa with an increased frequency, from three to four flights a week.

The new service, which began operation on November 15, operates on Thursday, departing Singapore Changi Airport at 02.00 and arriving at Naha, Okinawa at 08.00. The return flight departs Okinawa (Naha) at 09.00 and arrives in Singapore at 13.25.

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