Thai AirAsia launches new route from Bangkok to Trang

Trang in southern Thailand is the latest airport added to Thai AirAsia’s network. Celebrating the event were Thirawat Wangsirilert, VP Trang Chamber of Commerce; the president of Trang Football Club; the director of Tourism Authority of Thailand, Southern Region; Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO Thai AirAsia; the deputy Mayor of Trang; and the director of Trang Airport.

  • Thai AirAsia expanded its domestic network, launching a new route from Bangkok (BKK) to Trang (TST) in the south of Thailand. The destination will be served on a daily basis using 180-seat A320s beginning on 16 January. The low-cost airline faces indirect competition from Nok Air and Orient Thai, which provide 11 and seven weekly flights respectively from Bangkok Don Muang. At the inaugural event, Thai AirAsia’s CEO Tassapon Bijleveld said: “We are very pleased to announce that our inaugural flights today between Bangkok and Trang have a load factor of over 90%. This shows that there is strong demand for travel between the two destinations.”

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