NokScoot commenced operations to Delhi from Bangkok Don Mueang on 18 December, a route it will operate four times weekly. To celebrate the new service, a lamp lighting ceremony took place at the Indian airport. Taking charge of the proceedings was Giam Ming Toh, Deputy CEO, NokScoot, being watched by Jitendra Singh, VP & Head Airline Marketing & Route Development, Delhi Airport. The route will be flown using the carrier’s 777-200s.
- NokScoot launched flights between Bangkok Don Mueang (DMK) and Delhi (DEL) on 18 December. The carrier will operate the 2,918-kilometre route four times weekly using its 777-200s, with no other airline presently connecting the two airports. While there is no direct competition, it should be noted that Jet Airways (three times daily), Thai Airways (19 times weekly), Air India (twice-daily) and SpiceJet (daily) already connect Delhi with Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. Delhi becomes the first route that NokScoot operates from Don Mueang that heads in a westerly direction, with its other routes from the airport being to destinations in China, Japan and Taiwan.