Bangkok Airways adds new connection to Luang Prabang
- Bangkok Airways launched its latest route from Chiang Mai (CNX) on 2 April, with the airline now offering a three times weekly service to Luang Prabang (LPQ) in Laos, with flights operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The airline will operate the 357-kilometre route using its fleet of ATR 72-600s, which feature a 70-seat configuration. The carrier’s only other competitor which presently links the two cultural cities directly when referencing OAG Schedules Analyser data is Laos Airlines. According to OAG, Laos Airlines offers a four times weekly service on the same route and utilises the same fleet of aircraft on the sector.