Thai Air Asia X’s inaugural Bangkok Don Mueang flight, operated by a brand new A330-900neo, arrives in Tbilisi, with dignitaries marking the launch. Equally of interest (to you secret planespotters out there) is the rare Antonov 148 parked up in the back of shot.
- Thai Air Asia X launched six round-trip charter flights to on Christmas Day with the launch of Tbilisi, Georgia, from Bangkok Don Mueang. The route is operated by 377-seat A330-300s and A330-900neos. Air Asia Group’s last European services ceased in 2012, when Air Asia X (Malaysia) withdrew from Kuala Lumpur to London Gatwick and Paris Orly. In the year to November 2019, 16,800 passengers travelled indirectly between Thailand and Georgia, with connections via Doha accounting for 59% of this.