Thai Air Asia will launch two new routes to India after the South Asian country’s economy has shown great business prospects.The new routes will be Bangkok-Calcutta, and Bangkok-New Delhi. The flights will commence on December 1st. The Bangkok-Calcutta flights are scheduled to fly daily, while the Bangkok-Delhi flights will take off four times a week. The Thai Air Asia stated that the Indian was among the world’s top markets. With the country’s huge population and enormous economic growth, the Airways believed having more flights to the country would stimulate both nations’ economy, and attract more Indian tourists to Thailand.
Over 600,000 Indian tourists traveled to the Kingdom in 2009, bringing over 16 billion baht income to Thailand. In the first eight months of this year, Indian travelers to Thailand have increased by 20 percent year-on-year.