TAT and Thai AirAsia cooperate in new ‘Rediscover Thailand’ marketing campaign

Thai AirAsia currently operates a daily flight on the Singapore-Don Mueang route, and two weekly flights on the Singapore-Phuket route (on Tuesday and Saturday).

Low-cost carriers capture up to 40% of thai market

LCC passengers rose from 17.7 million in 2011 (a 26.6% market share) to 21.9 million in 2012 (28.8%), 28.2 million in 2013 (31.9%) and 35 million in 2014 (38.6%).

Chiang Mai to get more regional direct flights

The northern Thai city of Chiang Mai is welcoming more direct regional flights. Low-cost carrier (LCC) Thai AirAsia launched a new daily direct Chiang Mai-Hong Kong service this week, and announced a plan to launch a Chiang Mai-Hangzhou (China) flight next month.

Thai AirAsia expands fleet with new Airbus A320s

Thai AirAsia (TAA), one of Thailand’s budget airlines, was granted a Bt2.1 billion (US$70 million) financial lease to purchase two Airbus A320s, according to an executive of Leasing ICBC (Thai).

Low Cost Airlines have doubled traffic in Thailand since 2009

LCCs have expanded over the last decade from essentially zero to penetrating almost 30% of Thailand’s total market. LCCs in 2012 accounted for 51% of domestic seat capacity in Thailand and 16% of international seat capacit

AirAsia fuels Chinese travellers Bonanza

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Thailand increased 140 per cent in this year’s first quarter year-on-year as a result of the availability of more flight routes, according to Thai AirAsia Chief Executive Tassapol Bijleveld.

Thailand to expand regional hub for low-cost airlines

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra wants to boost Thailand as the region’s budget airlines hub and vowed to expand airports in tourism provinces to accept more overseas travelers.

Thai AirAsia launches new routes to Myanmar

Thai AirAsia will launch more new routes to welcome the formation of Asean Economic Cooperation (AEC) in 2015. Thai AirAsia Chief Executive Officer Tassapon Bijleveld said on Monday that the airline is trying to cover all routes which are not under aviation patents.