Qatar Airways has announced a route expansion that will include the introduction of new services to Asia. The carrier will launch a total of six new routes in the eastern continent and Europe over a four-month period from October 2010.
New flights to Phuket – which will be Qatar Airways’ second destination in Thailand after Bangkok – are scheduled to begin from Doha on 11 October. Three weeks later on 1 November, the airline will introduce a service to Hanoi in Vietnam, which will support its existing flights to Ho Chi Minh, the country’s largest city and main commercial centre.
Chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker said: “Qatar Airways’ track record to grow remains strong and solid. The airline is well positioned globally, focusing on a long-term strategy that is forward thinking and not one to look back on.”
Moving on to 2011, the airline also plans to start flights into Romania. A Doha Bucharest service is due to start on January 17th, with the aircraft continuing onto Budapest after stopping in the Romanian capital. The final route will start as of January 31st of next year. This route will be made of up five flights a week to Brussels.
How to enjoy travelling in Bangkok
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is offering international visitors travel tips to help ensure a more enjoyable and pleasant stay, especially when arriving and staying in Bangkok.
Bangkok Tops Mastercard’s Cities Index For The Fourth Consecutive Year
Bangkok remains the No. 1 destination, with more than 22 million international overnight visitors, but Dubai tops the list for spending.
The Global Destination Cities Index—which ranks 200 cities based on proprietary analysis of publicly available visitor volume and spend data—reveals that Bangkok remains the No. 1 destination, with more than 22 million international overnight visitors.(more…)
Customs Department clarifies Procedure for Air Passengers
According to the procedure, items that are exempted from duty include passengers’ accompanying belongings that are worth no more than 20,000 baht.
Thailand among top five countries for salary hikes
Thailand is among the top five economies in the world to see real salary increases and is likely to see...
Thailand Ecommerce Market: Shooting For Success
At present, the Thai ecommerce market is valued at USD 3.5 billion. According to a Google Temasek study, Thailand’s e-commerce...
Aspire Set to Become First SME Neobank in Southeast Asia with US$32.5 Million Raise
The recent financing has been led by Mass-Mutual Ventures Southeast Asia with participation from Silicon Valley’s Arc Labs and existing...