Phuket Airport gains new direct flights to Vietnam and China

Picnic in southern Thailand is gaining two new direct flights to China and Vietnam. The first is to Chongqing in China operated by Chongqing Airlines and the second is the first-ever service from Phuket to Hanoi in Vietnam serviced by VietJet.
Chongqing Airlines’ inaugural flight OQ2093 landed on the runway in Phuket yesterday afternoon with 128 tourists on board, stories the Phuket News. Tourists have been welcomed with presents from Airports of Thailand (AOT) workers.
An Airbus A320neo will service the new Chinese route 4 occasions per week all through April and will increase to day by day flights in May, according to AOT. Chongqing Airlines is the 61st airline presently operating flights out and in of the world-famous tourist hotspot.
Being the 4 largest cities in China by inhabitants, with a inhabitants of sixteen.34 million, the route is predicted to deliver vacationers by the (Air)bus load, generating loads of tourism revenue for the island’s recovering financial system.
VietJet will operate Phuket’s first and only service to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, commencing May 19. The route joins the airline’s day by day flight between Phuket and Ho Chih Minh City.
The airline will operate one every day return flight, departing from Hanoi at eleven.35am and touchdown in Phuket at 2.40pm. The return flight will take off from Phuket at three.45pm and arrive in Hanoi at 6.35pm. The flight time might be around three hours on each legs.
The airline operates plenty of flights from numerous Vietnamese cities to Bangkok in addition to a Ho Chih Minh – Chiang Mai service.
Low-cost service Hong Kong Airlines recently introduced the launch of a direct flight between Hong Kong and Phuket, starting June 16, 2023.
An Airbus A320 will service direct Hong Kong – Phuket route four instances per week to satisfy rising demand as vacationers return to Thailand in full pressure..

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