KATHMANDU, July 2: THAI Smile Airways has commenced the flight operation for Kathmandu to Bangkok from July 1. There will now be one daily flight on this route.
According to a statement issued by the company, the Airbus 320 aircraft designated to fly from KTM-BKK has seating capacity of 162 seats holding 150 seats in economy class and 12 premium economy class seating. The airways also supports onwards connections within all Thailand domestic airports and connections to international destinations like Australia, Japan and Kuala Lumpur on Thai Airways International.
“We believe that this new direct passenger flight will add another dimension to Thailand-Nepal relations. We are also confident that Nepal will eventually become an even more effective gateway to other South-Central Asia and Asian countries as their preferred destination for tourism,” the statement quotes Viset Sontichai, Acting Chief Executive Officer of THAI Smile Airways as saying.
Similarly, Society International Travel Services, an organization under RR Group of Companies, has been providing sales, marketing and airport operations services for Thai Smile Airways, as well as all customer and agency support services.