Hong Kong based airline Cathay Pacific announced the launch of a daily non-stop flight from Delhi to Bangkok from March 30.
The Delhi-Bangkok non-stop flight will take five-and-a-half hours. It will leave New Delhi at 3.30 am and reach Bangkok at 8.55 am. The airline will leave Bangkok at 5.25 pm and reach New Delhi at 7.45 pm (local time).
At present Cathay Pacific flies to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. It has two daily flights from Delhi to Hong Kong and 10 flights a week from Mumbai.
Nok Air will resume flights between Bangkok and Phuket on February 20th, 2009. Flights on this route were suspended while the airline was restructuring last year. At the present time Nok Air operates from Don Muang airport in Bangkok. Current schedule shows two flights per day on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, and one flight per day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Nok Air is partially owned by Thai Airways International.
Bangkok Airways will increase flight frequency on the “Bangkok - Chiang Mai”, “Bangkok - Phuket” and “Phuket - Samui” routes starting this winter schedule from October 26th onwards.
Thai Airways International will resume a direct flight from Tokyo to Phuket starting from July 17, 2008. Thai will operate 2 flights per week, on Thursday and Saturday, with departure from Tokyo at 10.00 hrs. (Tokyo time) and arrival in Phuket at 15.25 hrs. (local time). The return flight will depart from Phuket at 16.30 hrs. and arrive in Bangkok at 17.55 hrs. The aircraft employed will be Boeing 777-200, with 30 seats in Royal Executive class and 279 in economy class.