Press Release December 30th 2018
Thai Asian Airways announces new routes for the beginning of 2019.
From January 1st 2019 Thai Asian Airways will offer six additional weekly flights between Bangkok (BKK) and Auckland (AKL). With the additional flights, Thai Asian Airways will offer until two daily flights between the two cities.
Furthermore the airline will expand its network to Europe. From Bangkok (BKK) the airline will offer daily connections to Vienna (VIE) and Copenhagen (CPH). "We are very happy to offer our passengers this two new destinations in Europe, besides our current daily connections to Helsinki and Stockholm.", said the CEO. "In 2019 we want to add more European destinations to our network. Currently we are in negotiations with different European airports to start connections in 2019."
For the future expansion the airline announced an order of three brand-new Airbus A350-1000.
"The aim for 2019 is to overtake our competitor Fly Thailand by the number of passengers, transportet per week.", the CEO named the goal for the next year.
Also from January 1st 2019 Thai Asian Airways will offer a second daily connection between Bangkok (BKK) and Dubai (DXB), Bangkok (BKK) and Tokyo (HND) and a fourth daily connection between Bangkok (BKK) and Seoul (ICN).
The new routes will be operated by the flagship of the airline, the brand-new Airbus A 350.
About Thai Asian Airways
The airline was founded on November, 17th 2017 by the executives of the Blue Aviation Group (flyBlue; European Cityline etc.).
Aim of the airline was to become the No. 1 airline for domestic services within Thailand. The airline started operations with five planes of the type Airbus A319 out of Bangkok (DMK) to domestic destinations.
As a next step more planes of the A320-family were added to the fleet and a second hub at Bangkok (BKK) was opened.
Because of the great success of the domestic flights, the airline decided early to expand its network, first to South-East Asia and India and later to the Near East, Australia, New Zealand and finally Europe.
Until now about 16 Mio people decided to fly with Thai Asian Airways.
Within one year of operations Thai Asian Airways increased its fleet from five Airbus A319 to 144 planes (20 A319ceo; 61 A320ceo; 4A320neo; 36 A321ceo; 2 A350-1000 and 21 A350-900).
Thai Asian Airways today offers about 2,000 weekly flights from its Main-Hub Bangkok (BKK) and about 200 weekly flights out of its second Hub Bangkok (DMK).
From the first day of operation Thai Asian Airways is a member of the high-quality Sky Alliance, to offer its passengers the best flight experience and connections around the world.