Thai AirAsia to ex­pand fleet, fly new routes in Q4

The Sun (Malaysia) - - SUNBIZ -

BANGKOK: Thai­land’s Asia Avi­a­tion Pcl, a ma­jor share­holder in bud­get car­rier Thai AirAsia, said yes­ter­day the air­line would take de­liv­ery of two new Air­bus A320 NEOs in the fourth quar­ter, rais­ing its fleet to 51 planes at the end of this year.

Thai AirAsia, the coun­try’s largest bud­get air­line, also plans to op­er­ate new routes in In­dochina and In­dian mar­kets such as Phuket to Siem Reap in Cam­bo­dia and Bangkok to Kolkata in In­dia in the last quar­ter, it said in a state­ment.

The bud­get car­rier also plans to add the fre­quency on well-per­formed routes such as Bangkok to tourist is­land Phuket, south­ern prov­ince of Su­rat Thani and north­east­ern prov­ince of Udon Thani.

Asia Avi­a­tion owns 55% in Thai AirAsia, while Malaysia’s AirAsia Bhd has an in­di­rect 45% stake. – Reuters

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