14th Sep 2022
Thai Vietjet said it will increase the number of flights between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Fukuoka, Japan, from 4 to 5 per week starting October 1, 2022, and between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Taipei, Taiwan, from 1 to 2 per week starting October 2, 2022.
"After a long break from COVID-19, the steady return of the international travel market is definitely a good sign for the airline industry. Since we started our two flight services between Thailand and Japan and Taiwan, we have been pleasantly surprised by the positive market response." Pinyot Pibulsonggram, director of commercial for Thai Vietjet, said, "With further easing of travel restrictions by those governments, we are eager to take advantage of the opportunity."
On 16 July 2022, Thai Vietjet started their service between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Fukuoka with a welcoming ceremony at Fukuoka Airport. The service between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Taipei had its a welcoming ceremony at Suvarnabhumi Airport.
The number of weekly flights between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Fukuoka will grow from four to five from 1 October 2022, with a flight time of about 5 hours and 30 minutes, and will shortly be raised to daily service. Similarly, the number of weekly flights between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Taipei will grow from one to two beginning on 2 October 2022, with a flight time of about 3 hours and 45 minutes.
In addition, the airline has announced the launch of its new international flights from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Phu Quoc (Vietnam) on October 12, 2022, with the goal of capturing the increasing demand for travel to this expanding international tourist island in Vietnam.