AirAsia Launches Direct Flights from Bangkok to Nay Pyi Taw The one and only low-fare airline to Myanmar's business gateway offers fares starting from only 1,290THB per way*

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Thursday August 29, 2013 17:12
Bangkok--29 Aug--AirAsia

AirAsia, The World's Best Low Cost Airline for five consecutive years (2009-2013) according to Skytrax, is ready to connect the business centres of Thailand and Myanmar with direct flights from Bangkok to Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar's political and economic capital, with its fleet of 180-seat all new Airbus A320s at the starting fare of only 1,290 THB per trip (inclusive of airport tax and fees). Book today until 8 September, 2013 for travel between 28 October, 2013 and 5 August, 2014.

Mr. Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of Thai AirAsia, remarked that business in Myanmar is growing at an exponential rate as it has become the main focus of the region and the world. He pointed out that Thailand is a major trading partner with the country and its companies and investors continue to enter into Myanmar daily, especially into Nay Pyi Taw, the nation's capital, with its political as well as economic significance. AirAsia has acknowledged that opening a route between Bangkok and Nay Pyi Taw would be crucial to fostering Myanmar's financial development and the economic ties between Thailand and its neighbour.

"AirAsia is the first and only low-fare airline to serve this route. We will be operating the 1 hour flights with our 180-seat fleet of brand-new Airbus A320s so that our passengers can always be confident they will receive the utmost in comfort, safety and cost effectiveness. The flights will depart from Don Mueang Airport, making them especially convenient for travelers coming from the city".

AirAsia is introducing the new Bangkok-Nay Pyi Taw route at a promotional fare starting at only 1,290 THB per trip (inclusive of airport tax and fees). Interested travellers can make their bookings at www.airasia.com, or through the AirAsia Mobile Application available for Android and Blackberry 10 phones from today until 8 September, 2013 for travel between 28 October, 2013 and 5 August, 2014.

Keep up with all the latest promotions and activities by AirAsia by following twitter.com/AirAsiaThailand or at facebook.com/AirAsiaThailand.
Flight Information
Bangkok (DMK) - Nay Pyi Taw (NYT) Starting 28 October, 2014
Flight   Route       Time           Frequency
FD2745   DMK - NYT   12.00 - 13.00   Daily*
FD2746   NYT - DMK   13.30 - 15.30   Daily*
*28 October - 15 November 2013, flights available only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

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