Published on : Monday, November 28, 2016
The new flight aims at accommodating those targeted groups who are looking for convenient travelling from a full service airline, while opening a new window of adventure for the Thai passengers to explore the Pink City of India.
It also offers exclusive travelling experience for Indian passengers with the best services. The new A320-200 Airbus will fly directly from Jaipur to Bangkok where passengers can continue travel connections to other cities in Thailand conveniently.
Captain Woranate Laprabang, Acting Chief Executive Officer, THAI Smile Airways, stated that after the launch of Bangkok – Gaya – Varanasi route in early October, we found that the feedback is very impressive. Today we are proud and ready to start operating another route to India, that is between Bangkok and Jaipur. This is to underscore our aggressive strategy in expanding international routes while encouraging passengers from both countries to explore the new travelling experience. Apart from being the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan, with more than 3 million of populations, Jaipur is globally recognized as the “Pink City of India”. There are plenty of interesting tourist attractions, especially for the art and cultural activities and resources. Opening this new route is to answer to the demands of the Indian tourists who love the charming of Thailand. The excellent services are provided by our flight attendants who are committed to serving the passengers with humble and smile, which is the unique of Thainess that is recognized worldwide.
On this special occasion, THAI Smile has joined forces with major partners that include Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) to organize “Explore Your Smile, Explore Thai Taste” event at Radisson Blu Hotel, Jaipur, India. The purpose is to raise awareness and provide updated information about the tourism and MICE market in Thailand to associated agencies both from government and private sectors, including media, travel agents and the operators of tourism business and seminar organizers in India. This is to encourage the business collaboration between the operators in tourism and MICE business from both countries. The event therefore holds business matching activity where distributors from India and Thailand meet.
Businesses that join the event are thosefrom shopping malls, famous hotels.They include Central Department Store, Koh Talu Island Resort Prachuap Khiri Khan, Siam at Siam Hotel Bangkok, Foto Hotel Phuket, Blue Monkey Hub and Hotel Phuket, The Saturday Residence Phuket.
Apart from business matching, the event is also marked as a good opportunity to host a dinner party to thank all associated agencies that include distributors, travel agencies and the media, as well as to introduce THAI Smile Airways to be known among a wider range of audience. High ranking members of executives from THAI Smile Airways joined together to welcome guests of honor from state agencies and private sector both from Thailand and India. The dinner party is held under the theme “Thai Night”. The decoration represents the beautiful Thai culture with Thai dancing show (Fon Rum) performed by THAI Smile Airways crews. Booths offering Thai foods and deserts are also displayed to promote the Thai foods as in line with the Amazing Thai Taste program.
THAI Smile operates three flights a week from Bangkok to Jaipur, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. It also operates three flights a week from Jaipur to Bangkok, on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The inaugurate flight from Bangkok to Jaipur starts on 16 November 2016 for two classes; Smile Plus (Premium Economy) and Smile Class (Economy), with prices start at 4,510 baht. Tickets are available at general sales agents, Royal Orchid Plus point can be collected as well. Passengers can travel to other cities in Thailand and other countries with peace of mind through our domestic routes.
The new flight will operate with A320-200 aircraft which will offer a Premium Economy Class (12 seats) and Economy Class (150 seats) and host of features for passengers, such as the in-flight entertainment experience and specially designed Indian cuisine & beverages to passengers. And for those who love shopping in Bangkok, the city of lights, they can shop as many as they want because THAI Smile offers free of charge baggage allowance of 40 kilograms for Premium Economy or Smile PLUS and 30 kilograms for Economy or Smile Class.
Moreover, all passengers of Royal Orchid and Premium Economy Class can enjoy a privilege lounge at Suvarnabhumi where passengers can treat themselves to a multitude of free snacks and various choices of hot or cold drinks with free Wi-Fi Internet access.
“With a commitment to becoming one of the most popular airlines in Asia, we therefore continue to expand international routes and increase frequency for flights to facilitate the passengers.
The opening of Bangkok – Jaipur route is considered one of the major destinations in the strategic region of the Indian subcontinent.2 To follow this succes, we shall introduce additional route to India, that is Lucknow – Bangkok , on the 16th of December. We are sure that with our good reputation in terms of delivering impressive traveling experience, THAI Smile will become a leader in the Indian market in the near future, certainly,“ Captain Woranate added.
Source:-THAI Smile Airways