Bangkok Airways will start regular flights from Bangkok to Mandalay on Sept 15, 2013. This route is currently served by AirAsia and Thai Smile. Bangkok Airways flights to Mandalay Airport will depart from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport on a 144-seat Airbus 319. [Read more…]
Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit opening in April
The much anticipated brand new 32-storey Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit hotel, featuring 345 contemporary and elegant rooms is currently in its final stages of opening preparation – with opening scheduled for April 2012.
Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, the latest Southeast Asia flagship for Sofitel Luxury Hotels, brings to Bangkok the refined luxury of French elegance. Located on vibrant Sukhumvit Road, one of Bangkok’s premier locations, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit offers a luxurious stay for upscale business and leisure travelers. [Read more…]
Thai Airways to Move All Domestic Flights to Suvarnabhumi Airport
Starting on March 29, 2009 Thai Airways International will operate all domestic and international flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport. Thai Airways will move a total of 23 domestic flights from Don Mueang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.
By shifting all flights to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thai Airways will achieve a strategic objective of promoting the airport as a major THAI and Star Alliance hub. The move will enable Thai Airways to develop network of operations, improve handling efficiency and reduce operating costs. It will also increase convenience for passengers and cargo shippers, not only for Thai Airways flights, but also for those of other Star Alliance member airlines operating to and through Bangkok. [Read more…]
Millennium Sukhumvit Bangkok To Open in October With Special Rates
The 325-room five-star Millennium Sukhumvit Bangkok, which will open this October on Asoke Road (Sukhumvit Soi 21), is offering introductory rates for November and December. The special nightly rate per room starts at 4,199 Thai baht (plus taxes and fees), approximately US $140 or Singapore $216. In honor of the opening, the Millennium Resort Patong Phuket has a special introductory rate starting at 4,100Thai baht (plus taxes and fees), or approximately US $136 or Singapore $210 per room per night during October. [Read more…]
Hong Kong Express Adds Bangkok and Phuket Routes
Hong Kong Express Airways will open two new routes to Thailand this year, starting in early September with Bangkok. The four-times-weekly flight to Bangkok will be on its B737-800 aircraft. The airline started flying to Thailand in June of 2006 with service to Chiang Mai, and will add Phuket to its Thai destinations later this year. In addition to Phuket, Hong Kong Express will add four more regional routes in 2007. [Read more…]