Thai’s Vietjet makes first flight to Singapore from Bangkok

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Thailand’s Vietjet airline made its first flight from Bangkok to Singapore, with a welcome ceremony at Singapore’s Changi Worldwide Airport.

On the inaugural flight, the primary group of passengers to Singapore have been welcomed with the signature in-flight efficiency “Fly for Love” from the Thai Vietjet cabin crew and obtained a particular memento from the airline.

The maiden flight VZ520 from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport landed safely at Changi Worldwide Airport with a heat welcome from H.E. Mr Chutintorn Gongsakdi, Ambassador of Thailand to Singapore; Ms Patsalin Swetarat, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand for Singapore and the Philippines; Mr Lim Ching Kiat, Managing Director, Air Hub Growth, Changi Airport Group; and Mr Luong Truong An, Government Vice President, Thai Vietjet.

“We’re excited to welcome Thai Vietjet Air to the Changi household, becoming a member of its sister airline Vietjet Air. Passengers on the brand new providers will profit from the airline’s robust home community, with extra journey choices between Singapore and Thailand, by way of Bangkok and Phuket.

“Thailand was Changi Airport’s fifth largest passenger market pre-Covid and has persistently been inside our prime 10 markets even throughout the pandemic. As of April 2022, now we have seen a 36% restoration in seat capability between the 2 nations, and we look ahead to welcoming again extra passengers at Changi Airport as journey within the area resumes,” mentioned Mr Lim Ching Kiat, Managing Director, Air Hub Growth, Changi Airport Group.

“The brand new service Bangkok–Singapore launch right this moment marks one other profitable milestone for Thai Vietjet. We’re thrilled to attach Thailand and Singapore by means of direct flights that may present extra leisure and enterprise accessibility and alternatives for the residents & travellers from each nations.

“After a protracted interval of pandemic disruption, the providers connecting Thailand and Singapore will play a important function in aiding the 2 nations’ commerce & financial restoration whereas additionally serving the rising journey demand within the area,” mentioned Mr Woranate Laprabang, Chief Government Officer of Thai Vietjet.

Within the preliminary phases, flights between Bangkok and Singapore will function thrice per week, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday with a flight period of two hours and 25 minutes. It will later be elevated to 5 flights per week, with a each day service to be added in June 2022.

The airline was not too long ago awarded the “Most Passenger-Pleasant Cabin Crew” in 2021 by the Worldwide Finance Journal.


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