Thai AirAsia Stages Inaugural “Vientiane-Bangkok” Flight

AirAsia, “World’s Best Low Cost Airline” 7 years running as ranked by Skytrax, began daily direct flights from Vientiane to Bangkok (Don Mueang Airport) of Thailand today (1 July) with an official press launch and a special promotional fare starting at only 35 USD per trip.  Available for booking today to 3 July 2016 for travel from now to 30 November 2016 at www.airasia.com, passengers from Vientiane can now enjoy AirAsia’s low fare, on-time and always mindful of security service as well as extensive network of connections.

Mr. Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of Thai AirAsia, who traveled on the inaugural flight of FD 1040 from Bangkok-Vientiane, held a press conference to officially open the new route today (1 July).  Mr. Tassapon said Thai AirAsia is very happy to be connecting Vientiane and Bangkok for the first time and has been warmly welcomed by the people of Lao PDR.  He said the latest route will help stimulate both tourism and investment in Vientiane and build on the already strong relationship between Lao PDR and Thailand, offering more opportunities for the two neighbors to enhance ties.

Thai AirAsia Stages Inaugural “Vientiane-Bangkok” FlightOffers Special Promotional Fare Starting at Only 35 USD per Trip

“To mark the inauguration of the Vientiane-Bangkok route, we are offering a special promotional fare starting at only 35 USD per trip, available for booking now to 3 July 2016 for travel from today to 30 November 2016 at www.airasia.com.  We are confident both Laotian and Thai people will see that this route offers great travel opportunities by saving them both time and money.  We plan to actively promote this route to both Thai and foreign travelers so that they may come to Vientiane to support its business sector as we are proud to be able to contribute to enhancing the economy of Lao PDR while also building on ties between Thailand and Lao”.

AirAsia currently serves 3 routes from Lao PDR with AirAsia Bhd. (code AK) flying Vientiane-Kuala Lumpur 3 times a week and Thai AirAsia (code FD) flying from Luang Prabang-Bangkok daily (started 24 March 2016) and Vientiane-Bangkok daily.  All of the routes not only allow for more convenient travel between Lao PDR and Thailand, but also help to bridge the nations of ASEAN.

Flight Schedule Bangkok (DMK) – Vientiane (VTE) 7 Flights a Week

Starts 1 July Onward

Flight No.RouteDepartureArrivalFrequency
FD1040DMK-VTE12:0513:25Daily
FD1041VTE-DMK14:1515.35Daily

Please book your ticket at www.airaisa.com or contact one of these official agents:

Air Asia Agents