Nok Air

Budget Airlines in Thailand Thailand

Nok Air Low-cost Airline

Nok Air

Nok Air is a budget airline based in Bangkok, Thailand. It was established in 2004 and is the low-cost subsidiary of national carrier Thai Airways. Its main hub is Bangkok Don Muang Airport.

Of all the Thai airlines, Nok Air has the highest number of domestic destinations. It offers scheduled flights to 20 cities in Thailand plus “island destinations” with combination flight/bus/ferry tickets. Nok Air experimented with international routes to India and Vietnam, but these have been terminated.

Nok Air operates a mixed fleet of Boeing 737 and ATR 72-200 aircraft. The airline’s name means “bird” in the Thai language, and its planes are distinguishable by their bright colors and painted ‘beaks’.

Nok Air domestic destinations include:

Bangkok (Don Mueang Airport)
Buri Ram (Buri Ram Airport)
Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai International Airport)
Chiang Rai (Chiang Rai Airport)
Hat Yai (Hat Yai International Airport)
Loei (Loei Airport)
Mae Hong Son (Mae Hong Son Airport)
Mae Sot (Mae Sot Airport)
Nakhon Si Thammarat (Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport)
Nakhon Phanom (Nakhon Phanom Airport)
Nan (Nan Airport)
Narathiwat (Narathiwat Airport)
Phrae (Phrae Airport)
Phitsanulok (Phitsanulok Airport)
Phuket (Phuket International Airport)
Roi Et (Roi Et Airport)
Sakon Nakhon (Sakon Nakhon Airport)
Surat Thani (Surat Thani Airport)
Trang (Trang Airport)
Ubon Ratchathani (Ubon Ratchathani Airport)
Udon Thani (Udon Thani Airport)

Nok Air international destinations included:

  • Bangkok - Bangalore (terminated)
  • Bangkok - Hanoi (terminated)