Thai budget airline Nok Air has announced the addition of a Bangkok – Chiang Rai route starting on December 28, 2011. They will operate two flights per day on this new route using a Boeing 737-400.
“We are very excited about adding “Bangkok – Chiang Rai” as the latest route in our domestic network”, said Mr. Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air. “We are pleased to be able to provide further convenience to travelers from Bangkok to Chiang Rai, as we add to the 18 existing provinces in Thailand we now fly to.”
“This latest route has brought us even closer to achieving one of our aims, which is to take Thais to see the beauty of their country, to see families and family members that they haven’t seen in years, to allow Thais to travel quickly and comfortably, whether for pleasure or for business, and to do all this at prices that are affordable to all” Patee added.
Introductory fares for the new Bangkok – Chaiang Rai route start from just THB 1,290 (USD $41) nett for one-way travel and can be purchased through the Nok Air website or call center.