Thai Lion spreads wings

Thai Lion Air has revised schedules for new international routes out of Bangkok, while plans go forward for services from Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai to China.

A daily service from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport to Denpasar, Bali commences 1 September, a flight which was earlier scheduled to begin 1 Come july 1st. The fight runs on the Boeing 737.

A daily airline flight, SL 258, will depart Bangkok at 1550 being released on the in Denpasar at 2110.
The startup date of Thai Lion Air’s new service to Taipei Taoyuan remains unchanged at one August with the trip departing DMK at 0440 and arriving in TPE at 0920.
A new Chiang Rai-Guangzhou service is due for launch 2 September with three flights weekly.

The service SL8546 will depart Chiang Reflet at 2315 and appear in Guangzhou at 0240 on the following morning. The flight will use a Boeing 737. Routes are mapped out of Chiang Rai for Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

The air travel has already opened bookings for its Chiang No – Guangzhou service that will offer four regular flights and is due to start out 16 July.

In case the two flights materialize, happen, the airline would be the first to offer services to Guangzhou from two international airports in North Thailand.
Typically the airports are 200 km apart and a move between the two cities takes three hours by car.

By featuring three flights weekly from Chiang Rai and four from Chiang Mai, Chinese tour groups can plan itineraries that enter at one airport and exit via the other covering North Thailand’s top destinations with a single bus exchange between the two locations. Currently most Chinese visitors be in Chiang Mai and make a day roundtrip sightseeing trip by bus to Chiang Rai. They visit several temples, an elefant village, tea plantations in a single day before returning to Chiang In nessun caso.

The airline removed from its advance schedules a proposed Chiang Rai – Changsha route that was planned for 2 Sept with four flights, replacing it with three routes to Guangzhou.