Thai budget carrier, Nok Air, will now connect Bangkok to Hyderabad. Starting February 21, the airline commenced its operations from Bangkok to Hyderabad, while the first flight from Hyderabad to Bangkok departed on February 22.The airline will operate three weekly non-stop flights from its hub Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) in Bangkok to Hyderabad in the Winter 2023 schedule, and increase frequency to four weekly non-stop flights in the Summer 2023 schedule. The new route will be operated by state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 with 189 Economy Class seats, the airline informed.
Currently, Nok Air serves in India from only one location – Hyderabad. The new route will link Bangkok with over 20 locations in Thailand, including Phuket, Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai, as well as with international locations like Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Yangon (Myanmar).
“Hyderabad is one of the safest and the fastest growing city in India. This city has a lot of potential. So taking this as an opportunity, we have welcomed NOK Air here. We expect to grow the sectors on a daily basis,” said V Srinivas Goud Ji, Minister for Prohibition & Excise, Sports & Youth Services, Tourism & Culture and Archaeology Government of Telangana.
“Our first flight departed from Don Mueang to Hyderabad on February 21. We are very pleased that the flight was received with so much fondness and the reviews from the passengers have been very encouraging. We wish to be able to continue to offer this promising country, more connections, great service, and many more memorable holidays. We hope Hyderabad might serve as a springboard for more growth in India this year,” said Wutthiphum Jurangkool, CEO, Nok Air.