BANGKOK, 18 March 2022: Thai VietJet, a low-cost airline based at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, successfully commenced a new international service between Bangkok and Phnom Penh on Wednesday.
Flight VZ720 from Bangkok was warmly welcomed by HE Gen Mao Havanall,
Minister in Charge of State Secretariat of Civil Aviation; HE Panyarak
Poolthup, Thailand’s Ambassador to Cambodia; Alain Brun, Chief Executive
Officer of Cambodia Airports and Sao Wathana, Director of Phnom Penh
Thai VietJet chief executive officer Woranate Laprabang
said: “After a long market’s service disruption, Thai VietJet is delighted to
spread our wings with the international flight network expansion once more. By
connecting the two Southeast Asian economic, cultural hubs, the successful
launch of Thai VietJet’s new Phnom Penh – Bangkok service is yet another
milestone in the airline’s regional connectivity efforts.”
The airline will operate three flights weekly every Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday, with a flight time of one hour and 10 minutes. Services
will increase subject to market demand.
In addition, Thai Vietjet has resumed scheduled service
between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), offering up to five flights
weekly. There are plans to expand the international flight network to more
destinations in the Asia-pacific region, such as Vietnam, Singapore and Taiwan.