1 October 2015, Bangkok – THAI Smile Airways incorporates with THAI Airways to launch its inaugural flight to Mandalay, Myanmar depart this morning at 9.45 hrs. from Suvarnabhumi International Airport. The flight (WE309/TG2309) is scheduled to arrive at Mandalay International Airport at 11.10 hrs. local time. The return flight (WE310/TG2310) is due to depart from Mandalay on October 3 at 11.55 hrs. and land in Suvarnabhumi International Airport at 14.20 hrs. (All times local). Flights to Mandalay will be operated on a fourth weekly basis by departing Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The flights will be operated by new Airbus A320-200 aircraft which offers smooth and safe flights while featuring both “Smile PLUS Class”, a Premium Economy Class and the more flexible “Smile Class” cabins.
The second-largest city in Myanmar today, Mandalay has remained throughout its history the capital of culture and religion of the country. The city can also be used as the gateway to the ancient city of Bagan, one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites, as well as to the serenely picturesque Inle Lake in western Shan State.
Dr. Kanit Sangsubhan, Ph.D., Chairman of Board of Directors, THAI Smile Airways Co., Ltd. stated that “As Myanmar continues to open up, we see significant potential for air travel to the country. We have seen increased demand for both leisure and business travel to Myanmar over the past few years and are excited to be developing this new market.” The Mandalay flight service will connect Mandalay with the joint THAI Smile Airways – THAI network of over 60 cities worldwide via the Bangkok hub.
For customers visiting Bangkok from Mandalay, the capital city of the 'Land of Smiles' offers a wide array of beautiful attractions in the form of a friendly populace, glittering Buddhist temples, splendid palaces, and vibrant markets, along with numerous world-class shopping malls, dining and entertainment options.
THAI Smile & THAI’s services to Mandalay, Myanmar (From 1 October 2015)
WE309/TG2309 BKK-MDL Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday BKK 09.45 hrs. MDL 11.10 hrs.
WE310/TG2310 MDL-BKK Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday MDL 11.55 hrs. BKK 14.20 hrs.
About THAI Smile Airways
THAI Smile Airways is a subsidiary airline of THAI Airways. THAI Smile is a regional airline operator for short and medium range flights with operation bases located at Suvarnabhumi International Airport and Don Muang International Airport. THAI Smile aims to become leading regional airline in Asia. The airline positions itself as a “Premium” airline, focusing on excellence and quality service standard, concurrent with value for money with awareness to safety and timeliness. Thai Smile brand is characterized by being “Trendy-Friendly-Worthy”, in line with modern lifestyle who articulately choose their products and services. This year, THAI Smile has adjusted several dimension of our strategy to serve premium travelers with our “3S: SMART-SABAI-SMILE” strategies. The first S for SMART with SMART Online, SMART Application, SMART Mileages and SMART Routes. The second S for SABAI or comfort with SABAI Dual Airports, SABAI Lounges and SABAI Cabin. While the last S stands for SMILE which are the SMILE Crews, SMILE Uniform and SMILE Food.
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