Budget carrier AirAsia India and international carrier Thai Smile Airways will launch services from Ahmedabad airport during the winter schedule. The winter schedule begins on October 27, 2019, and extends until March 28, 2020.
Thai Smile Airways to connect Ahmedabad-Bangkok from October 29
Thai Smile Airways is launching direct flights between Ahmedabad and Bangkok. The inaugural flight will take off from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad for Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport on October 29, 2010. There will be four flights a week on Ahmedabad-Bangkok route.
Thai Smile Ahmedabad-Bangkok flight will primarily have two classes -- Smile Plus and Smile Class. While Smile Plus is the premium economy class, Smile Class is economy class. Both classes will provide full catering onboard, advance-booking services and maximum free luggage allowance of 40 kgs.
Thai Smile Airways is expanding in India. The airline currently offers 38 weekly flights to seven Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Gaya, Kolkata, Varanasi, Lucknow, Jaipur, and Mumbai. The airline reportedly has growth in both inbound and outbound passenger numbers. According to Charita Leelayudth, Chief Executive Officer, Thai Smile Airways Co. Ltd, Thai Smile has 20% growth on India routes.
AirAsia Ahmedabad-Bengaluru flights to begin from November 15
AirAsia India, on the other hand, has announced a daily flight on Ahmedabad-Bengaluru route from November 15, 2019. The airline has started accepting bookings for the route. Besides services to Bengaluru, AirAsia India will also add services to Delhi and Hyderabad from November 20, 2019. Ahmedabad will be AirAsia’s 21st destination. Ahmedabad will have three daily flights to Delhi.
Earlier this year, AirAsia announced direct flights from Ahmedabad to Bangkok under AirAsia Thailand. The airline operates four flights per week. AirAsia India is a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and AirAsia Investment Limited. The airline currently flies to 20 destinations across India and has a fleet size of 23 A320 aircraft.