Thursday Apr 27


Getting around Thailand by Air

(3 votes, average 4.67 out of 5)

By Air

plane-in-thailandThe extensive network of airports and its regular domestic flights make the major visitor attractions very accessible to tourists. Although there are still some particular places you can't get close to by plane.

The Suvarnabhumi International Airport and the Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok are important gateway to Thailand. There are daily flights to Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia. Thailand has an extended domestic flights network which connect most important cities directly or via Bangkok. An airport departure tax is required at domestic departures. Booking in advance is essential when traveling during high season and during holidays.

inside-planeThai Airways International is the national air carrier of Thailand; the company has a large network to any major place inside the country, Bangkok Airways and PB Air also operate habitual domestic flights from Bangkok to major regional destinations such as Koh Samui, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Hua Hin and Ranong. Taking a plane to or from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Koh Samui and Phuket is a good idea, generally, prices are very cheap and there are a number of daily flights.

Some Airline companies providing service inside Thailand are :

thai_airwaysThai Airways International

Thai Airways International is the national flag carrier flies to almost all major tourist destinations, uses a total of 12 airports including Phuket and Chiang Mai

Head Office:

Address: 89 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10900

Telephone: +66 (0) 2513 0121

Lan Luang Office:

Address: 6 Lan Luang Road, Bangkok 10110

Telephone: +66 (0) 2280 0070, +66 (0) 2280 0080

Silom Office:

Address: 485 Silom Road, Bangkok 10500

Telephone: +66 (0) 2234 3100-19

Don Muang Airport:

Address: Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10210

Telephone: +66 (0) 2535 2081-2, +66 (0) 2523 6121

Hot line: 1566

bangkok_airwaysBangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways: Is the second carrier, its extensive network cover several countries like Cambodia, China, Japan, Laos, Maldives, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam, has also special destinations such as Samui and Sukhothai.

Head Office:

Address: New Ratchadaphisek Road, Bangkok 10110

Telephone: +66 (0) 2229 3456-63

pb_airPB Air

PB Air: PB Air operates domestic and international flights. Destinations include Krabi and Lampang

Head Office

Address: Soi 33; Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110

Telephone: +66 (0) 2261 0220-5

one_two_goOne-Two-GO Airlines

One-Two-GO Airlines: Is a low-cost airline, the budget arm of charter carrier Orient Thai Airlines.

Telephone: +66 (0) 2229 4100-1

air_asiaAir Asia

Air Asia: Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has a reputation for offering some of the lowest fares around.

Telephone: 0 2515 9999

nok_airNok Air

Nok Air: Is a budget carrier, serves mostly the major tourist destinations, its main base is Don Mueang International Airport, Bangkok.

Telephone: +66 (0) 2900 9955

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Where do you like to go in Thailand?

Chiang Mai - 19.1%
Sukhothai - 4%
Ayutthaya - 3%
Pattaya - 30.2%
Hua Hin - 13.1%
Koh Samui - 9.5%
Koh Phi Phi - 4.5%
Phuket - 16.6%

Total votes: 199
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Dec 2011 - 00:00

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