Thai Airways restart direct Tokyo-Phuket flights

8th of November 2012 1

Thai Airways restart direct Tokyo-Phuket flights

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Download on thainews.prd.go.thSpecial Report for Andaman News NBT (VHF dial) + maybe FM90.5 Radio Thailand at 8.30am & perhaps relays/repeats on local Cable TV channel 1, broadcast to Phang Nga, Krabi & Phuket provinces, & possibly FM108 Mazz Radio 7.30pm in Phuket, Monday 14 July 2008 & thainews.prd.go.th Contact AndamanNews@yahoo.com Despite a quieter low season in the Andaman region this year, compared to last year, there is still some good news for local tourism operators here. One of them is that the national carrier Thai Airways International has announced it will resume direct scheduled flights from Japan’s Tokyo to Phuket. The first restarted flight is scheduled to arrive at Phuket International Airport this Thursday July 17th. The direct flights were suspended in 2005 after the Tsunami incident in late 2004 and local tourism leaders, both official and commercial, have been working hard to push for the service to resume. Suwalai Pinpradap, the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s local office director for Phuket sees the move as positive for tourism saying that it is partly due to road shows and marketing trips to Japan by tourism businesses from the Andaman region. Chantouch Srinilta, the District Sales Manager for Phuket at Thai Airways International told Andaman News that the first flight TG 671 will be arriving in Phuket at 15.25 hours on a Boeing 777 with a carrying capacity of 309 passengers. Chantouch sees the first month bookings as a positive load factor and
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  1. Dredgion 7:43 am 8/11 of 2012

    should be cheaper now

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