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GoAir commences Phuket operations

October 2018
GoAir commences Phuket operations
  • First flight from India G8 31 arrives at Phuket with full load
  • 02 direct flight services between Phuket — Delhi on Wednesday and Saturday
  • 03 direct flight services between Phuket — Muntai on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

Phuket, October 11th, 2018: GoAir, one of India's fastest growing airlines, who had recently announced Phuket as its first international destination, today landed its first ever direct flight into Phuket from New Delhi. The new international schedule introduces direct flights connecting Phuket to India — Mumbai and New Delhi

The launch was initiated with the customary lamp lighting ceremony followed by ribbon-cutting. Flight G8 31 was given a ceremonial flag off on arrival with 182 passengers which departed from New Delhi on its maiden flight to the Phuket International Airport, Phuket. In sync with the aviation tradition to mark key milestones, the flight was welcomed with a grand water cannon salute upon its arrival at the Phuket Airport. Passengers were pleasantly surprised with gifts and a personal reception by GoAir at the Phuket airport.

Commenting on the launch of their international operations, Mr. Arjun Dasgupta, Vice President -international. GoAir said, "As Phuket is a popular destination, we are delighted to be responding to the growing demand for tourist and business travel with the first addition to the international route network. On the other hand, India has a significant base for business and tourism and we look forward to extending our hospitality to our passengers in this new phase of growth."

General Manager of Phuket International Airport, Mr. Thanee Chuangchoo said, "It is heartening to witness a direct connectivity between Phuket and India. Today, GoAir commenced its first ever direct flight service from India to Phuket. Phuket International Airport welcomes the passengers from India and extend all the support to the airline. We believe the new services offered by GoAir will greatly contribute to the growth of tourism of Thailand. We look forward to working together with GoAir towards our goal of establishing Phuket International Airport as the Gateway to Thailand."

Tickets for the new flights can be booked through the company website, or online travel portals, GoAir Call Centre, airport ticketing offices, through travel agents and the GoAir mobile app that is available on both Apple iOS and Google Android. HKT airport: [email protected] BKKTown- [email protected] / [email protected] Tel.: HKT Phone: 076-349 956 BKK Phone: 02-236-9300 / 02-635-1765