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Air Asia X to open new hub in Bangkok

September 21, 2013 by Keem - Category News

The Thai fever is not over but coming on strong. Millions of tourists visit Thailand every year and there are many tourists who are actually repeat visitors! So, fellow Thai-fans, how about getting there with a ridiculously cheap flight? Thai AirAsia has been starting its operation in year 2004 but now, they are going to introduce us with something even better – Thai Air Asia X!

The newly introduced carrier will be operating from Bangkok, with the main hub inone of the two international airports - Bangkok Don Mueng Airport, serving travellers who wants to travel as far as eight hours from Bangkok. However, this new airline formation was expected to be operated only in the year of 2014 as it is now still awaiting approval from the government. According to TassaponBijleveld, CEO of Thai AirAsia, the first two countries that would be served are South Korea and Japan since they are among the countries that Thais fond of travelling to and vice versa, then slowly expanding to Australia and Nepal just to name a few.

Currently, the main hub of Air Asia X is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) and once it is approved to start its operation in Bangkok Don Mueng Airport, AirAsia could form a first global multi-hub low-cost carrier network! Anyways don’t get too excited of the flight and forget all about the visa, if you’re going to travel to Thailand soon, make sure to check on the requirements of Thai Visa since not all countries are entitled with the 15 days VOA scheme.