Krabi gets more flights

According to Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, Krabi Airport will get a new service from December.

Krabi Airline has started to sell tickets for a brand new route from the airport to Krabi and Bangkok. First departure is set for December.

Every Wednesday and Saturday at 22.20, a jumbo jet Boeing 747-400 will be taking off from Oslo and fly non-stop to Krabi in southern Thailand. From there, the plane will continue to the old Don Muang airport in Bangkok before returning to Oslo’s Gardermoen airport. Tickets will be sold at one fare for all seats on economy class, and one price for all on business class.

In the peak season, tickets on economy class will cost around 10,000 NOK including all taxes and fees.

The start of the new route has been postponed several times . First it was to be on 5 April this year. Later, June was mentioned. The date 30 August has also been posted on the company’s website. Then 1 November was promised as the ultimate date for the start up. Now it is December.

Krabi Airline is a newly established Thai airline, and initially it will operate the routes from Oslo and Munich. Former employees of Thai Airways is in the management of the company.

“It has taken a little longer to start a new airline than we thought,” admits Oddvar Sivertsen, Krabi Airlines sales agent in Norway, to

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