AirAsia Continues Indian Market Expansion with Don Mueang-Ahmedabad direct flights Visit Jewel of India and Birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi from Only 2,990 THB per Trip


BANGKOK, 7 August 2023 – AirAsia Thailand (FD), already a top scorer in terms of on-tume performance (OTP) is strengthening its position as the low cost airline with the most direct flights between Thailand and India.

The airline unveiled its latest route between Bangkok (Don Mueang) and Ahmedabad, a UNESCO World Heritage City in India’s west. Starting with three flights a week (every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), the route will enable more Indian travelers to visit Thailand and connect through AirAsia’s domestic network. Likewise, it presents a great opportunity for Thais to experience the city of Ahmedabad’s impressive architecture and natural attractions.

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Mr. Santisuk Klongchaiya, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Thailand said, “India is an important strategic market for Thailand with the Tourism Authority of Thailand reporting that over 885,000 Indian tourists visited the Kingdom during the first seven months of this year, accounting for 6% of all international visitors and making India the fourth ranked source of tourists for Thailand. AirAsia is aiming to continually expand its network to include both major and secondary Indian cities and has made Ahmedabad its latest destination for direct flights from Bangkok (Don Mueang International Airport). Indian travelers will find this route a better and more convenient way to explore Thailand by connecting to our extensive domestic network, which includes flights to Phuket, Krabi, Chiang Mai and many more.

“Ahmedabad is a worthy city for exploration as India’s first World Heritage City. Visitors will see exquisite Indian architecture, distinct cultures and wonderful nature, while also having the opportunity to learn about the birthplace of civil disobedience icon Mahatma Gandhi. Visits are sure to be both exciting and enriching” Mr. Santisuk said.

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Gujarat state, and AirAsia's latest destination from Don Mueang, is home to a diverse array of tourist attractions. Visit Sabarmati Ashram, a living museum preserving the story and cause of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid, the red sandstone and marble mosque in the city's old quarter, Mosque of Sidi Sayed, with its stunning Tree of Life window carvings, the over 600 year old Bhada Fort, Adalaj Stepwell, where locals find subterranean reprieve and Swaminarayan Akshardham, the exquisite pink sandstone Hindu temple.

AirAsia Thailand (FD) currently operates eight direct routes between Bangkok and India, flying to Kolkata, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Bangalore, Gaya, Lucknow and the latest, Ahmedabad that will commence 10 October 2023.