AirAsia Expands Thai-Vietnam Network with “Bangkok-Can Tho” Experience Life at the Mouth of the Mekong with Fares Starting from Only THB 890 one way!
Bangkok, 29 January 2019- AirAsia is introducing direct flights from Bangkok (Don Mueang) – Can Tho, Vietnam, the largest city in southern Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta, flying 3 times weekly (Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday) starting this 2 May 2019 with a promotional fare from only THB 890 one way. Book 29 January 2019 to 11 February 2019 for travel from 2 May 2019 to 26 October 2019.
Can Tho is Vietnam’s fourth largest city and the largest on its Mekong River Delta. Well known for its maritime trade, the city is home to a major floating market and its rich soil has also allowed it to become the country’s main source of agriculture. Visitors to the city can get up close with traditional waterside Vietnamese life as well as be presented with exciting investment opportunities as it is a bustling center for business and trade.
Santisuk Klongchaiya, CEO of Thai AirAsia, said the airline is ecstatic to be flying Bangkok-Can Tho, an important addition to its network in Vietnam. The route will link Thailand and Vietnam’s economic centres and add a convenient way for Vietnamese travellers to connect to the rest of Asean region.
“Can Tho should prove an interesting destination for Thai travellers looking for new experiences with its riverside lifestyle and floating market right at the mouth of the Mekong River. A direct connection from Thailand to Can Tho will make travel much more convenient for both Thai and foreign tourists,” Mr. Santisuk said.
AirAsia currently operates 5 routes to Vietnam; Bangkok-Hanoi (2 flights a day), Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh (3 flights a day), Bangkok-Da Nang (3 flights a day), Chiang Mai-Hanoi (1 flight a day) and now Bangkok-Can Tho (3 flights a week).
Bangkok-Can Tho is being introduced at a promotional fare starting from only THB 890 one way. Book between 29 January 2019 and 11 February 2019 for travel from 2 May 2019 to 26 October 2019.