Qatar Airways to Fly Five Times A Week to Thailand’s Chiang Mai
aTP- Arab tourism portal- Qatar Airways has announced that it will expand its network to Chiang Mai in Thailand by flying five times a week via Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, with an A330-200 starting December 16.
The largest and most culturally significant city in northern Thailand, Chiang Mai will be the fourth city in the Asian country to be served by Qatar Airways, which currently flies to Bangkok and Phuket, and will commence flights to Krabi on December 6.
With the addition of Krabi and Chiang Mai to its network, Qatar Airways will increase its flights to Thailand from 39 to 48 per week by the end of 2016."As we are constantly expanding our network in South East Asia, the popular tourist destination of Thailand is an obvious target for growth," Qatar Airways Senior Vice President for East Asia and South West Pacific, Marwan Koleilat, said. "We have seen increased travel demand for our services to Thailand and now with the introduction of our award-winning product to popular secondary cities such as Chiang Mai and Krabi, we provide overseas visitors and tour operators with greater flexibility and ease of travel when designing their Thailand holiday itineraries."