Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are Bangkok-Sydney flight days. Thai AirAsia X’s acting CEO discussed the new routes’ potential.

Australia is among the top three educational destinations for Thai students and a top travel destination for Thai tourists.

Thailand and Australia have significant qualities that draw tourists from both hemispheres. Bangkok offers travelers nightlife, culture, shopping, and Thai cuisine. It’s also a major transit hub for Australians.”


Melbourne-Bangkok one-way economy flights start at $299 AUD (7,552 Thai baht). Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays are Bangkok-Melbourne flight days. One-way Business Class flatbed tickets cost $1,199 AUD (30,293 Thai baht).

Melbourne Airport Aviation Chief Jim Parashos backed the new services.

“We’re excited to have Thai AirAsia X at Melbourne Airport.” Thailand is a favorite destination of Australians, so we expect these new direct routes to be popular, especially among leisure travelers eager to enjoy the country’s food, beaches, and culture.

This new route will boost Victoria tourism and Thai foreign student enrollment. Thailand was one of our top 10 foreign student sourcing markets before the outbreak. This new route will boost Victoria tourism and Thai foreign student enrollment. Before the pandemic, Thailand was one of our top 10 foreign student sourcing markets.

Thai AirAsia X will launch two direct Thailand-Australia routes in December. Beginning December 1 and 2, the airline will travel from Bangkok to Melbourne and Sydney. AirAsia X will commence Kuala Lumpur-to-Australia service. The airline will begin Kuala Lumpur-Sydney flights on September 9 and Perth, Melbourne, and Auckland (via Sydney) in November. 12 Business Class and 365 Economy Class seats will be available on a 337-seat Airbus A330.

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Stan
23 days ago

Good to see some competition to JetStar