Olbia, February, 22th, 2018 – As anticipated during the press conference last Monday, Air Italy announces the new direct flight from Milan Malpensa to Bangkok, that will operate starting next September, 9th.
The new flight between Malpensa Airport and the capital of Thailand will be active 4 times a week, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
It will take off from Milan at 14.45 with arrival at 06.50 local time the next day, while from Bangkok the return flight will leave at 08.50 with landing at Malpensa at 15.40. On Monday the schedule changes: the departure from Milan is planned at 18.55 (arrival in Bangkok at 11.00) and from Thailand it takes off on Tuesday at 1.00 pm with landing in Italy at 19.50. The flight time is approximately eleven hours and 30 minutes.
The round trip promotional fares in Economy and Business Class on Milan Malpensa-Bangkok are respectively from 441 euros and 1.585 euros, while to fly via Malpensa, for example from Rome Fiumicino, an economy round trip ticket starts from 492 euros, a business class one from 1.635 euros. The rates from Naples, Palermo, Catania and Lamezia Terme via Malpensa are already on sale on the Company's website.
The launch of this new route is a highlight of the development plan of Air Italy, which includes in 2018 six intercontinental flights from Milan Malpensa and five national routes. The plan in fact starts on May 1st with daily multiple flights from Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania and Lamezia Terme, designed to be in connection from June 1st with Malpensa-New York, then with Malpensa-Miami, starting June 8th , and with Malpensa-Bangkok, from September 9th.
Andrea Andorno, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Italy stated: "Following the launch of the Milan-New York and the Milan-Miami, the opening of the Malpensa-Bangkok route represents an important step for the increase in our new network. In fact, thanks to the Thai capital, it begins to include an important eastern destination. The use of an Airbus 330-200 on this route will allow our passengers to have a completely new travel experience: they will be able to enjoy an exclusive quality service, tailored to their comfort needs. "
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