Thai Lion Air flies Mumbai four a week

BANGKOK, 24 May 2018: Thai Lion Air will increase its services between Bangkok and Mumbai in India to four weekly flights, effective 29 May.

According to Airlineroute’s timetable information the new flight to Mumbai will depart Bangkok every Tuesday, using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

The other three flights depart on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Flight time is four hours and 25 minutes.

Flights depart Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport at 0225 and arrive in Mumbai at 0540. The return flights depart Mumbai at 0655 and arrive in Bangkok at 1245.

Thai Lion Air is the only airline based in Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport that offers flights to Mumbai.

Thai Lion Air’s cheapest fare on the Mumbai run is THB 14,426 with no competitor offering direct services.

Out of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport there is plenty of competition on the route with THAI, Bangkok Airways, Air India and Jet Airways all offering daily direct flights.

Bangkok Airways sells a roundtrip ticket for THB 11,321, Air India THB 11,338, Jet Airways THB 13,360 and THAI THB 21,228.

Meanwhile in April, Thai Lion Air, which is a subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lion Air, increased its Jakarta to Bangkok service from a single daily to double daily.

The additional flight, using a Boeing 737-900ER, departs from Don Mueang International Airport at 0900 and arrives at Soekarno-Hatta International at 1230.

The returns SL117 flight depart Jakarta at 1310 and arrives in Bangkok at 1700 to connect with the airline’s domestic flights to various tourist destinations in Thailand.

Established in 2013, Thai Lion Air offers flights to 12 domestic destinations and around 20 international destinations.