Air China boosts Bangkok flights

BANGKOK, 30 August 2019; Air China will start a new flight from Wenzhou in China to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport.

The new service will start on 3 November and will continue until 31 March according to winter timetable information.  Using a 180-seat A320 aircraft, Air China will serve the route four times weekly.

Direct flights to Bangkok will depart on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. According to Airlineroute timetable information, the flight will depart Wenzhou at 1155 and arrive in Bangkok at 1515. The return flight will depart Bangkok at 1615 and arrive in Wenzhou at 2100

Air China previously offered a one-stop service to Bangkok from Wenzhou but with a change of plane at an intermediary destination in China. Roundtrip fares were quoted at THB13,000 to THB16,000

Wenzhou is a port and industrial city in China’s Zhejiang province, straddling the Oujiang River on the East China Sea. The river’s Jiangxin Island features pagodas, gardens and the 1789 Jiangxin Temple.

Nearby Jiushan Park offers walking trails and city views. The Wenzhou Museum’s exhibits focus on regional crafts and history. North of the river, Mount Yandang has designated scenic areas. (Wikipedia)