Emirates has launched daily services from Bangkok to
the enchanting city of Christchurch in New Zealand.
New Zealand is very popular with both Thai
leisure travellers and students and the new daily flight offers
Thais the chance to discover the country’s foremost festival city.
Operating daily, the service will connecting Bangkok and Christchurch with a brief stopover
in Sydney. Emirates will fly its Boeing 777-300ER on the route,
offering 364 seats in a three class configuration.
Khalid Bardan, Manager for Thailand and Indochina, said, “As
the only direct daily flight from Bangkok to Christchurch, this
service represents Emirates’ commitment to the Thailand market.
New Zealand has always been popular with Thai leisure travellers
but it is also a key market for Thais studying abroad. For both
groups Christchurch offers a wealth of entertainment and cultural
activities throughout the year.”
Located on the east coast
of South Island, Christchurch is a city of contrasts. The city is
cosmopolitan and set in a natural environment world-renowned for
its beauty. Among the highlights the city has to offer are the
weekend Arts Centre market, Christchurch Cathedral, Botanic
Gardens and International Antarctic Centre.
Emirates flight takes 13 hours 45 minutes from Bangkok to
Christchurch and the Boeing 777-300ER is fitted with 12 luxurious seats
in First class, 42 lie-flat beds in Business class, and generous
space for 310 passengers in Economy class.
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