Nok Air to operate All Services from Old Don Muang Airport from 25 March 2007

Travel News Asia Friday, 2 March 2007

Despite calls from many airlines, experienced travel industry professionals, and airline organisations not to operate two major airports simultaneously in Bangkok, Nok Air, a low cost Thailand-based airline, has confirmed that it will relocate from the high-tech new Suvarnabhumi Airport in the South of Bangkok to the old Don Muang Airport in the North. All the airline's flights will operate in and out of Don Muang airport from 25 March 2007.

Nok Airs airport office will be located at the Domestic Terminal, Don Muang airport, with eight check-in counters, counter number 27 to 34. In addition, Nok Air has three ticketing counters, two of which are located by the Departure Gate on the second floor, next to the entrance, and another one at an Arrival Gate on the ground floor.

On 25 March 2007, Nok Airs first three flights will leave Don Muang airport at 6.00 am as follows:

1: Bangkok - Udon Thani, DD9200, Departure time is 6.00 am, Arrival time is 7.05 am
2: Bangkok - Nakhon Si Thammarat, DD7804, Departure time is 6.00 am, Arrival time is 7.15 am
3: Bangkok - Hat Yai, DD7102, Departure time is 6.00 am, Arrival time is 7.30 am

Although Nok Air will begin its full operation at Don Muang on 25 March, there will be flights coming in to Don Muang during the evening of 24 March 2007 from various destinations as follows:

1: Hat Yai Bangkok, DD7113, Departure time is 7.10 pm, Arrival time is 8.40 pm
2: Hat Yai Bangkok, DD7117, Departure time is 9.30 pm, Arrival time is 11.00 pm
3: Phuket Bangkok, DD7515, Departure time is 6.20 pm, Arrival time is 7.45 pm
4: Phuket Bangkok, DD7519, Departure time is 8.45 pm, Arrival time is 10.10 pm
5: Nakhon Si Thammarat Bangkok, DD7815, Departure time is 10.20 pm, Arrival time is 11.35 pm
6: Chiang Mai Bangkok, DD8327, Departure time is 9.50 pm, Arrival time is 11.00 pm

In an attempt to ease the confusion and problems this move is sure to create, Nok Air has said that it is informing passengers of the flight relocations from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Don Muang airport, and other relevant information through its CRM, emails, SMS andCall Center 1318.

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