By The Nation
The airline will operate five flights a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the gateway to East India, in line with its business plan to continuously expand the portfolio of destinations offered to passengers.
The Bangkok-Kolkata route features both Smile Plus (Premium Economy) and Smile Class (Economy class). Passengers will be offered an in-flight meal and beverage service, seat selection and free baggage allowance up to 40 kg. THAI Smile is also offering a special discount for tickets on the inauguration of the new route, with prices starting at Bt3,740 one way (all inclusive) for travel from March 31 onwards.
The Bangkok-Kolkata service is one of three summer schedule routes to India offered by THAI Smile from Suvarnabhumi, starting on March 31. THe others are Lucknow (three flights/week) and Mumbai (seven flights/week). Tickets are available at www.thaismileair.com, via the call centre at 1181 or (02) 118 8888, or the Smile Service Centre and THAI Smile agents nationwide.