Air India on Wednesday announced the commencement of a non-stop flight between Kolkata and Bangkok from October 23.
AI322 will depart from Kolkata at 10:00 pm to reach Bangkok at 2:05 am, the next day. The return flight AI321 will take off from Bangkok at 3:05 am to land in Kolkata at 4:10 am.
Bookings for the flights have already opened on all channels, including Air India’s website, mobile app, and through travel agents (including online travel agents).
The flight, operated with a narrowbody Airbus family aircraft, will have a two-class configuration of Economy and Business Class and operate six days a week from Monday to Saturday.
This direct flight to Bangkok will enable passengers to take convenient connections via Bangkok to and from 10 destinations in Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia on the network of Bangkok Airways, with whom Air India partnered with for an interline partnership.
Air India currently operates a total of 14 flights to Bangkok per week with daily non-stop flights from Delhi and Mumbai connecting the destination.
“Building a more robust network is a key element of Air India’s transformation journey and the new launch is in line with the airline’s commitment to expand connectivity and enhance frequency on its domestic and international sectors as it keeps augmenting the fleet with new aircraft,” said the airline in a press release.