Visakhapatnam, February 2, 2024
In a significant boost for travel enthusiasts in Visakhapatnam and its neighboring regions, Air Asia-Thailand is gearing up to introduce direct flights from Visakhapatnam to Bangkok, commencing from April 9, 2024. Operating every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, this new route is set to unveil the vibrant beauty of Thailand to residents of Visakhapatnam and nearby areas.
Passengers can now jet off to Bangkok in just 2 hours and 45 minutes from Vizag, with fares starting as low as 7999, including a complimentary luggage allowance of up to 7kgs. The convenient scheduling of the flights provides flexibility for travelers to explore Thailand’s cultural richness and natural wonders.
Additionally, Air Asia will also be introducing a direct flight from Visakhapatnam to Malaysia’s bustling capital, Kuala Lumpur, with services commencing from April 26th, operating three times a week. The starting fare for this exciting new route is an affordable 7999. Bookings are now live on the Air Asia website, offering passengers the opportunity to secure their seats for a seamless journey.
It’s worth noting that Visa-free travel to Thailand is currently available to Indians until May 2024, making Thailand an even more attractive and convenient travel destination for Indian tourists. Similarly, visa-free travel to Malaysia extends until December 2024, with the flight duration being a mere 4 hours, making it an accessible and fascinating destination for travelers from Visakhapatnam.
In the realm of domestic connectivity, Visakhapatnam Airport is not lagging behind. Air India Express is set to launch a new domestic air connection to Hyderabad, with flights starting from February 9th in the evening around 6 pm. This development is expected to enhance the accessibility and connectivity between Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad, catering to the needs of both business and leisure travelers.
Reflecting the growing popularity of Visakhapatnam as a travel hub, the airport witnessed a remarkable growth rate of 23%, handling over 28.97 lakh passengers in 2023 compared to 22.28 lakh passengers in 2022. This surge in passenger numbers underlines the increasing significance of Visakhapatnam Airport as a pivotal gateway for domestic and international travelers.
As Visakhapatnam Airport continues to expand its horizons, these new international flights and enhanced domestic connectivity promise exciting opportunities for travelers, offering a seamless and enriched travel experience. Prepare to embark on new adventures as Visakhapatnam becomes a hub connecting diverse destinations.