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Meixian Airport Opens Air Route to Thailand

Update: 2017-11-14 10:50:04 Source: Meizhou Daily Hits:34

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The inaugural-flight passengers arrived at meixian airport.(Photo Source: Meizhou daily, Shot by: Lin Xiang)

At 12: 35 yesterday afternoon, a bird-like painted aircraft landed smoothly at Meixian Airport, which marked the Thai Batiya-Meizhou international route officially navigated.Wen Wenxing, General Manager of Guangdong Airport Authority, and Wu Zetong, vice Mayor, attended the inaugural ceremony.

It is reported that aircraft B737 - 800 was used on this route by Thailand's Nok Airlines Public Company Ltd., with 2 shifts per week on every Monday and Wednesday, which takes off from Bartiya at 9: 00 Beijing time, arrive at Meizhou at 12: 00, then return from Meizhou at 13:00, and arrive at Bartiya at 16:00. This is the second southeast Asia route of Meixian Airport opened after the Jakarta route. So far, the number of Airline of meixian airport has increased to 11, the number of navigation cities has increased to 16.

It is understood that the flight tickets from Meixian to Batiya in November has been sold out. Mr. Zeng, a 66-year-old citizen, told reporters that when he learned the news that Meixian Airport would open Thai routes, he has made a good plan in advance. Once the tour group could set off from Meizhou to Thailand, he and a dozen of his friends signed up for the tour.