Bangkok, 9 December, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a host of special marketing initiatives to mark Thai Airways International’s (THAI) new three times weekly direct service between Sydney and Phuket, with the inaugural flight arriving at Phuket International Airport on 8 December, 2021.
Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing – Asia and the South Pacific, said,“This is the first time a direct Sydney-Phuket-Sydney route has been operated, and it represents a great opportunity to grow the Australian market not only to Phuket, but also to other picturesque destinations around Southern Thailand.”
THAI’s new Sydney-Phuket service, scheduled to depart from Sydney each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, is expected to carry about 90-140 passengers per flight during December 2021 and January 2022.
To mark the start of THAI’s new Sydney-Phuket, TAT arranged a warm welcome at Phuket International Airport. On hand for the arrival of the inaugural flight TG478 from Sydney on 8 December, 2021, was a welcoming souvenir and a special welcoming committee of high-ranking tourism officials. This included Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing – Asia and the South Pacific; Mr. Natthapong Phokairat, THAI Managing Director of the Ground Services Department;…