Bangkok, 22 December, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently welcomed TUI Nordic’s first winter 2021/2022 charter flights to Phuket and Krabi, as part of the tour operator’s series of charter flights from the Nordic countries scheduled during late November 2021 to late April 2022.
Operated by TUI Fly, the first flight from Copenhagen arrived in Phuket in late November 2021 with 296 passengers from Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, making it the first-ever charter flight to land in Thailand after the country’s reopening.
Meanwhile, the first flight from Oslo, Norway, arrived in Krabi on 18 December, 2021, bringing 294 passengers, and also making it the first-ever charter flight from the Nordic market to land in Krabi.
Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, Deputy Governor for International Marketing – Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Americas, said, “These flights mark the start of the partnership between TAT and TUI Nordic in promoting the reopening of Thailand to international tourism under the new normal.”
TAT is partnering with TUI Nordic in arranging 11 charter flights per week to Phuket and Krabi from cities in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden in winter 2021/2022.
Mr. Chattan said, “These flights are expected to bring an estimated 50,000 travellers from the Nordic market to Thailand’s…