AirAsia benefits for Phuket officials
PHUKET: AirAsia representatives met Phuket Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada yesterday (May 15) to offer special services for government officials.
Wednesday 16 May 2012, 11:50AM
Krid Pattanasan, AirAsia’s Assistant Manager of Corporate Partnerships and Branding, told V/Gov Chamroen that the company’s Go Government campaign aims to provide more convenience to government officials when they are travelling on business.
Government officials who want to to fly with Air Asia can show their official ID card when booking a seat at an Air Asia office, or use the number to book on the company’s website.
Officials can check-in 20 kilogrammes maximum of luggage, and eat meals on board for free.
There is also no charge for changing flight details up to 24 hours before the existing booking, though a fee of B500 applies for changes within 24 hours, up until two hours before departure for domestic flights, and B1,000 for international flights. However, the destination cannot be changed.
Bhuritt Maswongssa, Vice President of the Phuket Tourist Association, suggested that AirAsia should consider providing special promotions during major Phuket festivals and events, including the Vegetarian Festival, King’s Cup Regatta, Asian Beach Games, and Phuket Games.
He also asked they consider adding more flights from Phuket to Had Yai and Malaysia.