Zonezi Properties
333 at the beach Zonezi Properties British International School, Phuket
The Phuket News Novosti Phuket Khao Phuket

Login | Create Account | Search

Chongqing Airlines launches direct flights to Phuket

Chongqing Airlines launches direct flights to Phuket

PHUKET: Chongqing Airlines became the latest airline flying direct from mainland China to Phuket with the arrival of Flight OQ2093 from Chongqing landing at Phuket International Airport late yesterday afternoon (Apr 2).

By The Phuket News

Monday 3 April 2023, 04:36PM

The Airbus A320neo touched down at 5:58pm with 128 tourists on board, reported the Special Affairs and Public Relations Division at the Phuket International Airport Administration Department (AoT Phuket).

On hand to welcome the arrivals were AoT staff led by administrative officer Wiwattana Tamjoy, handing out souvenir gifts as the tourists disembarked via Gate 15 at the International Passenger Terminal.

The new service (CKG-HKT) will operate four times a week throughout April, ramping up to daily flights throughout May, reported the Airports of Thailand Co Ltd ground service company AOTGA.

Subscribe to The Phuket News

The launch of the new flight service marked Chongqing Airlines becoming the 61st airline currently operating flights to Phuket International Airport, AOTGA also reported.

Chongqing, with an estimated urban population of 16.34 million as of 2020, is the fourth largest city in China by population, after Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen.

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

* (Not Hotmail/Outlook)

Be the first to comment.


Have a news tip-off? Click here


Phuket community
Two injured in accidents in front of Satree Phuket School within one night

Two totally unneeded 'accidents'. We not read about alcohol- and drugs tests done. No charg...(Read More)

Kathu Police transferred after nightclub raids

We just wait for a 'Colonel raid' of Chalong RTP station like done Patong and Kathu. Nasa12 ...(Read More)

Officials investigate tourists ordered out of van at Phuket pier

No one was 'ordered' anywhere with threat of force. Seems to me the situation was de escala...(Read More)

Car collides with stray cows on Thepkrasattri Rd

Uh, from the damage on the truck, somewhere is a cow suffering horribly if not already dead from se...(Read More)

Male employees to receive 15 days of paternity leave

GASP! 'Woke-ism' (aka compassionate humanism) has come to Thailand. ...(Read More)

All taxis welcome at Rassada Pier after ’turf war’ hits spotlight

The days of tourists having to walk and drag their luggage a long way off the airport to avoid the c...(Read More)

All taxis welcome at Rassada Pier after ’turf war’ hits spotlight

Great news! Today Rassada Pier...soon to fall should be the mafia run cartels at the airport. Seems ...(Read More)

All taxis welcome at Rassada Pier after ’turf war’ hits spotlight

There is not a single day that Phuket not proves NOT to be a international first class tourist desti...(Read More)

All taxis welcome at Rassada Pier after ’turf war’ hits spotlight

Talking about a 'long time solution', there is just one: Cancel/rule out permanent any right...(Read More)

All taxis welcome at Rassada Pier after ’turf war’ hits spotlight

would be better to have that sign written in english also...just in case... ...(Read More)