The inaugural reception was hosted by Malaysian Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB), attended by Malaysian and Thai authorities, top management from both MAHB and the airline, travel agents and the media.
(L to R) S. Vereen, Airport Operation Committee KLIA; Ishak Ismail, Director of Tourism Malaysia (ASEAN); Yang Berbahagia Dato’Azmi Murad, Senior General Manager Operations, Malaysia Airports; M.L. Nandhika Varavarn, Vice President Corporate Communications, Bangkok Airways; and Wiboon Nimitrwanich, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Malaysia Office.
Bangkok Airways expanded its regional service to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 31. Kuala Lumpur is Bangkok Airway’s third international gateway offering non-stop service to Koh Samui after the well-received Koh Samui-Singapore and Koh Samui-Hong Kong services.
The airline flies daily non-stop service with the Airbus 319, all economy class model with the total capacity of 138 seats. Flight PG951 leaves Koh Samui at 1755hrs and arrives Kuala Lumpur at 2025hrs. From Kuala Lumpur, PG952 leaves KLIA at 0825hrs and arrives Koh Samui at 0905hrs.
The airlines new service to Kuala Lumpur uses the Airbus 319, all economy class model with the total capacity of 138 seats.