AirAsia, Bangkok Airways resume Cambodia flights; Scoot expands Vietnam, Malaysia network

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Phnom Penh's current international airport. (PHOTO: Cambodia Airports)

San MarinoStarting from 1 February 2022, Bangkok Airways will increase its direct service between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Phnom Penh (Cambodia) to be twice-daily flights to support the increasing travel demand between the two cities. The added services between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and Phnom Penh (Cambodia) will be operated by Airbus A319 or A320 aircraft. The outbound flight PG935 departs Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International airport) at 17.20hrs. and arrives at Phnom Penh International Airport at 18.35hrs. The inbound flight PG936 leaves Phnom Penh International airport at 19.25hrs. and arrives Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International airport) at 20.40hrs.

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Cambodia is relaxing its quarantine requirements for vaccinate travellers to help rebuild its tourism industry. (PHOTO: Matt Driskill)

Additionally, Bangkok Airways is currently offering an extra 10 kilograms baggage allowance for all passengers traveling on Bangkok – Phnom Penh flights, where Economy passengers are offered a total of 30 kilograms baggage allowance while Business Class passengers are offered 50 kilograms. The added privilege is available until 26 March 2022 and is valid on Bangkok Airways (PG) operating flights.

AirAsia resumes flights to Phnom Penh

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AirAsia said it has launched its inaugural resumption flight to Phnom Penh from Kuala Lumpur. Riad Asmat, AirAsia Malaysia CEO said, “Phnom Penh has always been a very popular leisure destination for AirAsia in the past, and we are excited to launch the inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur after almost two years. The overwhelming response as seen today signifies a strong pent-up demand for international leisure travel and we expect a strong rebound as international restrictions continue to ease. AirAsia is proud to support this initiative by the Cambodian government and we look forward to launching more flights to the country soon. From an operational standpoint, we have extensively prepared to ensure all of our guests can travel safely, seamlessly and with peace of mind.” Fully vaccinated travelers from Malaysia who wish to travel to Cambodia must meet the requirements set by the Cambodian government prior to purchasing their flights and upon arrival.

Scoot expands Malaysia, Vietnam network

Bangkok Airways
(PHOTO: Bangkok Airways)

With the reopening of Vietnam to international flights from selected countries including Singapore, Scoot has resumed four-times weekly passenger service from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City, as of 26 January 2022, supplementing the ongoing daily passenger service from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore. Scoot will also resume two-times weekly passenger service between Singapore and Hanoi from 22 February. In addition to Scoot’s current network in Malaysia, we will also be launching two-times weekly flights between Singapore and Miri, from 23 February 2022. This will be the second city Scoot flies to in the State of Sarawak, after the capital, Kuching. Coupled with Scoot’s recent announcement of the resumption of flights between Singapore and Gold Coast, Australia, these launches and  resumptions demonstrate Scoot’s commitment and optimism in working towards reinstating its pre-pandemic network.

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