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Thai AirAsia faces airport cost strain

19 Jul 2020 02:28:31


Thai Vietjet has warned Thai AirAsia about the cost burden of operating a new hub at Suvarnabhumi airport, a move expected to heat up domestic competition at the biggest airport in Thailand.

Airports of Thailand (AoT) confirmed that Thai AirAsia has been given the green light to operate from Suvarnabhumi, in addition to its existing hub at Don Mueang airport, starting with 24 domestic flights a day to tourist destinations like Surat Thani, Chiang Mai and Phuket.

Thai Vietjet, a low-cost carrier with a hub at Suvarnabhumi, said operating an airline from two hubs in the same city comes with pros and cons.

Read full story: bangkokpost.com

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