13 March 2013: AirAsia will offer 10 daily services from Don Mueang to Phuket starting 30 April.

CEO of Thai AirAsia, Tassapon Bijleveld, said AirAsia will focus on increasing flight frequencies on its most popular routes this year.

“From 30 April, AirAsia will be offer up to 10 direct flights a day from Bangkok to Phuket, the airline’s southern flight hub and Thailand’s number one domestic and international tourist destination.”

“The island is popular year-round … AirAsia is confident that its additional flights will provide the best travel options for Phuket’s visitors, giving them a variety of affordable flights and convenient times,” Mr Tassapon said.

To celebrate the new flight, the airline is selling a one-way fare at Bt490. Bookings can be made at http://www.airasia.com until 17 March for travel between 30 April and 30 November.

For travellers looking for an even better deal, AirAsiaGo offers package deals for a two-night stay, with accommodation and flights starting at Bt1,599 (inclusive of tax) per person, based on twin share accommodation. See http://www.AirAsiaGo.com.