|A Thai Vietjet plane. — Photo courtesy of Vietjet|
BANGKOK — Thai Vietjet made up 17.3 per cent of the Thai market share in 2020, surpassing NokAir and Thai Lion for the first time at 16 per cent and 14.7 per cent, respectively.
According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand's (CAAT) latest air transport statistics for the fourth quarter of 2020, low-cost carriers (LCCs) accounted for over 80 per cent of the country’s domestics market share.
Having launched schedule services since September 2016 as the last airline to enter Thai market, Thai Vietjet has won trust from local and international travellers over the last four years.
Thai Vietjet is co-operating with Vietjet to extend its flight network and provide more opportunities for travellers in the world to discover Thailand and many other countries.
Currently the airline operates 14 domestic routes from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Krabi, Hat Yai, Khon-kaen, Nakhon Si Thammarat, UbonRatchathani, Surat Thani,Udon Thani plus the direct flight from Chiang Rai to Phuket, Hat Yai, and Udon Thani, direct flight from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Si Thammarat.
It is also providing flights on eight routes connecting Thailand and Việt Nam such as Bangkok to Đà Lạt/Đà Nẵng, and more international routes from Thailand to mainland China. — VNS