Baku-Bangkok flights to up tourist flow to Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 22
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
The opening of direct flights between Baku and Bangkok will significantly increase the flow of tourists from the countries of Southeast Asia to Azerbaijan, Nahid Baghirov, head of the Azerbaijan Tourism Association, told Trend.
“The interest of tourists from Asian countries to Baku has started to grow in recent times. The opening of the direct flight will significantly increase the flow of tourists to Azerbaijan from Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia,” he said.
Baghirov noted that currently Azerbaijan is popular among tourists from Indonesia.
“We already have a number of Indonesia- and Malaysia-related programs and proposals,” he added.
Azerbaijan Airlines starts operating regular passenger flights from Baku to the capital of Thailand - Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International Airport) starting October 29.
This is the first regular direct passenger flight from the capital of Azerbaijan to Southeast Asia. Flights from Baku to Bangkok will be operated on Tuesdays and Sundays, while flights from Bangkok to Baku will depart on Wednesdays and Mondays.