Air India is all set to start its Chandigarh-Bangkok flight from December 11. The bookings for the same have also started. The announcement gains significance as it comes in the backdrop of the airline missing several deadlines.
Direct flight to Bangkok from Chandigarh will take approximately five hours. “The inaugural fare for the return journey is Rs 21,500. However, the price may vary, depending upon the demand and supply,” The airline will operate this flight on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. It will depart from the Chandigarh International Airport at 2 pm and reach the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok at 8:15 pm (Bangkok local time). The local time of Bangkok is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of that in India.
The flight from Bangkok to Chandigarh will depart at 5:40 am (Bangkok local time) and reach here at 9:20 am (Indian local time). Air India will operate Airbus’s latest variant A320 Neo. The carrier has 12 business class seats and 150 seats for the economy class. Aircraft has better sitting arrangements with additional leg space in both the classes. This will help increase the air traffic from Chandigarh.