THAI Airways is set to begin direct flights to its newest destination, Sapporo, Japan on October 30.
The Bangkok-Sapporo route will be serviced thrice-weekly in the period after its launch, but will be increased to four flights a week from December 30. THAI Airways is deploying the Airbus A330-300 aircraft for this route.
Flights will depart Bangkok on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 23.45 and arrive in Sapporo at 08.00 local time the next day.
Return flights are scheduled to depart Sapporo on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10.45 and touch down in Bangkok at 16.15 on the same day.
THAI Airways currently flies to five destinations in Japan: Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka and both Narita and Haneda airports in Tokyo.
The airline is offering a special promotion on all Japan routes during the introductory period for the new flight. Economy class tickets start from 29,300 baht (US$942), while Royal Silk class tickets start from 64,920 baht, excluding taxes and surcharges.