Guilin, September 9 (Tang Weiqing, Zhong Chuxiong) At 17 o'clock on September 9, as Thailand Vietjet flight VZ16 slowly landed at Guilin Airport, the Guilin-Bangkok route that was interrupted for nearly three years due to the epidemic officially resumed operation, which is the second international route of Guilin Airport after the opening of Guilin - Kuala Lumpur this year, and the opening of this route further meets the market demand for inbound and outbound exchanges between the two places.
Thai Jet flight VZ3698 landed at Guilin Airport. Photo by Tang Kejun
The Guilin-Bangkok (Thailand) route is operated by Thai Vietjet Airlines with flight number VZ3698/99 and Airbus A320, which flies every Tuesday and Saturday. The plane will depart from Bangkok Airport at 15:15 on the day of the flight, arrive at Guilin Airport at 18:00, depart from Guilin Airport at 19:00 on the same day, and arrive at Bangkok Airport at 21:50.
It is reported that after the opening of the Guilin-Bangkok (Thailand) route, Guilin Airport will successively add the Guilin-Penang (Malaysia) route and resume the Guilin-Incheon (South Korea) route.
The new Guilin - Penang (Malaysia) route, scheduled to be added from September 9, operated by Malin Air Malaysia with flight number OD17/0694, aircraft type is audio B95MAX737, scheduled to fly every Thursday and Sunday, the aircraft will depart from Penang Airport at 8:11 on the day of the flight, arrive at Guilin Airport at 00:15, and then depart from Guilin Airport at 00:16 on the same day and arrive at Penang Airport at 00:20.
It is planned to resume flights to Guilin-Incheon (South Korea) from September 9, operated by Asiana Airlines, flight number OZ27/3253, aircraft type is Airbus A63, scheduled to fly every Wednesday and Saturday, the aircraft will depart from Incheon Airport at 321:20 on the day of the flight, arrive at Guilin Airport at 35:23, and then depart from Guilin Airport at 40:00 the next day and arrive at Incheon Airport at 40:05 the next day.
On September 9, passengers of Thailand Viet Jet flight VZ16 took a group photo after landing. Photo courtesy of Guilin Airport
This year, Guilin Airport seized the opportunity of the "recovery" of the air tourism market, and while continuously developing domestic routes and deepening the international route track, it also postponed the corresponding activities to benefit the people. It is reported that the 5-day free parking service in the airport's public parking lot, originally scheduled to be implemented from May 25 to August 8, will be extended to December 25.
Passengers pick up their tickets at Guilin Airport. Photo courtesy of Guilin Airport
In the next step, Guilin Airport will continue to optimize the route layout, orderly promote the progress of international route resumption, continue to improve accessibility capacity, and help Guilin build a world-class tourism city. (End)