Cambodia Airways launched a new route to Bangkok followed a day later by Philippine Airlines to Manila. Both airlines will be followed in June by Thai AirAsia , which just announced to launch a new route linking Phnom Penh to Phuket.
Low-cost carrier Thai AirAsia has announced direct flights between Phuket and the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. The new route is due to start on June 1 and will be served four times a week. TAA already serves Siem Reap out of Phuket.
The new route comes as part of the airline’s ongoing establishment of a network across Asia and its push into the Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) market, according to TAA CEO Santisuk Klongchaiya.Finally, Taiwan carrier Eva Air is also increasing capacity to Phnom Penh over the summer on Taipei Taoyuan – Phnom Penh route. The route is currently served with an Airbus A321 aircraft but between August and the end of October, the carrier will put in service an Airbus A330-200.