(22 Mar 2021) Thai AirAsia today launched a Domestic Fly-Thru service at Don Mueang Airport (DMK) for 42 domestic routes in Thailand.
The service enables guests to connect easily without having to check-in again for their connecting flights and receive their checked baggage straight at the final destination.
Travellers will now be able to use the domestic fly-thru service when connecting between provinces including Udon Thani (UTH), Khon Kaen (KKC), Krabi (KBV), Roi-Et (ROI), Nakhon Panom (KOP), Nan (NNT), Phitsanulok (PHS), Chiang Rai (CEI), Trang (TST), Ubon Ratchathani (UBP) and Surat Thani (URT) to Chiang Mai (CNX), Phuket (HKT), Hat Yai (HDY) and Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST).
Those who choose Domestic Fly-Thru will also now be automatically booked on the next closest flight in case of a delay or cancellation resulting in a missed connection.
Santisuk Klongchaiya, AirAsia Thailand Chief Executive Officer, said, “AirAsia is the carrier with the most domestic routes and highest frequency in Thailand and is ready to cater to the increasing demand for domestic travel, allowing travelers to explore more destinations across the Kingdom. Domestic Fly-Thru will facilitate domestic travelers and offer them greater convenience by requiring only one check-in and having checked baggage sent to the guest’s final destination.
“We have been offering the Fly-Thru service for international flights and we’re pleased to be extending this convenience for domestic travelers as well. Fly-Thru will be available for connections with a 90-minute or more layover. This will surely appeal to more traveler groups and various types of tourists that will in the end help to stimulate the economy in general.”
Travellers can book a Domestic Fly-Thru by simply selecting origin and destination cities such as Roi-Et – Phuket and the system will automatically match flights available for Fly-Thru via Don Mueang.
The service is also available when booking through other channels such as ticketing agents and AirAsia sale-counters at airports across Thailand.
All Domestic Fly-Thru service will connect via Don Mueang Airport as the intermediate hub. Upon arrival at Don Mueang, travellers follow the “Domestic Fly-Thru Passenger” signs to their next flight and pass through ticket check and carry-on bag scan on the second floor before proceeding to the third floor waiting area. They should arrive at the gate no less than 20 minutes before departure.