Thai AirAsia to establish Phuket base from Nov-2009
Thai AirAsia confirmed the launch of base operations in Phuket from Nov-2009 (eTN, 02-Sep-09). The carrier plans to base one aircraft in Phuket, to increased to three/four in the future, and launch two international routes, including Hong Kong. Reports suggest the other route may be Denpasar. Other services being considered from Phuket include Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap, Vientiane, Jakarta, Medan and Surabaya.