More international flights to Hua Hin, Thailand soon

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Getting to the seaside resort city of Hua Hin may become easier for international tourists as more direct flights will land soon in the city’s international airport.

Today, John Laroche, CEO of Phoenix Aviation International Ltd. dished information about the Phoenix Plan, which is a private sector initiative fully funded by the Phoenix Group that aims “to bring flights directly to Hua Hin as well as to deliver an unparalleled passenger experience and world-class airline efficiency while increasing the productivity and commerciality of Hua Hin airport.”

Aside from elevating the capacity of the regional airport, the plan will also have an impact on the Hua Hin city and neighbouring districts benefitting its tourism industry by bringing passengers directly to Hua Hin and creating longer stays.

The Phoenix Plan will target to bring passengers and airplanes from 6 to 7-hour radius. Some of these destinations include: China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, Australia, and the Middle East. It targets to serve 100,000 passengers on its first year in 2022 and aiming to fly 1,000,000 tourists by 2025.

Hua Hin welcomes around 14 million annually, mostly arriving by boat. Hua Hin is served by road, rail, and sea routes. Currently, AirAsia serves flight from Kuala Lumpur.

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