Penang, 26 August 2022 – Firefly, an airline beneath Malaysia Aviation Group (Magazine), has recommenced passenger flights to Phuket (HKT) from Penang (PEN) using its just lately refreshed Boeing 737-800 plane. Flight FY3600 departed from Penang for Phuket and arrived at 2.20 PM group time with 134 travellers. The airline will run 4 durations weekly from Penang (PEN) to Phuket (HKT) and vice versa. The recommencement marked the second world location for Firefly quickly after Seletar in Singapore previous June.
Firefly Chief Govt Officer Philip See reported, “As world journey restrictions, notably all through ASEAN, are lifted, customers are fired up and searching ahead to journey for leisure trouble-cost-free. The launching of our new Boeing 737-800 jets earlier this yr will drive additional guests and fly extra passengers to quite a few locations, connecting them amongst cities and favourite vacation places like Phuket.
The assist recommencement from Penang is conveniently timed to get there at midday in Phuket to offer purchasers ample time to check in at their lodging. Prospects travelling to Phuket will take pleasure in delicious meals and drinks, participate in handicrafts, view street performances, stroll the seaside entrance and a number of other extra. In distinction, these travelling to Penang would possibly uncover the richness of Penang by utilizing historic colonial structure, gorgeous seashores, among the world’s perfect road meals and a variety of far more.”
Tourism Authority Thailand, Kuala Lumpur Workplace atmosphere Mrs. Nongyao Jirundorn reported, “It’s terrific to see that Malaysian travellers from Penang assume of Thailand as a preferred spot and prepared to take a look at Phuket with the benefit of Firefly’s quick flight. Penang and Phuket share similarities in historic previous and cultures. Malaysian guests will actually really feel like home away from residence when profiting from distinctive Phuket southern meals objects and the stunning seashores.
This 12 months, there are 890,000 vacationer arrivals to Phuket from all greater than the globe. Thailand additionally welcomed 560,000 Malaysian vacationers from January to August this calendar yr.”
Tourism Authority Thailand, Phuket Workplace Ms. Nantasiri Ranasiri included that “Phuket has a number of to supply, it’s a house to astounding seashores. Vacationers will get to have the benefit of Phuket’s gastronomy, with assortment of foodstuff from Michelin eating locations to native avenue meals objects. There are additionally quite a few large-high high quality widespread inns and resorts with protected and sound and hygienic ways to welcome all Malaysians.
Within the meantime, Chief Govt Officer of Penang Worldwide Tourism Mr Ooi Chok Yan added, “We appear forward to even additional boosting vacationer arrivals, while at the exact same time, connecting Penangites and the northern neighborhood to much more locations internationally with the Firefly community. Penang has a big quantity extra to offer than simply serene seaside entrance retreats. Penang, also called the Pearl of the Orient, is acknowledged as a UNESCO complete world heritage metropolis whereby it showcases to the atmosphere its quaint legacy constructions, historical past, artwork, and tradition that co-exist together with modern enhancement in addition to the freshly acknowledged Penang Hill UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.”
Earlier April, Firefly recommenced flight making use of Boeing 737-800 to fairly just a few locations these kind of as Langkawi, Johor Bharu, Kuching, and Kota Kinabalu. By way of this recommencement, customers from Kota Kinabalu now have a improved choice to journey between the city and the ASEAN area with much more profit and benefit.
Consumers touring with our Boeing 737-800 jets can tailor-make their journey with the price bundle provides from Moreover, Extra or Flex. It arrives with a 20 KG checked baggage allowance, in-flight highly regarded meals, two durations flight modifications, Enrich factors, priority baggage, boarding & test out-in, all seat vary, trip insurance coverage protection and plenty of much more.
Firefly is dedicated to serving customers with seamless help, adaptability and conserving extra by giving good reductions, adaptability, and higher connections amongst cities so patrons can fly with consolation and price collectively. Firefly goals to hook up passengers in simply the areas, delivering additional choices and seamless assist on every journey.
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