Thailand and Finnair prepared the first inaugural flight from Stockholm to Bangkok and Phuket this October

(From left to right) Ms. Thanida Menasavet,​ Ms. Anna Sotaniemi, Mr.Robert Lonnblad, Mrs. Kanchana Patarachoke,

and Miss Eurblarp Sriphiromya.

Tourism Authority of Thailand, Stockholm Office, together with Finnair tightens its long cooperation and kick-starts the launch of the first nonstop flights from Arlanda, Stockholm in Sweden to Bangkok and Phuket in Thailand for the winter season 2021/2022. All routes will be operated with an Airbus A350 aircraft.

Miss Eurblarp Sriphiromya Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for Nordic and Baltic countries, together with Finnair representative – Mr.Robert Lonnblad, Scandinavia General Manager, ​Ms. Anna Sotaniemi, Senior Manager, Government & Institutional Relations came to visit Thailand’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mrs. Kanchana Patarachoke, and Ms. Thanida Menasavet, Minister Counsellor, to discuss the launch of the inaugural flights at the Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm on October the 5th, 2021.

“Winter is approaching and we are very excited to welcome all Swedes back to the beautiful beaches of Phuket, vibrant city of Bangkok , spicy and delicious food and the warm hospitality of Thai people. They really miss their Swede friends. For decades, we have built such a close relationship between Sweden and Thailand. As a result, the Swedish market also plays a significant role in Thailand tourism. The opening of Finnair inaugural flights to Thailand is another milestone which indicates that. Without Swedes, Thailand will not be the same.I am so overwhelmed that Finnair has great confidence in Thailand”, says Miss Eurblarp Sriphiromya Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand.

As of October 22, Finnair flies nonstop from Arlanda to Bangkok and Phuket five times a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.Flights to Phuket will be operated until April 21, 2022 and Bangkok until April 22, 2022.