29 November 2008

LATEST UPDATE (as at 6.00pm Malaysian time): Bangkok Airport Closure – AirAsia Mounts Third Rescue Mission

By AirAsia

AirAsia is pleased to inform guests that we are mounting a rescue flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok on Sunday, 30 November. The flight will depart LCCT Sepang at 4.25 pm Malaysian time and will arrive at the U-Tapao Navalbase in Bangkok at 5:30 pm Thai time. Please note that the flight departing for Kuala Lumpur from U-Tapao at 6.00 pm Thai time, will be for guests who have been stranded in Bangkok for the past few days. The Survanabhumi International Aiport will continue to be closed until 1 December 2008. As such, all AirAsia to and from Bangkok on 30 November 2008 have been cancelled.

AirAsia Rescue Flight

AK886 Kuala Lumpur – Bangkok (U-Tapao) 1625 – 1720 (local time)
AK887 Bangkok (U-Tapao) – Kuala Lumpur 1800 – 2105 (local time)

Guests have been notified by phone.

Outbound guests from Kuala Lumpur to U-Tapao will be transported by bus to central Bangkok free of charge. Meanwhile, guests flying back to Kuala Lumpur will be provided complimentary bus pick-up to U-Tapao from the Novotel Bangna Bangkok, 333 Srinakarin Road, Bangkok.

Due to limited facilities at U-Tapao, guests are advised to assemble at Novotel Bangna Bangkok at 10am for checking in.Please do not proceed directly to U-Tapao as the limited facility does not allow us to perform check in there for our guests.

Please note that guests will be accepted on the flight subject to availability of seats.