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Norwegian crew and Micke Bayart, key account manager at Swedavia (photo: Frida Weberg)

New Stockholm-Krabi route starts

Norwegian inaugurates its new direct long-haul route from Arlanda to the Thai holiday destination.

This winter, Swedes will be able to fly direct to another long-haul destination in Thailand. Norwegian has just started its direct service to the holiday destination of Krabi, with two weekly departures from Stockholm Arlanda.

Norwegian flies to Krabi from Stockholm Arlanda twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays, until late March 2019.

Thailand continues to be a favourite destination for Swedes, the airport operator Swedavia points out.

Norwegian already flies non-stop between Stockholm and Bangkok, and with the new destination of Krabi, Swedish travellers have more opportunities to fly direct to Thailand during the winter season.

Bangkok is a year-round destination, while Krabi, located 900 kilometres to the south with its white sandy beaches, is a winter-only route.

12% more pax
“We are pleased that Norwegian continues to expand at Stockholm Arlanda and welcome the new route,” said Elizabeth Axtelius, aviation business director at Swedavia.

“Now more Swedes have an opportunity to fly non-stop to their holiday destination, which makes their journey faster and more convenient. Thailand is a popular destination for Swedes, and in the past year the number of passengers flying to the country has increased 12%.”

Thomas Ramdahl, chief commercial officer at Norwegian, added: “There is great interest among Scandinavians in travelling to Thailand, so it is gratifying to be able to offer another direct route there.

“With Krabi, our passengers have even more options and can fly to Bangkok on their journey from Stockholm Arlanda and return from Krabi to combine big city excitement and beach life.”

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