Air Asia will formally launch a route from Bangkok in Thailand to Hong Kong from October 26, 2008.

The new service will be operated using new Airbus A320 aircraft which Air Asia has just purchased.

This new route is to provide more options for travelers from both Hong Kong and mainland China with access to a number of tour destinations in Thailand such as Phuket, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Samui and Krabi via Bangkok through the flight network of Air Asia. And through the aviation hub in Bangkok, travelers also can go to any ofthe Southeast Asian countries.