A new content agreement between Amadeus and Thai Lion Air makes seats on the LCC’s 17 routes, covering an array of destinations from Phuket to Ubon Ratchathani, available through Amadeus’ global network of travel agents.
Operating from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport, Thai Lion Air has been pursuing international expansion ambitiously, and in 2016 alone added Yangon, Ho Chi Minh City and Guangzhou to its route map. With this agreement, Thai Lion Air is the second carrier under Indonesia’s Lion Air Group to distribute its content through Amadeus. Its sister airline, Malindo Air, has a long standing partnership with Amadeus in the distribution space.
“There’s a growing demand for more affordable ways to fly to and within Thailand and Thai Lion Air is answering the call. We take a lot of pride in offering quality services at low fares to travellers looking to fly into Bangkok and from Bangkok to various destinations around Thailand,” said Captain Darsito Hendroseputro, managing director, Thai Lion Air.
“The domestic market is well aware of these options but the international market less so, and this is why our agreement with Amadeus is significant. Their ability to connect us with an unrivalled network of travel agents will put us in a strong position to effectively target the international market.”