Thai Lion Air May Reopen Domestic Routes in May

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Thai Lion Air May Reopen Domestic Routes in May

Great news – Thai Lion Air, a Thai low-cost airline, an associate company of Lion Air of Indonesia, has announced the company is ready to reopen domestic routes by May 1.

In March, the airline informed about suspension of all flights both domestic and international,  and its invention to restart service on May, 1 provided the situation with Covid-19 improves.

The representatives of Thai Lion Air assured the company had no intention to go out of business and would return to normal service as soon as it is allowed.

Earlier the airline issued the unemployment letters for 120 of its 4,000 employees but only for those who had not worked for at least one year.

Thai Lion Air was founded in December 2013. The carrier operated from Bangkok's Don Mueang Airport and was planning to add more domestic and international scheduled flights from other cities in Thailand. The airline's fleet consisted of over three dozen aircraft. From its hub in Bangkok, Thai Lion Air offered services to 50 domestic and regional destinations including several chartered services to destinations in China.

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