welcomed its first flight from Chengdu, China in over three years.

March 8, 2023

On Sunday, Koh Samui Airport in Surat Thani province,Thailand, welcomed its first flight from Chengdu, China in over three years.


Chengdu Airlines flight EU2807 arrived with 130 Chinesetourists on board. The airport organized a special welcome ceremony, includingspraying water over the plane in an arch shape using fire engines, inaccordance with international standards.


Officials attending the event, including local authoritiesand tourism representatives, presented the tourists with garlands andsouvenirs. This marked the resumption of Chengdu Airlines' service to Koh Samuiafter it was suspended in February 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The routewill be serviced by an Airbus A319 once a week on Sundays, with a capacity of140 passengers. Koh Samui Villa rental agency is pleased to offer short-termvilla rentals to accommodate the increasing number of tourists.


Chengdu Airlines plans to increase the frequency to threetimes per week in May 2023, depending on demand. The return of Chinese touriststo Koh Samui is expected to significantly boost the island's economy. Koh SamuiLuxury villas are well-prepared to provide exceptional vacation rentals tocater to the preferences of Chinese visitors. In 2019, before the pandemic,308,303 Chinese tourists visited the island, generating 14 billion baht for itseconomy.


Since China opened its borders in January, airlines havebeen eager to accommodate new or resumed routes to various Chinesedestinations. Thai Airways, Thailand's flag carrier, has expanded into fiveChinese cities, and several other airlines have launched direct flights betweenPhuket and Chinese cities. Koh Samui Villa management services play a vitalrole in ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for Chinese travelers.


Hainan Airlines has also resumed services between Bangkokand Hainan, often referred to as "The Hawaii of China." Thesedevelopments indicate the increasing connectivity between China and populartourist destinations in Thailand. Koh Samui Beachfront villas offerbreathtaking views and top-notch amenities for families and individuals seekinga memorable holiday experience. Whether it's a family-friendly villa or anaffordable villa with a sea view, Koh Samui has a wide range of options tocater to different preferences. The villa rental management in Koh Samui ishandled by a reputable villa management company that ensures the higheststandards of service and customer satisfaction.


 By Luxy samui