Nok mini airline will start its daily flight of Mae Sot-Mawlamyine-Mae Sot route on 1 September.
The airline will ply one regular route every morning with low cost ticket fare. Cheap prepaid ticket system will be used, said Nok mini airline manager U Aye Min Tun.
As the airline is low-cost one, ticket fare is from U.S $ 55 to U.S $ 80 per destination and ticket will be purchased with Kyat, U.S$ and Baht, U Aye Min Tun added.
Furthermore for Nok mini airline, a plan to ply Mae Sot-Yangon-Mae Sot is to be underway as of October 1. Nok mini is a branch of Nok Airlines. The course to Mawlamyine is the initial one for local route.
The plane to be used for Mawlamyine route is Sweden made SAAB 340B+ with 34 passenger seats. Nok Airlines flies over 100 flight schedules daily within Thailand.
The flight duration from Malamyine-Mae Sot route is only 25 minutes following 15-minute drive from Mae Sot to Myawaddy.
The motor way from Mawlamyine to Myawaddy is 6 hours while air way takes only 40 minutes. So it will be convenient for travellers from Mon State, U Aye Min Tun continued to say.
Similarly, it takes a long time for travellers from Thailand who would like to go Kyaikhtiyoe and Mon and Kayin States through Yangon. Flying to Mawlamyine will take a short time, he said.
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Source: The Traveller Journal