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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.

Sky hub agent offers visa service for tourists by airline and air ticket sale for those who would like to go Thai for medical treatment.

KYE MON(29.8.13)

Source: The Traveller Journal