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Thai AirAsia is adding new flights to its Chiang Rai hub with a new direct route to China that starts on April 30.

The new daily direct flight from Chiang Rai to Shenzhen (adjacent to Hong Kong) is being promoted this week with fares as low as 735 baht one-way.

Bookings opened this week and the promotional fare remains the same until April 14 for travel up to June 15.

Thai AirAsia CEO, Santisuk Klongchaiya, says the airline is developing Chiang Rai as its seventh flight base after bringing a variety of domestic and international routes to the province earlier this year.

However, this is the first direct flight offered by the low cost airline from Chiang Rai to mainland China. Earlier in the year it introduced a direct service to Macau from Chiang Rai.

The airline says it is confident that the flight will attract tourists from Shenzhen during the low-season months as well.

Thai AirAsia operates four international routes from Chiang Rai; Chiang Rai-Kuala Lumpur, Chiang Rai-Singapore, Chiang Rai-Macau and  now Chiang Rai-Shenzhen.

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