Connect with us

Phuket

Angel Airlines Takes Flight

Legacy Phuket Gazette

Published

on

Angel Airlines Takes Flight | The Thaiger

PHUKET: Thailand’s newest carrier, Angel Airlines, has announced its schedule of domestic and international flights originating from Phuket, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Udon Thani and Singapore. Earlier this year, the airline was named the country’s second national carrier, joining Thai Airways International. From Phuket, there are three destinations, each of which is non-stop. These are Bangkok, on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday evenings; Chiang Mai, on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday mornings; and Singapore, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings as well as Saturday afternoons. Return service to Phuket from Bangkok is offered on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday mornings; from Chiang Mai on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings; and from Singapore on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The airline has announced the following fares: Phuket-Bangkok, 1,890 baht one-way and 3,650 baht round-trip; Phuket-Chiang Mai, 2,990 one-way and 5,850 round-trip; and Phuket-Singapore, 2,990 and 4,950 baht for one-way and round-trip, respectively. The new carrier’s routes into and out of Phuket are served by a Boeing 737. Angel Airlines has established an office on the second floor of the Phuket International Airport terminal, (Tel: 351337/8).



Read more headlines, reports & breaking news in Phuket. Or catch up on your Thailand news.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your e-mail address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Business

Hermès opens its first store in Phuket at Central Floresta

The Thaiger & The Nation

Published

on

Hermès opens its first store in Phuket at Central Floresta | The Thaiger

Hermès has opened of its first store in Phuket at Central Floresta, the newly opened lifestyle shopping destination in the heart of the island, opposite Central Festival.

As Hermès’ first venture outside the Thai capital, the new Hermès Phuket store makes a significant statement of expansion and confidence in the market. The new address in this world-renowned island will allow the growing population of local residents, along with domestic and international tourists, to discover the abundant variety of Hermès métiers and savoir-faire.

Designed by the Parisian architecture agency RDAI, the elegant 172 m² retail space is located by the shopping centre’s main entrance and benefits from a double exposure with an exterior and an interior façade.

A bamboo claustra follows the line of the mall’s exterior glass, filtering the daylight that bathes the indoor space, and further illustrates Hermès’ high regard for local craftsmanship. The interior façade is composed of a refined lacquered metal, featuring a large window display, complemented by four recesses with illuminated silk scarves.

Upon entering the store, visitors are welcomed by the House’s ex-libris and signature Grecques lights, designed for Hermès in 1925. The store is decorated with natural and local materials – bamboo floors and claustra, cognac toned Cherrywood walls, toffee coloured silk and fibre fabrics – tastefully blending various elements of Thai culture and modern architecture. The soft colour palette evokes the sand and the sun in their various shades, providing a delightfully serene and convivial atmosphere.

The overall volume is divided into two main areas by the feminine silk grid facing the entrance. The first one, with the iconic Faubourg pattern mosaic floor, allows guests to explore the silk, fashion jewellery, fragrance, art of living, and equestrian departments.

Opposite the leather goods display, an intimate space invites guests to uncover the watch and jewellery collections. Further along, one can discover the women and men’s universes. A sand coloured carpet on the floor outlines the area dedicated to the shoe collections, enriched by a delicate custom-made bamboo light module as the ceiling centrepiece.

Hermès opens its first store in Phuket at Central Floresta | News by The Thaiger Hermès opens its first store in Phuket at Central Floresta | News by The Thaiger Hermès opens its first store in Phuket at Central Floresta | News by The Thaiger

Continue Reading

Phuket

Red car ‘gun flasher’ arrested in Phuket

The Thaiger

Published

on

Red car ‘gun flasher’ arrested in Phuket | The Thaiger

Phuket police have arrested and are questioning the driver of a red sedan following Friday’s incident on Thepkasattri Road in Srisoonthorn where he appeared to wave a gun out of his driver’s window (video in the link below).

Manop Sangpal was tracked down by police but they’ve confirmed that Mr Manop’s ‘gun’ was just a BB gun, not a firearm.

The video of the man driving the red sedan and waving the ‘gun’ out of the driver’s window spread around social media on Friday afternoon after a driver following recorded the incident and posted it.

Read the story and see the video below…

Police hunting for driver who threatened others with a gun on Phuket road – VIDEO

On the video the red Ford sedan cuts in front of the car with the dashcam then veers to the left lane while the driver waves the gun out of his window near Wat Srisoonthorn.

Police say Mr Manop was arrested at lunchtime yesterday (Saturday) in a workers camp in Soi Sukapibal where he lives with his Burmese wife and family.

Continue Reading

Krabi

Tsunami advisory for Andaman Coast – all clear

The Thaiger

Published

on

Tsunami advisory for Andaman Coast – all clear | The Thaiger

An advisory was sent out last night about two earth tremors registering 5.0 and 5.2 magnitude centered on the Andaman Islands, 620 kilometres north west of Phuket.

The National Disaster Warning Centre sent out an advisory to Governors of six Andaman Coast provinces to be on alert for tsunami warnings and more earthquake activity.

There has been no tsunami activity registered along the Andaman coastlines.

Tsunami advisory for Andaman Coast - all clear | News by The Thaiger

Continue Reading

The Thaiger Newsletter

Keep up with all the day’s news. Subscribe here.

The latest news and information from Thailand.

* indicates required



Trending