Emirates Airlines is to link Phnom Penh and Bangkok with its new daily service set to launch on June 1, 2019.
The service from Dubai to Phnom Penh, via Bangkok, will provide passengers travelling between the capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand with more flight options.
Travellers from both Southeast Asian nations will also enjoy access to Emirates’ global network, with enhanced connectivity to over 150 destinations in 86 countries and territories.
The new service will be operated with an Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft.
Adnan Kazim, Emirates' Divisional Senior VP, Strategic Planning, Revenue Optimisation & Aeropolitical Affairs, said: “Emirates has been proudly connecting the UAE to Cambodia since 2017, and we look forward to building on the success of this route with our new link through Bangkok.
“The service will provide travellers from Cambodia with easy access to Dubai and Emirates’ vast global network of destinations, while also offering more choice and flexibility for tourists and its citizens residing overseas to travel to Cambodia, including those from Thailand.
“We aim to serve the healthy passenger demand, as well as deliver economic benefits, by providing air links that support tourism and the transportation of cargo,” continued Kazim.
Phnom Penh is Cambodia's economic centre and has continued to witness an economic boom with double-digit economic growth rates in recent years.
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