Bangkok Airways has launched new direct flights between Chiang Mai and Hanoi at Noi Bai International Airport. The daily flight with a 70-seater aircraft will depart from Chiang Mai International Airport at 9:55 hours and arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi at 12:45 hours daily. The inbound flights depart Hanoi at 12:45 hours and arrive at Chiang Mai at 2:50 hours. This new route gives allow travellers to easily combine Thailand and Vietnam, without missing out northern Thailand.
(Eva Air will launch daily non-stop flights between Taipei and Chiang Mai from July onwards.)