Thai Lion Air opens low-cost Bangkok-Saigon route

Thai Lion Air (TLA), a subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lion Group, has been operating flights on the popular route since 28 October 2016. The low-cost carrier will join Thai AirAsia, Nok Air, Thai Air, Vietnam Airlines and VietJet Air in competition for passengers flying between the two major hubs.


The TLA flight will depart Bangkok’s Don Mueang airport at 5:25 AM daily and arrive in Saigon at 7 AM. The return flight will leave Saigon at 7:55 AM and arrive in Bangkok at 9 AM.  TLA is offering a promotional one-way fare of just THB 980 (USD 28) to attract new customers.