Thailand-based express cargo airline K-Mile Asia has launched a new service between Bangladesh’s Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport and Dhaka Airport. The new service will operate five weekly flights.
Introducing the new route aims to upgrade and expand K-Mile’s network. The Thai airline recently added two B737-800BCF aircraft to its fleet, boosting its capacity and range, while cutting carbon emissions. The aircraft is 15 per cent more fuel efficient than the earlier B737-400s and can transport a payload of up to 23 tons with a range of up to 3,700 km.
“We are delighted to continue to grow K-Mile’s cargo network with the aircraft up gauge to Hong Kong in addition to this new route serving Thailand and Bangladesh. Our new aircraft expand our service offering, and we will continue to respond to customer requirements to develop a quality and reliable ASEAN cargo network,” Pansith Sasunee, Managing Director of K-Mile, said.
K-Mile Asia was originally founded in 2004 and began its operations in 2006, providing both scheduled and charter cargo flights. Its scheduled and chartered operations have continued to grow before, during and after the pandemic. The cargo operator serves destinations across Asia, including Thailand, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Singapore.
K-Mile has 5 aircraft, including 3 Boeing 737-400 and 2 737-800. The airline began its operation with two Boeing 727-200ADV the HS-SCK and HS-SCJ.