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AirAsia expands Australian network as new Brisbane Bangkok services take off

June 26, 2019 Airport No Comments Email Email

New direct flights between Brisbane and Bangkok will boost Queensland tourism and provide travellers with a direct link to the Thai capital and the more than 140 destinations found in AirAsia’s global network.

AirAsia is a proud sponsor of the Brisbane Broncos and as a special surprise for guests on the first flight from Brisbane to Bangkok, members from the team will be on hand to help them check in, sign autographs and take selfies.

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) secured the services with Queensland Government support under the Attracting Aviation Investment Fund (AAIF), along with partners Tourism and Events Queensland and Brisbane Marketing.




  • The Hon. Kate Jones Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games
  • Councillor Krista Adams Deputy Mayor
  • Mr Phairat Pornpathananangoon, Chief Financial Officer of Thai AirAsia X
  • Mr Gert-Jan de Graaff, CEO Brisbane Airport Corporation
  • Brisbane Broncos players






  • Check-in for the first flight to Bangkok with the Brisbane Broncos
  • Inaugural Departure Event, VIP speeches/interviews, ribbon cutting, Indigenous Welcome to Country from 12 noon airside (Security Pass required).
  • Footage of the touchdown, water arch and activity on the apron can be downloaded here after 2pm.



    When and



  • Wednesday 26 June 2019
  • To capture the Brisbane Broncos and departing passengers please arrive at check-in counter 10 on Level 4 Brisbane Airport International Terminal prior to 10.30am.
  • For the Inaugural Departure Event please arrive by 11am and report to BAC Office Level 3, Brisbane Airport InternationalTerminal
  • Bring valid photo ID (Licence) to receive a Security Pass. RSVP to 0466 322 485

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