Lao Airlines is going to connect direct flight to Cambodia in October this year, followed by more linkages to key spots of the Kingdom.
The news was highlighted in a recent meeting between Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon and Ambassador of Lao People's Democratic Republic to Cambodia H.E. Amphay Kindavong at the ministry office here in Phnom Penh.
After the connection of Phnom Penh and Vientiane direct flight, Lao Airlines which is the national airline of Laos will also consider flight linkages between the capital of Laos to other key tourist destinations of Cambodia, including Siem Reap, Preah Sihanouk and Koh Kong.
From his end, H.E. Thong Khon appreciated and spoke highly of the intention and looked forward to further cooperating with the airline to provide competitive tourist packages for visitors to the neighbouring countries.
Thanks to the increasing number, Laos currently stands in the third place among the top nationalities with visitors to Cambodia.
For the first four months of this year, over 120,000 Lao tourists visiting Cambodia, and the Kingdom received 420,000 Lao tourists in 2018.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press