Bangkok, 15 February 2017 – Nok Air, a Thai carrier which positioned itself as Premium Low-Cost airlines, announced on its facebook and website that the airlines’ Nok Promo Class (promotion ticket) will not include any free checked-baggage allowance. This will be effective with tickets purchased from 20 February 2017 onward. Passengers who bought ticket before this date will still be able to utilize baggage allowance included in the ticket even their flight dates are after 20 February.
Apart from Nok Promo Class, passengers who buy ‘Nok Eco’ or ‘Nok Flexi’ tickets still be able to enjoy 15 and 20 kilograms baggage allowance included in the ticket respectively. Nok Air’s international flight tickets between Bangkok and Yangon, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City will include 20 kg baggage allowance regardless of the booking class. This offer on international flights will be valid from 20 February to 28 October 2017.
Members of Nok Air frequent flyer program, Nok Fan Club, will also be allowed to carry 5 kg more than their original ticket allowance (For example, in the case of buying Nok Promo on domestic route, Nok Fan Club member will have 5 kg baggage allowance.) while a higher tier Nok Smile Plus member will have 10 kg additional allowance.
After exclusion of free baggage allowance from Nok Promo ticket, Nok Air will offer baggage option for passengers to add on. 15 kg baggage allowance will cost 350 THB and passenger can add up to 40 kg at 1400 THB. This price is per flight and add-on baggage option has to be made at least more than 24 hour before scheduled departure time otherwise it will cost 300 THB per kg domestic flight or 400 THB per kg for international flight.
Currently, Nok Air’s domestic tickets include 15 kg baggage allowance for Nok Promo and Nok Eco Class while Nok Flexi ticket baggage allowance is 20 kg. Nok Air also offers 30 kg baggage allowance on International routes(Yangon, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City) for all booking classes.