Flights to Koh Samui from Kuala Lumpur with Bangkok Airways was officiated on the 29th March 2012. Now you can catch a direct flight to Ko Samui from KLIA. The latest Bangkok Airways' daily return service for Kuala Lumpur-Koh Samui allows Malaysians and international passengers to fly direct into the island from KL International Airport (KLIA) without a stopover in Bangkok. The flights are also on an Airbus 319 jet which can accommodate 138 passengers. It has convenient flight timings, departing KLIA at 08.25am to arrive Koh Samui at 9.05am whilst its return flight leaves the island at 18.00pm and arrives KLIA at 20.30pm which is convenient for international connections on Malaysia Airlines.
Bangkok Airways Airbus 319 going through a water cannon
Koh Samui has been one of the premier destinations for beach lovers and even back in the day, intrepid backpackers used to visit the island first. Today, Koh Samui is a cosmopolitan melting pot, attracting all kinds of travelers. Most budget travelers stay for a month or two in simple beach side fan bungalows while the general holiday makers make weekend trips to a luxury resort or villa on the beach. Choices are many for the type of traveler here. A wide range of accommodation, fascinating nightlife, beach activities, beautiful scenery and many more awaits to holiday maker in Koh Samui, Thailand.
Koh Samui airport at night
Koh Samui Airport is an unusual airport due to the very island style look and feel. There is also no indoor area, except for the gift shop. The airport is also the country's sixth busiest airport handling more than a million passengers annually and also has two terminals (Domestic & International). The International terminal is located about 50 meters north of the domestic.
Samui Airport is located near the Big Buddha Pier where ferries depart to Ko Pha Ngan. High speed ferries to Koh Tao and Chumphon depart from the Maenam Beach Pier, located approximately 6 km north-west of the airport.
Map of Koh Samui and of the island. Click to enlarge full map.
Here is more information about Bangkok Airways and also the Koh Samui Airport. Other international carriers that service the small island in Surat Thani province, include Malaysian Airlines FireFlyz, Berjaya, as well as Singapore’s Silk Air. Thai Airways International also operate two daily flights from Bangkok. With the launch of the new route from Kuala Lumpur, now passengers have an easier option for Flights to Koh Samui from Kuala Lumpur with Bangkok Airways.