City Airways (E8, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi) has launched initial scheduled charter operations with its single B737-400 HS-GTA (MSN 24688) on October 1 with its first flight being operated between Bangkok Don Mueang and Hong Kong Chep Lap Kok. It plans to operate scheduled charters from Phuket to Chengdu, Hong Kong Chep Lap Kok, Nanning and via Chiang Mai to Ningbo.