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Thai Airways International is now serving the route Bangkok-Brussels-Bangkok, reinforcing tourist confidence in Bangkok as a leading world travel destination. Mr. Piyasvasti Amranand, THAI President, said that THAI has begun serving the route Bangkok-Brussels-Bangkok at the start of its Winter Program, in order to meet rising passenger demand for travel from Europe to Thailand that increases particularly during Europe’s winter season. THAI’s service to and from Bangkok-Brussels also makes...
Thai Airways International is operating special flights on the roundtrip route Bangkok-Phitsanulok to assist government officials and people who need to travel to the lower northern and upper central regions that are no longer accessible by vehicles through local roads. THAI’s special flight to and from Phitsanulok will also help transport donated food and medical supplies from the Government’s Flood Relief Operation Centre (FROC) to flood victims. Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI Executive Vice...
Thai Airways announces the launch of direct flights from Copenhagen to Phuket as well as additional flights from Bangkok to Copenhagen. Flights on these sectors will operate three times per week respectively, utilizing the Boeing 747-400 aircraft, with service commencing on 11 November 2011. These flights may be reserved immediately. Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI Executive Vice President of Commercial, said, “THAI is pleased to offer the first-ever direct flights from Copenhagen to Phuket giving...
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced the introduction of direct flights to be operated thrice weekly non-stop on the route Bangkok – Brussels v.v., utilizing Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft, with service commencing on 17 November 2011. Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI Executive Vice President for Commercial, said, “THAI is pleased to introduce Brussels as its newest destination to serve the European Union (EU), as the only Southeast Asian carrier to operate non-stop flights on...
Thai Airways International will begin operating daily flights on the route Bangkok-Haneda, utilizing Airbus A340-500 aircraft, effective as of 31 October 2010 onwards. Mr. Teerapol Chotichanapibal, THAI’s Acting Executive Vice President for Commercial Department, said, “THAI will commence daily flight to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on 31 October 2010, while maintaining current service to Narita International Airport. By serving Haneda, passengers flying THAI to Tokyo will experience more convenience...
Thai Airways International is further enhancing the quality of its in-flight meals to elevate THAI’s internationally renowned cuisine to even greater heights. THAI recently appointed Assistant Professor Srisamorn Kongpun and Chef Philippe Peretti, both acclaimed chefs and renowned expert on authentic Thai and Western cuisine, to consult on THAI’s in-flight dishes on the Narita and Osaka routes. The appointment of Assistant Professor Srisamorn Kongpun and Chef Philippe Peretti underscores THAI’s...
Thai Airways International has launched the Carbon Offset Programme with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to provide customers with the opportunity to offset carbon emissions generated from flying. Mr. Piyasvasti Amranand, THAI President, said that THAI is the first airline in the Asia-Pacific region to join the programme with IATA. Working with IATA, THAI is now able to offer customers a way to compensate carbon emissions through the THAI website. Information about the...
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Ampon Kittiampon , said that flight TG794 from Bangkok to Los Angeles landed safely on 7 September 2010 at Los Angeles International Airport following a bomb threat on this flight. The situation began with a passenger finding a note in the lavatory and alerted cabin crew who informed the captain. US federal authorities were then informed and took immediate preparatory procedures for such...
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) and Tiger Airways Holdings Limited today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to form a new low fare airline called Thai Tiger Airways Private Limited. The new airline will operate the same low fare, low cost model as the other airlines in the Tiger Airways Group, and is expected to commence operations in the first quarter of 2011, pending regulatory approvals. Based in Bangkok, Thai Tiger will operate international and...
Thai Airways International recently won top rankings in the airline category from the Business Traveller Award 2009 for providing best ground service and best lounges. According to Mr. Nond Kalinta, THAI’s General Manager for Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe, “THAI is proud to be the winner of the Business Traveller for best ground service as well as best airport lounges in the category ‘Direct and Connecting Flights to the Far East and Australia.’ THAI has succeeded in its mission to offer...