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Thai Airways flight attendant held for smuggling

Thai Airways Boeing 777-300 heading to Bangkok from Brisbane, Australia

Thai Airways Boeing 777-300 heading to Bangkok from Brisbane, Australia. Photo: David McKelvey / flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.




A Thai Airways International flight attendant has been arrested on charges of smuggling untaxed brand-name products from Italy.

Sutheerat Siripalanon, the national carrier’s director for in-flight services, said the company had a policy to forbid employees from smuggling illicit goods and from exceeding the specified allowances for products with intent to avoid import duty, Thai media reported on Saturday.

Full story: Bangkok Post

BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERS