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Thai Airways not expanding flight operations at Don Mueang Airport

BANGKOK, April 2 – Thailand’s national flag carrier Thai Airways International (THAI) said it has no plans to expand the operate more of its flights at Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport. Speaking on Airports of Thailand (AoT)’s recent approval to upgrade Don Mueang Airport to serve all airlines, and not restrict it to only low-cost ones, […]Read More


Thai Airways to launch more routes to attract 25 million

BANGKOK, Feb 14 – Thai Airways International (THAI), Thailand’s national flag carrier, will launch more routes to attract 25 million more travellers as part of its collaboration with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). THAI President Sorajak Kasemsuvan said the airline had discussed with TAT, and this year’s target is to attract 25 million travellers […]Read More


Thai Airways has no plan to review orders for Boeing

Thai Airways International has reaffirmed its plan to purchase the Boeing 787, more commonly known as the Dreamliner, despite a series of operational problems faced by carriers currently using the new aircraft. Chokchai Panyayong, THAI’s senior executive vice president for strategy and business development, yesterday said that although the national airline had no Dreamliners in […]Read More


THAI Smile Air to separate from flag carrier Thai Airways

BANGKOK, Nov 16 – THAI Smile Air, a budget airline operated by Thai Airways International (THAI), will be split off as a sister company of the national flag carrier, according to a resolution by the THAI board of directors. Board chairman Ampon Kittiampon said today that THAI president Sorachak Kasemsuwan has been instructed to map […]Read More


Thai Airways drops plan for low-cost airline next year amid

The attempt to launch a low-cost airline next year by Thai Airways International (THAI) will most likely be dropped due to its ongoing financial losses. Ampon Kittiampon, the board’s chairman, confirmed on Thursday that the company’s board had decided that launching a low-cost carrier would not be included in its “strategic business plan” this year. […]Read More


Thai Airways launches sister carrier THAI Smile

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) is organizing the “Rak Khun Tao Fah 2012” event in celebration of its 52nd anniversary. Held during April 27-May 1, the fair is aimed to thank customers for their loyalty to the brand and also to introduce THAI’s new service, THAI Smile. Presiding over the launch of Rak Khun Tao […]Read More


Thai Airways signs flight hour services for Airbus A380

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) has signed a ‘Flight Hour Services -Tailored Support Package’ contract with Airbus to provide aircraft inventory and maintenance support for its A380 fleet. THAI will become the ninth operator of the A380 when it takes delivery of its first aircraft in the third quarter of 2012. THAI has firm orders […]Read More


Thousands of Australians stranded in Thailand as budget carrier Air

AIR Australia has been placed into voluntary administration, thousands of passengers stranded and its flights grounded after it was unable to pay its bills. Administrators KordaMentha posted the news about the troubled airline on its website early today, saying that flights would be grounded. It comes as the airline was denying it was broke as […]Read More