Nov 05

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) introduced the Thai Contemporary Concept in its newaircraft interior, complete with new products in then passenger cabin area.

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Mr. Danuj Bunnag (holding microphone), THAI Executive Vice President, Products &
Customer Services, conducts a briefing on THAI’s new passenger cabin with design based
on the Thai Contemporary Concept that facilitates passenger inflight comfort with the ease
of new modern technology in a relaxing atmosphere.

The Thai Contemporary Concept used in the design of THAI’s new aircraft interior applies
wood materials that are used as slats. Passengers are able to experience a warm and
relaxing environment when they enter the passenger cabin. Parts of the cabin area are

decorated with silk, “kanok” Thai design, purple seat upholstery in Royal Silk Class that is relaxing with a sense of privacy. The economy class seat is more colorful, designed with a combination of purple and orange.Passengers are able to experience comfort with modern technologically…

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Oct 28


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Thai Airways International recently attended the Presentation Ceremony of the Princess Srinagarindra Award 2015 at the Chakri Throne Hall, the Royal Grand Palace.

Above. Photo shows Mrs. Petchpring Sarasin (second from left), THAI Vice President Communication, and Professor Tassana Boontong (first from right), Vice President of the Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation under the Royal Patronage.

The Princess Srinagarindra Award 2015, was preside over by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, and is conferred annually upon an individual or group of registered nurses and/or registered midwives who have made a significant contribution, though direct care, research, education or management, within the nursing profession and/or for the development of the nursing profession.

This year, two nurse leaders have been selected as recipients of the Princess Srinagarindra Award by the Board of Trustees of the Foundation from a list of nominees who are registered nurses and midwives from all around the World. The two recipients…

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Oct 14

THAI to operate Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on Brisbane route


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Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) to operate the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on the Brisbane route starting 24 October 2015.

THAI will operate daily flights to Brisbane with the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft fitted with state-of-the art inflight entertainment system in all 240 appealing Economy seats and 24 Royal Silk Class lie-flat seats, in response to the most demanding passengers on this route.

Flight Route Departure Time Arrival Time
TG473 Bangkok-Brisbane 2359 hours 1205 hours
TG474 Brisbane-Bangkok 1400 hours 2010 hours

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One-way fares from Bangkok to Brisbane start from 13,185 baht, inclusive of surcharge and taxes. Tickets may be purchased until 15 December 2015 for departure from now until 15 December 2015.

Round Trip Good-bye Summer fares from Bangkok to Brisbane return start from 25,100 baht, inclusive of surcharge and taxes. Tickets may be purchased from NOW to 31 October 2015 for departure from NOW to…

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Oct 03

Thai Airways introduced the Thai Contemporary Concept in its new aircraft interior, complete with new products in the passenger cabin area.
Mr. Danuj Bunnag, THAI Executive Vice President, Products & Customer Services, said that THAI works to continually develop its products and services for passenger satisfaction.


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Mr. Danuj Bunnag, THAI Executive Vice President

THAI’s new aircraft interior was designed based on the Thai Contemporary Concept so that passengers may experience inflight comfort with the ease of new modern technology. Priestmangoode, a global travel and transport design consultancy in the United Kingdom, assisted in the interior design for all classes in the passenger cabin.
The Thai Contemporary Concept used in the design of THAI’s new aircraft interior applies wood materials that are used as slats. Passengers are able to experience a warm and relaxing environment when they enter the passenger cabin. Parts of the cabin area are decorated with silk, “kanok” Thai design, purple seat…

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Jul 30

FLY AROUND THE WORLD
11 Memenber Airlines now offering a dedicated Premium Economy Cabin

Star Alliance, the world’s longest serving and most comprehensive airline alliance, has expanded its Round-the-World (RTW) fare to include travel in Premium Economy Class.

“With eleven of our member carriers now offering a dedicated Premium Economy cabin, we are pleased to offer our customers the opportunity to make use of this extra comfort on their Round-the-World travels,” said Horst Findeisen, VP Commercial and Business Development at Star Alliance.

In line with the overall RTW product, the Premium Economy Class fare is offered in three mileage bands: 29,000, 34,000 or 39,000 miles.

Putting the mileage levels into perspective, the circumference of the Earth measured at the Equator is approximately 24,900 miles. The new fare can now be booked for travel in the Premium Economy cabins on the following airlines:
Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, EVA Air, Lufthansa, LOT Polish Airlines,…

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Jul 27

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in partnership with Thai Airways International (THAI) has hosted 100 Thai youths from the northern and southern regions on the ‘THAI – TAT Take Youth to Fly: Educational Tour to Discover Thainess” in Bangkok during 21-23 July, 2015. TAT and THAI are both celebrating their 55th anniversary this year.

The activity forms part of THAI’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects to integrate social activities with business operations. THAI first organised a similar educational tour for Thai children and teenagers in 2003, and this year marks the seventh edition as well as the first time that it was held in partnership with TAT.

Mr. Sugree Sithivanich, TAT’s Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications said, “TAT has long admired THAI for their initiative in organising this educational tour for Thai youths. This year, we are joining THAI to host the project as we’d also like to offer the chance for…

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Jun 19

Bangkok, 18 June 2015 – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) today announces that it operates with the highest safety standards in all operational areas.


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Mr. Charamporn Jotikasthira, THAI President, said that in light of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) public posting a red flag today on Thailand’s Department of Civil Aviation (Thai DCA), as a result of the findings during the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program (USOAP) and the issuance of a Significant Safety Concern (SSC), Thai Airways International wants to reassure the travelling public that THAI operates with the highest safety standards in all operational areas.

“A significant safety concern (SSC) does not necessarily indicate a particular safety deficiency in the air navigation service providers, airlines (air operators), aircraft or aerodrome; but, rather, indicates that the State is not providing sufficient safety oversight to ensure the effective implementation of applicable ICAO Standards,” ICAO.

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Despite the ICAO having “identified…

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May 29

blog-1-thaiThai Airways International introduced two promotional fares to Europe: “Europe 2gether” for travel with a minimum of two adults at a starting price of 30,200 Baht per person and “Family & Friends to Europe GV4” for travel with a minimum of four adults at a starting price of 29,200 Baht per person.

Mr. Wiwat Piyawiroj, THAI Vice President of Sales & Distribution – Thailand & Indochina Department, said that THAI is offering passengers the choice of the two promotional fares to Europe.  The “Europe 2gether” promotional fare is for travel with a minimum of two adults and the “Family & Friends to Europe GV4” is for travel with a minimum of four adults.  Both promotional fares are applicable on THAI operating flights from Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, or Bangkok to London, Paris, Zurich, Frankfurt, Madrid, Munich, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, or Brussels.  Travel must be for the same route, flights, and dates…

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May 24

FRANKFURT, Germany – May 18th 2015 – Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, was showcasing its conventions and meetings travel products at booth F485 during the IMEX trade fair which was held in Frankfurt, Germany from May 19th to 21st, 2015.

Star Alliance was the first airline alliance to launch a dedicated conventions product – Conventions Plus – some 17 years ago. It offers simplified travel solutions to major event organisers by providing access to the entire Alliance network through one of its member airlines. With the addition of Air India in 2014, this network now covers 27 member airlines, offering more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,321 airports in 193 countries.
Delegates and one companion are entitled to fare discounts, depending on the type of fare, class of travel and airline used. The overall product was revamped last year, with delegates being able to choose from a wider range of fares. The…

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May 04

Following the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal on 25 April 2015, which resulted in injuries, death, and damage to property, Mr. Wiwat Piyawiroj, Vice President, Sales and Distribution – Thailand and Indochina Department, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), said that THAI will waive the ticket change fee for passengers traveling to and from Kathmandu, Nepal, whose tickets were issued prior to 25 April 2015 and will travel during 25 April to 15 May 2015.


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Details are as follows:

-          Waive the fee for passenger ticket refund (passengers must request refunds before 31 May 2015).

-          Waive the fee for changing flights and travel dates, where conditions apply that tickets are for travel on THAI flights.

-          Waive the fee for change of routes within the Asian region, such as New Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Dhaka, Kolkata, Colombo, Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.

THAI continues to operate normal flights on the route Bangkok-Kathmandu, one daily…

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