Oct 16

Fifty years of Thai Airways International (THAI) as a mechanism in the development of aviation industry and in the progress of the nation towards the new World Economic Order in Asia to become one of the top five airlines in the world.


Left: A long way in 50 years

Marking the celebration of the 50th anniversary of THAI, His Excellency Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, underlined the significance of THAI as the national carrier and the image of Thailand in terms of tourism and cultural heritage in his inaugural address at the international conference on “Asia: Beyond the Economic Horizon.”

In response to the recent economic crisis, which Thailand is still recovering from, the Thai government, through its past experiences, has been pushing a national economic development plan with clear goals and targets. He outlined four key factors that needed to be focused on for success: liberalization of…

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Oct 12

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited will hold an international conference under the theme “Asia: Beyond the Economic Horizon” on 15 October 2010, which will be inaugurated by H.E. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, marking its 50th anniversary.

Over 500 top policymakers, business leaders, economists, aviation and tourism experts, and media representatives will convene at a THAI’s conference that is one of the key corporate anniversary events.
THAI’s corporate conference is based on the theme “Asia: Beyond the Economic Horizon”. Dr. Supachai Panitchapakdi, Secretary-General of Geneva-based UNCTAD, as the keynote speaker will discuss the new global economic order that is taking shape and being led by countries in Asia and Latin America.

Leading speakers from well-known global organizations such as McKinsey, Airbus, Bank of America, and Merrill Lynch will also be present.

“As a leading global airline, we want to engage our customers, partners and business leaders with cutting-edge knowledge…

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