What do a couple of airline old timers talk about when they get together? I found out when Eric Hallin, the General Manager of the Rembrandt Hotel on Sukumvit, phoned and asked if I would like to come to lunch at the hotel. He had invited three other guests, Chatrachai Bunya-Ananta, the past president of Thai Airways and Henrik Lau and Lennart Holmgren, two of the early staff of Thai International. Henrik and Lennart, both retired from THAI, were from Scandinavia, vacationing with their wives. I couldn’t turn down the lunch. It had been years since I had seen these guys and at one time many yeas ago we were all on the same team, when I too began working for THAI.
Eric has been a friend of THAI ever since the late 1970s when he was…Continue Reading »