Mr. Korakot Chatasingha, Director of Sales, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), as the Chairman of THAI Hajj Special Affairs Committee and Mr. Somsak Charoenpaitoon, Deputy Director-General, Department of the Provincial Administration, Ministry of Interior recently presided over a Memorandum of Understanding ceremony on special arrangements by the airline to transport approximately 2,508 Thai Muslim pilgrims to attend the Hajj Pilgrimage 2022 in Saudi Arabia.
The airline will once again have a digital and in stadia presence at each of the five English Football League Finals to be held at the iconic Wembley Stadium in 2019.
Gulf Air and Thai Airways International, Thailand’s flag carrier, have added Singapore to the list of cities served by the existing codeshare agreement.
The expanded codeshare agreement will extend the travel opportunities for Gulf Air passengers to fly beyond Bangkok on Thai to Hong Kong with immediate effect and to Singapore, Tokyo and Melbourne in the coming months and broaden the commercial partnership between the two companies.
Thai Airways reported losses for 2017 despite increased passenger numbers, load factors and the welcoming of new aircraft.
Thai Airways has forged a new relationship with the English Football League that will see the leading airline have a digital and in stadia presence at each of the five finals to be held at Wembley Stadium throughout the 2017/18 campaign.
Thai Airways has announced plans to introduce the Airbus 350 onto its non-stop, double-daily London-Bangkok route from September 18th. The new aircraft replaces the B777 THAI currently uses for its overnight TG917 service and will work alongside the A380 the airline has used for its TG911 daytime departure from Heathrow’s Terminal 2 since 2015.
Thai Airways International has become the eighth operator of the A350 XWB, following the delivery today of the first of 12 aircraft set to join the carrier’s fleet. Thai has configured its A350-900 with a premium two class layout with a total of 321 seats, comprising 32 Thai’s Royal Silk Class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, and 289 in the main cabin.
Boeing and Thai Airways have celebrated the Thai flag-carrier’s 75th direct delivery of a Boeing airplane. Marking the milestone delivery, Boeing and Thai collaborated to transport 1,000 wool blankets onboard THAI’s newly delivered 777-300ER (Extended Range). The blankets, donated by Another Joy Foundation, will be distributed by the airline to people in need in Thailand during the colder winter months.