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Thai Airways to bring A380 to Bangkok-London route

Thai Airways to bring A380 to Bangkok-London route

7 June 2013 Airline News

On December 1st, 2013 Thai Airways’ daily service between London Heathrow and Bangkok will be jet-propelled into the 21st century when the world’s largest aircraft, the A380, comes into operation on the route. The A380 is just the latest advance in Thai’s 53-year pioneering history and another clear sign of its commitment to offering customers the most comfortable and environmentally friendly flights available allied to its incomparable THAI service. 

British Airways opens Thai holiday hotspots with codeshare deal

British Airways opens Thai holiday hotspots with codeshare deal

6 June 2013 Airline News

From June 11th, British Airways’ customers will be able to fly to the popular Thai holiday hotspots of Phuket, Koh Samui and Chiang Mai thanks to a new agreement between the airline and Bangkok Airways. The codeshare arrangement between the two airlines means that British Airways’ customers will be able to book flights, via Bangkok, to these tourist destinations in one seamless transaction on ba.com.

Amadeus signs content agreement with Thai Airways

Amadeus signs content agreement with Thai Airways

9 May 2013 Airline News

Amadeus and Thai Airways International, the flag carrier of Thailand, have signed a long-term, full content agreement that enables the airline to reach Amadeus’ network of travel agencies across the world. Amadeus users worldwide will now have guaranteed access to the entire range of fares, schedules and availability relating to more than 18 million seats sold annually by THAI and its new brand, THAI Smile.

New campaign from Tourism New Zealand

New campaign from Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand, national carrier Thai Airways and Auckland Airport have just launched a new initiative offering special deals to families travelling from Thailand to picturesque New Zealand. The campaign aims to encourage Thai families to explore New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and experience the golden season of autumn by road. 

AWAS to lease nine new A320 aircraft to Thai Airways

AWAS to lease nine new A320 aircraft to Thai Airways

16 February 2013 Press Release Airline News

AWAS announced today that it has agreed to place nine A320 aircraft from its new order pipeline with Thai Airways, the flag carrier of Thailand. These aircraft will be used for the expansion of Thai’s successful regional subsidiary, ThaiSmile.

New A380 routes confirmed by Thai Airways

New A380 routes confirmed by Thai Airways

21 September 2012 Airline News

Thai Airways has confirmed it will launch its first Airbus A380 next week. The superjumbo will launch flights between Bangkok and Hong Kong on September 27th, to be followed by a Bangkok-Singapore route on October 6th.

Thai begins using mobile 2D barcode boarding passes

Thai begins using mobile 2D barcode boarding passes

5 August 2012 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced that electronic boarding passes issued on smartphones will be used in lieu of paper boarding passes, which will be introduced on domestic flights departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chiang Mai and Phuket, effective 1 August 2012.  Electronic boarding passes, using the two dimensional “Mobile 2D Barcode Boarding Pass,” will reduce check-in counter processes, increase passenger convenience, and to protect the environment.

Thai Smile launches Macau service

Thai Smile launches Macau service

15 July 2012 Airline News

THAI Smile, the new sub-brand service from Thai Airways International (THAI), is launching its first direct flight from Bangkok to Macau in the newly delivered Airbus 320 - 200 aircraft.

THAI Airways president calls for visa reform at PATA conference

THAI Airways president calls for visa reform at PATA conference

1 February 2012 Airline News

THAI Airways president Piyasvasti Amranand has called on the Pacific Asia Travel Association to help make it easier for Thai nationals to get tourism visas. Addressing 120 public and private sector travel industry executives at PATA Hub City Forum in Bangkok yesterday, he said, while e-visas were discussed at Davos, there were many small things destinations can do to help Thais travel to Europe.

Thai Airways boosts inflight offering

Thai Airways boosts inflight offering

10 October 2011 Press Release Airline News

Thai Airlines is now set to introduce added in-flight facilities and plans on mesmerizing its passengers with sharp discounts for its upcoming flights to Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia and Vientiane, departing from London.