Thai Airways is the nation's air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi airfield, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. Thai is a major stockholder which hold 39% shares of Nok Air - a cheap Bangkok based carrier. The airline also operates one of the longest non-stop commercial flights, including the eighteen hours non-stop flight from Bangkok to LA. Skytrax awarded Thai Airways Global 'Worlds Best Cabin Staff and The Best Airline in the World' in 2006, while placing 2nd in the 'Airline of the Year' class in 2007. Thai's first-class lounge at Suvarnabhumi airfield was given World's Best top class Lounge by Skytrax in 2009.
After achieving profitability for the prior forty years, Thai made a loss for the 1st time in 2008 at about twenty-one bln Baht on high fuel costs and Thailand's political situation. As of Second-quarter of 2009, after series of restructuring initiatives, the carrier returned to a net profit of 2.5 bn. Baht.
The Airbus A340-500s are to be used for flights between Bangkok and Oslo.
All 4 airliners will be staying in the fleet - their seats will be reconfigured.
International airlines queue up to begin Surat operations - Times of India
Surat: Even as the central government mulls over who will bear the cost for customs at Surat airport and Gujarat government pondering over lack of staff for immigrations, several international airlines have queued up to begin operations to and from the ...
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Big surprise!!! Thai Airways A380 & ANA B747 Parallel Flight On the sky ... https://t.co/6KFB9z50uK via @YouTube
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Bangkok-Chiang Rai route eyed by TVJA - Bangkok Post
Eleven Thai-registered airlines including TVJA have yet to see their AOCs re-issued by CAAT, which has banned them from flying abroad unless they get their permits re-certified. AOC recertification is a crucial part of CAAT's endeavour to get the ...
Summer surge in airline capacity into New Zealand means better deals for Kiwis - New Zealand Herald
These include Thai Airways moving to daily flights using its brand new Dreamliner aircraft and Philippine Airlines upgauaging to an Airbus 254-seat A340, which will allow it to fly directly between Auckland and Manila non-stop rather than flying via ...
Software glitch holds up check-in at airports worldwide - TravelBizMonitor (press release) (registration)
Amadeus software is used by 189 airlines — including major carriers like British Airways, Lufthansa, Thai Airways and Air France — and Altea, in particular, is designed with full-service airlines in mind. Problems were reported at airports in Asia ...
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FIRST VISIT! Thai Airways Airbus A350-900 at London Heathrow Airport | 18-09-17 –… https://t.co/KwKSu8yo43 https://t.co/rf9LCcUJyC
Asiana Airlines business class upgrade guide - Australian Business Traveller
Travelling on Star Alliance member Asiana Airlines is no exception, and you don't even need to have frequent flyer points in the airline's Asiana Club program: you can upgrade with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus and United ...