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.
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Dairy exporters to gain better access to Thailand - Radio New Zealand
Mr McClay said that could mean an increase of between 10 and 20 percent for some dairy products. Thailand is now New Zealand's eighth largest market, with two-way trade worth about $3.5 billion in the year to May. Thai Airways will also launch daily ...
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Airbus seeks Emirates deal to extend A380 programe - Gulf Business News
Other smaller sales, ranging from five to 10 planes, with British Airways owner IAG, Japan's ANA Holdings and Thai Airways are also expected but the Emirates deal is deemed crucial to extending the programme. Should Airbus fail to receive new orders ...
Future of Airbus superjumbo said to hinge on Emirates Airlines' order - BusinessWorld Online Edition
Key to the push is a requirement for 20 jets worth $8.7 billion at leading A380 customer Emirates, with follow-on orders from British Airways owner IAG SA, Japan's ANA Holdings Inc. and Thai Airways International PCL also in the mix, according to the ...
THAI Smile Launches Lucknow-Bangkok Route, Offering 4 Exclusive Direct Flights A Week - Defence Aviation Post
THAI Smile Airways reinforces its global aviation standards and excellent service by introducing the Lucknow, India—Bangkok route, offering four exclusive direct flights a week using the original flight schedules. Previously, the Lucknow airport was ...
CAAT green light for Thai airlines : TTR Weekly - TTR Weekly
BANGKOK, 26 July 2017: Thai Smile and Thai Lion Air has received AOC Re-Certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, last Thursday, that ...