Thai avialine

Thai avialine

Thai airline - national air carrier of Thailand. The main airport of the airline is Suvarnabhumi. "Thai Airways International" is one of the founders of the Alliance "Star Alliance". Among others, the airline operates some of the longest non-stop passenger flights including the Bangkok - Los Angeles.
Formed in 1960, the company "Thai Airways International" had the status of a joint venture created with the direct participation of the airline "SAS". Until 1977, the company "SAS" owned 30% of shares of "Thai Airways International". In 1977 part of the shares (15%), belonged to the "SAS", was purchased by the government of Thailand. In the framework of the strategic program to increase its technological Park and the geography of flights of airline "Thai" in 1988 carried out its merger with a major domestic carrier of Thailand - "Thai Airways Company". The Thai at the time was one of the initiators of creating the largest Alliance of global airlines "Star Alliance".
From 1 may 2005 to 1 July 2008 "Thai Airways International" performed a non-stop flight Bangkok - new York on long-haul aircraft A340-500. The flight time was about 17 hours. The flight from new York to Bangkok took place on the territory of Norway, Russia, Afghanistan and India, and the return flight over the territory of China, Eastern Siberia, the Chukchi sea, Alaska and Canada. The flight was discontinued due to high fuel consumption, despite the fact that the occupancy rate of the aircraft was 80 %. After this single flight, "Thai Airways International" in the US there are flight Bangkok-Los Angeles, also performed at the A340-500 since December 2005. Flight time is 16 hours and a half. This flight replaced the old one that was performed on the Boeing 747-400 with one intermediate landing in the Japanese city of Osaka. However, there are reports that the airline plans to resume flights with one intermediate landing on the Boeing 777-200.
At the end of 2000-ies the rapid growth of "Thai Airways" has stopped. This was due to several factors: rising fuel prices, internal political conflict in Thailand and the global economic crisis. In 2008 was recorded the first loss in its 40 years of existence. He was about 21 billion. However, by the end of next year, the national airline of Thailand start to receive profit from the hops.
During the celebration of the 50th anniversary in 2010, the company's President outlined new plans for the development in the future, a significant fleet upgrade and modernisation of existing services, and the use of biofuels on all commercial flights. The company "Thai Airways" has developed a program of careful attitude to the environment, focusing on clean air, quality and food safety. The company offers its passengers four classes of service and the opportunity to participate in the incentive program for frequently travelling passengers, including four levels
The Airline's route network: Auckland, Bangalore, Beijing (Capital), Busan, Brisbane, Brussels, Change, Chennai, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Colombo, Copenhagen, Delhi, Denpasar/Bali, Dhaka, Dubai, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Denpasar/Bali, Ho Chi Minh city, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta), Johannesburg, Karachi, Kathmandu, Khon Kaen, Koh Samui, Kolkata, Krabi, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Lahore, London (Heathrow), Los Angeles, Macau, Madrid, Manila, Melbourne, Milan (Malpensa), Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Nagoya (Central), Osaka (Kansai) Oslo (Gardemoen), Paris (Charles de Gaulle), Penang Perth, Phnom Penh, Phuket, Rome (Fiumicino), Sapporo (Shin-Chitose), Seoul (Incheon), Shanghai (Pudong), Singapore, Sydney, Surat Thani, Taipei (Taoyuan), Tokyo (Narita), Tokyo (Haneda), Udon Thani, Vientiane, Xiamen, Yangon, Zurich.
What airline is Thai Airways ( Thai Airways ) today - first and foremost is the reliability. Airline Thai Airways operates to 75 destinations in 35 countries. It operates a fleet of over 90 aircraft of different types. Basically, it is the Airbus A300, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A340-500, Airbus A340-600, Boeing 737-400, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-300.
Thai Airways - the baggage regulations:
Free baggage allowance:
Class baggage allowance
First class - 40 kg
Business class - 30 kg
Premium economy class - 20 kg
Economy class - 20 kg
Infant (any class) 10 kg (+ stroller)
Card holders of Royal Orchid Plus Silver - additional 10 kg
Card holders of Royal Orchid Plus Gold - an additional 20 kg
Hand Luggage: hand Luggage Weight must not exceed 7 kg. the Total sum of three dimensions must not exceed 115 cm.
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