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Old December 4th, 2007, 07:54 PM   #321
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THAI Increases Domestic Flights During Constitution Day and New Years 2008

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited increased flights on the domestic sectors departing from Bangkok, destined for Chiang Mai and Phuket, in order to meet passenger demands for increased travel during the Constitution Day holiday period of 8 to 10 December 2007 and the New Years holiday period of 26 december 2007 to 6 January 2008.

Flg. Off. Apinan Sumanaseni, THAI’s President, said that during the Constitution Day and New Years 2008 holiday, the company will increase flights and conduct aircraft rotation to larger capacity aircraft on the domestic sector at a total of 35 flights or an increase of over 13,140 seats, compared to the originally operated flights to Chiang Mai and Phuket during the period at 144,157 seats, at a total of over 157,297 seats or an increase of 9.12%. This was conducted in order serve the increased number of passengers with travel requirements during these periods. Details as follows:

Constitution Day During 8-10 December 2007
On the route Bangkok – Chiang Mai v.v.
- Increase of 2 flights
On the route Bangkok – Phuket v.v.
- Increase of 2 flights

New Year 2008 During 26 December 2007 – 6 January 2008
On the route Bangkok – Chiang Mai v.v.
- Increase of 10 flights and change to larger aircraft type for 3 flights
On the route Bangkok – Phuket v.v.
- Increase of 17 flights and change to larger aircraft type for 1 flight

Should any further adjustment in flights or change in aircraft type be required, the company will make announcements accordingly. For further information and reservations, please call the THAI Contact Center at 0-2356-1111, 24 hours a day.

http://www.thaiairways.com/About_Tha...7/press274.htm
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THAI’s Debentures Receive Substantial Acceptance

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announced that the company’s debentures, despite the volatile bond market situation, received substantial interest amongst institutional and retail investors at over 1.5 times, at a coupon rate per annum of 4.51% for 3 year tenor and 5.04% for 5 year tenor.

Flg. Off. Apinan Sumanaseni, THAI’s President, said that the company is pleased with the successful debenture offering and thanks investors for their interest in THAI’s debentures, which has received substantial levels of interest from institutional and retail investors. The company has received interest from both institutional and retail investors of over 1.5 times despite the volatile bond market situation at a coupon rate of 4.51% per annum for 3 year tenor and 5.04% per annum for 5 year tenor. The company has issued 2 tranches of debentures: the 3 year tenor at Baht 3,000 million and 5 year tenor at Baht 4,500 million, at a total of Baht 7,500 million. These debentures have been rated AA- from TRIS and were sold by the Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited, TMB Bank Public Company Limited, BankThai Public Company Limited, Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited, TISCO Securities Company Limited, Thanachart Securities Public Company Limited, and BT Securities Company Limited, during the subscription period of 15-21 November 2007.

THAI’s debentures received substantial acceptance as the debentures were offered to various categories of investors, including institutional investors, cooperatives, and retail investors, at a coupon rate per annum of 4.51% and 5.04% for 3 year tenor and 5 year tenor, which is considered a suitable coupon rate for the current market.

The AA- credit rating signifies the strength of the company’s business operations in the area of aviation, with the ability to yield high profitability and support from the government in financial and operational areas.

http://www.thaiairways.com/About_Tha...7/press284.htm
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THAI Joins in Global Warming Efforts and Expands Environmentalism Measures

Today (4 December 2007) at the Head Office of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, the company received ISO14001 certification from the Bureau Veritas Certification for environmental awareness standards in the Head Office, Laksi Center, Larn Luang Center, and Operations Center Building at Suvarnabhumi Airport areas. The Bureau Veritas Certification is a leading world organization that grants various types of standardization certification, which was presided over by Mr. Pascal Milong, Head of the Managerial Team from Bureau Veritas Certification, who presented the certification.

Flg. Off. Apinan Sumanaseni, THAI’s President, said that the company began its environmentalism efforts to the point of receiving this ISO14001 certification from the Bureau Veritas Certification for the first time in March 2000 in the Head Office area, which has been renewed regularly in accordance to the importance of environmental awareness. Therefore, the areas of concern were extended to include the Operations Center at Suvarnabhumi Airport, which the company received additional ISO14001 certification. On 10 September 2007, the company received further ISO 14001 certification for the Laksi Center, Larn Luang Center, as well as the Operations Center at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Furthermore, the company received ISO14001 certification at the Technical Center at Don Mueang International Airport, Utapao, and Suvarnabhumi Airport.

The ISO14001 certification is one of several certifications that the company has received, which makes it evident that Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, as the national carrier of Thailand and leading world carrier, has been a responsible organization taking into consideration the importance of environmental awareness. The ISO14001 certification has been used as a guideline for conducting business, ensuring that the company’s activities are conducted with consideration of environmental impact. The company remains ready to participate in coming up with solutions to global warming problems and environmental awareness promotional activities for the improved future of the Thai public and general public.

Furthermore, the ISO14001 environmental certification when combined with the ISO9001 management standard certification will create greater customer confidence amongst those who use THAI’s business, signifying the company’s good management standards.

http://www.thaiairways.com/About_Tha...7/press287.htm
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THAI’s Royal Orchid Holidays, American Express and Six Senses Hideaway Introduces “Yao Noi Escapes : Back to Nature” Promotion.

Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI’s Executive Vice President, Commercial said, “THAI’s Royal Orchid Holidays has the policy in selecting the highest quality promotions and business alliances in order to meet best our customers’ needs. We are delighted to announce the cooperation between THAI, American Express and Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi, in launching the latest Royal Orchid Holidays package “Yao Noi Great Escapes : Back To Nature”. We are certain that this promotion will attract both local and international tourists, particularly those affluent groups in Thailand and neighboring countries particularly India and Singapore, to promote their holidays in Thailand and around the Andaman Sea. Moreover, this latest Royal Orchid Holidays promotion is to introduce and promote Yao Noi Island to be the must-visit destination for tourists. Passengers of Royal Orchid Holidays can travel with Thai Airways International to Phuket and then continue their journey to Phang Nga by boat easily Currently, THAI operates 10 – 12 flights daily or 152 flights per week between Bangkok – Phuket”.

Mr. Anakkawat Kowathanakul, Vice President, Consumer Card, Thailand, American Express (Thailand) Co., Ltd., said “The partnership between two of the world’s most recognized service operators is conformed with the company’s objectives in reflecting and meeting the needs and lifestyle of the Cardmembers”.

Mr. Marco Groten, General Manager, Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi, said “The hotel is recently opened and is the latest one in Six Senses Resort and Spa Group. It is designed to be the destination choice for those who seek for conservative holiday. At Six Senses Hideaways, we offer elegantly designed modern architecture together with environmental ambience. We are confident that this promotion will be highly welcomed and all received an unforgettable experience during their visit”.

THAI’s Royal Orchid Holidays “Yao Noi Great Escapes: Back to Nature” package features the following privileges for American Express cardmembers:

10% discount exclusively for American Express Cardmembers

Roundtrip airport transfer to hotel

Complimentary breakfast for two paxs on first night

Complimentary 2 hrs Island Canoe trip for two paxs per stay

Complimentary spa treatment (50 minutes) for two paxs per stay

10% discount on Six Senses Spa

Experience the magical nature of Yao Noi Island from today until March 31, 2008, exclusively for American Express Cardmembers.

For reservation, please contact Royal Orchid Holidays office at tel. 0 2628 2465

http://www.thaiairways.com/About_Tha...7/press304.htm
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THAI Adjusts Fuel Surcharge on Domestic Flights

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announced the adjustment of fuel surcharge for passenger travel on domestic flights, due to the continual increase in fuel cost in the world market, in order to partially compensate for higher fuel costs as implemented by other air carriers worldwide.

Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI’s Executive Vice President for Commercial, said that the company implemented a fuel surcharge adjustment to compensate for high fuel costs. Fuel costs in the world market have increased on a regular basis, whereby the increase will effect passengers traveling on THAI’s domestic flights, on all classes of travel, and whose air tickets were issued by THAI’s ticketing offices and sales representatives in Thailand and worldwide, details as follows:

- All domestic flights within Thailand, for air tickets purchased or issued overseas, except Thailand, at USD 20 per flight coupon (from previously USD 10 per flight coupon), effective as of 10 January 2008 onwards.

- All domestic flights within Thailand, for air tickets purchased or issued in Thailand, at THB 650 per flight coupon (from previously THB 400 per flight coupon), effective as of 17 December 2007 onwards.

http://www.thaiairways.com/About_Tha...7/press305.htm
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Old December 29th, 2007, 07:04 AM   #328
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THAI Temporarily Cancels Flights to Pakistan

The Corporate Communications Department of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announces the temporary cancellations of flight operations to Pakistan due to the current political situations in the country. THAI will temporarily cancel flights TG 501 and TG 502, on the route Bangkok – Karachi v.v. on 28 December 2007, scheduled to depart Bangkok at 19.10 hrs. Passengers reserved to travel on these flights will be able to depart on the same flights on 29 December 2007. For further information and reservations, passengers may contact THAI’s 24-hour Call Center at tel. 0-2356-1111. THAI operates 4 weekly flights on the route Bangkok – Karachi, one daily flight every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

http://www.thaiairways.com/About_Tha...7/press309.htm
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Old January 26th, 2008, 12:31 PM   #330
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Thai Airways plans to buy or lease 34 planes

BANGKOK, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The board of Thai Airways International THAI.BK approved plans on Wednesday to lease or buy 34 Boeing (BA.N: Quote, Profile, Research) and Airbus (EAD.PA: Quote, Profile, Research) passenger planes as part of a 10-year plan to replace the airline's ageing fleet.

Details were still be worked out, but the national carrier planned to buy or lease 20 Airbus A321-200 aircraft and lease 14 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, president Apinan Sumanaseni told reporters.

The board approved a deposit of $3 million for the Airbus order, which could cost up to $1 billion if the airline decided to buy them, he said.

"We haven't decided whether to buy or lease the A321s. That depends on the new government," he said of the coalition administration still being negotiated after December's general election.

"For the 787s, we have to work on the details and propose it to the board again," he said, adding he expected delivery of the leased aircraft to begin in 2012.

Over the next 10 years, the airline wants to procure 65 aircraft worth 400 billion baht ($12 billion) to upgrade its 91-plane fleet. It plans to decommission 47 aircraft more than 20 years old.

Thai Airways expected a "cabin factor" -- the percentage of seats sold -- of 82 percent in December, and an average 80 percent in the January-March period, but that would drop to 76-77 percent in the April-May low season, Apinan said.

Higher fuel costs would drag its revenues down in the financial 2007/2008 year, although the airline had raised fuel surcharges to offset the higher costs, Apinan said.

"We plan to raise the fuel surcharge by April," he added.

Shares in Thai Airways closed unchanged at 32.25 baht on Wednesday, when the Thai main index dropped 0.77 percent. ($1=33.12 Baht) (Reporting by Arada Therdthammakun; Editing by Darren Schuettler)

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THAI Increases Flights to Hyderabad, Republic of India

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited increased flights on the route Bangkok – Hyderabad v.v., Republic of India, to 5 flights per week, effective 15 January 2008 onwards.

Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI’s Executive Vice President for Commercial, said that THAI as the national carrier views the Republic of India as a country of high importance for conducting business and tourism, which is reason why the company began operating the route Bangkok – Hyderabad on 30 October 2006, operating 3 flights per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The flights proved successful on this route, however there were not enough routes to serve passenger needs. Therefore, in order to expand in the market areas of airline business, sales, and I.T. for Thailand and India, which experience continual growth. Furthermore, there is growth in the amount of business and tourist travel from India, with passengers favoring travel to conduct business and travel in Thailand. The company therefore has increased flights on the route Bangkok –Hyderabad v.v. to 5 flights per week, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, utilizing Airbus A300-600 aircraft on flight TG329, departing from Bangkok at 20.35 hours, arriving in Hyderabad at 22.50 hours (local time) and flight TG330 departing from Hyderabad at 23.55 hours (local time), arriving in Bangkok at 04.55 hours (the following day), as of 15 January 2008 onwards.

Mr. Philip Vira Bunnag, THAI’s Director for South Asia and Middle East Region, said that Hyderabad is an important economic center for the Republic of India and the 5th largest city in the country, which is modern and renown as Second Silicon Valley, second only to Bangalore. In addition, the city is an important air transportation center in Southern India and is important for THAI to continue to support with a total of 5 flights per week, in order to further develop and expand in THAI’s airline business conducted in South Asia with increased performance. Expanding flights will also aid in profitability, expanding THAI’s aviation market in the Asia and South Asia region to strengthen, which includes expansion of the I.T. customer market, overseas tourism market from India to Thailand. Furthermore, Hyderabad serves as the center for connecting THAI’s flights from Southern India into Thailand to other destinations operated by the company, especially Los Angeles, U.S.A., Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Melbourne, Australia.

Currently, THAI operated flights to 6 destinations in the Republic of India, those being Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Chennai, and Hyderabad.

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press003.htm
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THAI Adjusts Flight Operations to Lahore, Pakistan

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited will adjust its flights operated to and from Lahore Pakistan in accordance with passenger demand.

Mr Pandit Chanapai, THAI’s Executive Vice President for Commercial said that base on the company’s policy to reduce capacity according to demand for the most feasible route results and, where appropriate, increasing flights on more profitable routes base on traffic demand, THAI will temporarily reduce its flight frequency between Bangkok and Lahore from seven to five flights per week, effective from January 15,2008. However, THAI still operates four flights to Karachi and three flights to Islamabad per week. THAI would like to say that our flights to and from Pakistan remain strong with an average 75% cabin factor.

THAI is currently operating flights to and from Pakistan as follows;

Bangkok – Lahore v.v : Operates at 5 flights per week every Tuesday, Thursday Friday, Saturday and Sunday with Airbus 300-600

Bangkok – Karachi v.v : Operates at 4 flights per week every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with Airbus 300-600

Bangkok – Islamabad v.v : Operates at 3 flights per week every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with Airbus 300-600

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press002.htm
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THAI Adjusts Fuel Surcharge on International Flights

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announced that the airline will adjust its fuel surcharge, implemented on actual distance flown. The adjustment in fuel surcharge will include an increase and decrease on international flights, depending on flight time or distance, effective 10 January 2008 onwards.

Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI’s Executive Vice President for Commercial, said that the adjustment in fuel surcharge was the result of increased fuel cost over the past year that effected commercial air carriers worldwide, which is in line with fuel surcharge adjustments made in the airline industry overall. The company will collect an increase in fuel surcharge from all passengers who fly THAI flights and issue air tickets from THAI’s sales offices and travel agents representing THAI overseas, effective as of 10 January 2008 onwards. Surcharge rates will apply per flight coupon for passengers on all THAI flights.

- All international flights at a flying time of less than 2 hours per sector will be charged USD 25.00 or the equivalent per sector, per flight coupon.

- All international flights at a flying time of 2 to 3 hours per sector will be charged USD 30.00 or the equivalent per sector, per flight coupon.

- All international flights at a flying time of 3 to 4 hours per sector will be charged USD 35.00 or the equivalent per sector, per flight coupon.

- All international flights at a flying time of 4 to 8 hours per sector will be charged USD 55.00 or the equivalent per sector, per flight coupon.

- All international flights at a flying time of 8 to 14 hours per sector will be charged USD 95.00 or the equivalent per sector, per flight coupon.

- All international flights on the ultra long range sectors will be charged USD 105.00 or the equivalent per sector, per flight coupon.

The increase in fuel surcharge applies to for air tickets issued or reissued within Thailand as of 21 December 2007 and air tickets issued or reissued worldwide as of 10 January 2008.

For further information and reservations, passengers may contact THAI’s 24-hour Call Center at tel. 0-2356-1111.

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press007.htm
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Results from THAI Board Meeting

16 January 2008, at the Head Office of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), a Board of Directors’ meeting was held and chaired by ACM Chalit Pukbhasuk, THAI’s Chairman, with the following results:

Aircraft orders based on a 10-Year Long Term Plan

THAI’s Board of Directors decided and agreed that THAI should move ahead with the aircraft orders based on the 10-year plan (long-term plan), which was approved by the Board of Directors in September 2007.



THAI’s Board of Directors approved the leasing of 14 Boeing 787-900 aircraft, which is scheduled for delivery to THAI during 2012-2015. THAI plans to utilize the B787-900 aircraft for its regional operations.

THAI’s Board of Directors agreed to place a down payment for 20 Airbus A321 aircraft, which is scheduled for delivery to THAI during 2012-2017. The payment will be retuned if the government does not approve the plan. With capacity of 179 seats, the short-range Airbus A321 aircraft is suitable for domestic and regional operations.


The B787-900 and A321 aircraft will replace those retired aircraft from THAI fleet and be utilized to accommodate future growth in the next ten years. The new aircraft will use less fuel and therefore help minimize effects on the surrounding environment. THAI also focuses on maximizing customer satisfaction as well as product and services development.

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press006.htm
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THAI Provides Clarification on TG696 Routed Bangkok – Phnom Penh

The Corporate Communications Department of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited provided clarification on incident involving flight TG696 routed Bangkok – Phnom Penh on 25 January 2008 at 09.29 hrs. THAI’s A300-600 aircraft, total of 12 passengers in Business Class, 135 passengers in Economy Class and 13 crews which was scheduled to depart at 08.15 hrs. (Thailand time).

THAI conducted a check on the aircraft in accordance with company policy before the scheduled flight. It was concluded that the first tire was flat during taxi, resulting from this incident, a change of new tire was made. Flight TG697 departed at 11.35 hrs on 25 January 2008 with a delayed departure by 1.42 hours and arrived in Bangkok at 12.42 hours (Thailand time). There were a total of 15 passengers in Business Class, 126 passengers in Economy Class and 13 crews on board.

THAI would like to reassure all customers and the public that passenger and inflight safety are the airline's top priorities. THAI continues to work towards development and maintenance to offer the highest standard of safety and quality services and products.

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press014.htm
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THAI FULLY OPERATES CERTIFIED ‘HALAL’ FOOD KITCHEN

Responding to growing demand from thousands of Muslim travelers every day, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited today (1st February 2008), signed an MoU with the Islamic Committee of Samut Prakarn Province to receive permission for usage of the Halal Logo by Central Islamic Committee of Thailand.

This means that Thai Airways International’s “Halal” kitchen is now fully certified to ensure conformity with the permissible dietary requirements under Islamic law. “Halal” food is the Islamic equivalent of the Jewish “kosher” food, and has to meet its regulatory standards at every step from purchasing to production and preparation.

The “Halal” kitchen set up by THAI Catering Services operates as an entirely separate unit from the regular catering facility at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport. The kitchen earlier received the Halal Food Certificate from the Institute for Halal Food Standard of Thailand (Halal Thai), on 1 January 2008.

THAI flies daily to numerous cities in countries with large Islamic populations, such as UAE, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Oman, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam and Indian’s destinations. In addition to the demand from Muslim passengers, THAI also provides meals for 10 customer airlines, which are national carriers of Islamic-majority countries. Total demand is for an estimated 5,000 Halal meals per day, with more growth projected in future.

Mrs. Pismai Chandrubeksa, Managing Director, Catering Services, said that meeting the special dietary requirements of its passengers is a very important part of the airline’s customer service. Demand has been growing steadily over the years to the point where it became necessary to set up a Halal Kitchen as a separate unit from the regular kitchen in its own right.

This now allows a complete separation of facilities and processes, including the mixture of ingredients and spices, seasoning, food storage, pantry area and other requirements. Training is provided for non-Muslim staff for the proper monitoring and preparation of Halal food during the workday.

THAI’s Halal Kitchen has received ISO9002 certification, guaranteeing cleanliness and safety of materials used and is also certified for HALAL Good Manufacturing Practice or GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Central Point or HACCP from the scientific center of Chulalongkorn University, which acted as the consultant of Halal Kitchen. THAI’s Halal Kitchen has also been inspected by the Central Islamic Committee of Thailand.

Mrs Pismai says that Thai Airways can now assure that every step in Halal meal preparation is adhered to, as follows:

Mixture ingredients, spices, and seasoning must be certified
Every production step must adhere to Halal regulations
The area must be clean, safe, and non-contaminated
Equipment used must be clean and follow Halal requirements
Storage and transportation must be separated from the general section
Washing procedures must be in accordance with Islamic law
Although the facility is presently available for flights operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, there are plans in future to extend it to THAI’s Catering at Don Mueang Airport to serve passengers travelling on domestic flights.

For further information and reservations, passengers may contact THAI’s 24-hour Call Center at tel. 0-2356-1111

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press019.htm
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THAI’s Board Meeting Results

Today (7 February 2008), at the Head Office of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), a Board of Directors’ meeting was held and chaired by ACM Chalit Pukbhasuk, THAI’s Chairman, with the following results:

1. THAI operates flight to Samui
THAI’s Board of Directors approved to operate flight Bangkok – Samui – Bangkok, The flight will start operating twice daily service on 15 February 2008.

2. Approval for budget in year 2009
THAI’s Board of Directors approved budget for year 2009 with the following suggestions

Compare THAI personnel expenses to other regional airlines
Advance Pilot recruitment in readiness for the new coming aircraft
Consider outsourcing employment for non service work
Consider IT investment to increase revenue and decrease expenses

3. New Aircraft Depreciation
THAI’s Board of Directors approved to reduce new aircraft depreciation rate from 20 years to 15 years. The new aircraft depreciation rate is beneficial for customers, as the fleet will be kept younger.

4. Recruitment for Vice President for Legal Department
THAI’s Board of Directors approved consideration of external qualified applicants for the position of Vice President, Legal Department.

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press028.htm
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THAI To Start First Ever Flights to Samui

Bangkok, Thailand. 12 February 2008. Thai Airways International Public Company Limited today announced it will start commercial flights, for the first time, to the popular southern resort island of Samui.


THAI’s Boeing 737-400 aircraft, capable of carrying 149 passengers (12 on Royal Silk Class / 137 on Economy Class) will start the twice daily service on 15 February, 2008. The schedule will be:



Flight
Destination
Time of Depart
Time of Arrive

TG285
Bangkok – Samui
0745
0855

TG286
Samui - Bangkok
0935
1045

TG287
Bangkok – Samui
1600
1700

TG288
Samui - Bangkok
1730
1900



According to Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI’s Executive Vice President, Commercial Department, said the new route supports the Thai government’s policy to promote inbound and domestic tourism, particularly to the southern and outer island resorts. THAI expects up to 70 percent of passengers into Samui on its flights to be from overseas. It fits with our policy of “First Flight, Full Flight, Every Flight..


“This is a breakthrough for THAI. Samui is a premier destination. We aim to make the route very competitive by marketing it to tourists from major European cities currently served by THAI connecting through Suvanarbhumi Airport. In addition, THAI’s policy is to expand its network and connections in order to provide seamless travel and convenience for its passengers,” Mr Chanapai said.


Special Royal Orchid Holidays [ROH] packages, including a wide range of packages and products, will be offered to travelers. These include selection of twenty hotels in Samui and two hotels in Pha Ngan plus 11 optional tours to the popular Ang Thong Marine National Park and Koh Tao.

http://www.thaiair.com/About_Thai/Ne...8/press027.htm
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