Thai Aiways is the flag carrier of Thailand. Thai Airways flights operate both nationally and internationally, and serve four continents from the airline?s main hub at the Subarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. The airline company is a member of the Star Alliance and was awarded second place for Best Airline Company in 2007 by Skytrax. Thai Airways offers flights to around 72 destinations. The Thai Airways fleet consisted of 103 aircrafts in 2014, mainly Boeing and Airbus.
Thai Airways : Information about the airline
The Thai Airways baggage restrictions vary depending on the ticket booking class: 30kg in Thai Airways Economy Class / Premium Economy Class, 40kg in Royal Silk (equivalent to Business Class) and 50kg in Royal First (First Class). All passengers, regardless of their booking class, are only permitted to bring one item of hand luggage on board their flight which must not surpass 56x45x25cm or 7kg in weight. Excess weight will incur extra charges and the cost depends on the flight destination.There are two ways to complete your Thai Airways check in: either using the Thai Airways online check in service which opens 24 hours before the flight departure and closes 2 hours before take-off, or at the airport check in desk. The online check in service is available for all flight destinations and the check in desk at the airport opens 3 and a half hours before the departure time and closes 45 minutes before take off.
Customer and on Board Services
During Your Flight
The Thai Airways onboard service is comfortable for all classes with large seats which incline to 120°, individual screens and foot rests. The entertainment system is charged with 100 films, 150 television programmes, 500 music albums and 60 video games. In Thai Airways Business Class travellers can enjoy fully reclining seats. Thai Airways First Class is divided into 8 luxury mini suites fully equipped with a large screen and other equipment needed for a relaxing and enjoyable journey.
After Your Flight
Thai Airways Royal Orchid is the loyalty programmed hosted by this airline. Loyal passengers can cumulate miles which can then be exchanged for various flight advantages such as ticket reductions and upgrades. These miles can also be used towards magazine subscriptions and reduced rates with partner hotels.