Thai Airways is the national airline of Thailand. It is headquartered in Bangkok in the Chatuchak district and primarily operates flights out of its hub that?s located at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Thai Airways is one of the founding members of the largest international airline alliance in the world, Star Alliance.
Thai Airways was founded in the year 1960. Today, it is one of the few air carriers in the world that rank high in all the aspects: entertainment, dining and comfort. The airline has three focus cities namely ? Incheon International Airport, Chiang Mai International Airport and Phuket International Airport. Its frequent flyer program is called Royal Orchid Plus. The airline is also involved in sports sponsorships and officially sponsors Red Bull Racing, Bangkok United and Reading F.C.
Connectivity and Fleet Size
With a fleet size of more than 90 aircrafts, Thai Airways offers scheduled round trip and one way flight deals to 80 destinations in 37 countries. Some of the destinations Thai Airways offer flight tickets to include Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Khon Kaen, Mae Sot, New York City, Singapore, Toronto, Vienna, Mumbai, Kuwait City, etc. The airline covers one of the most comprehensive route networks in Europe.
A Thai Airways reservation will get you the following amenities and services –
Passengers traveling in the Royal First Class cabin are pampered with the utmost luxuries and comfort. Seats are designed ergonomically to offer maximum relaxation and are equipped with features like 180 degrees of recline, extra space for legroom, footrest, headrest and much more.
For in-flight entertainment, all the seats are equipped with personal video screens. Passengers can choose from a variety of movies, documentaries and TV shows. Thai welcomes the passengers with a glass of champagne and offers more than 20 meals to choose from.
Seats in the Royal Silk Class feature 180 degrees of recline, 60 inches of space and headrest. For in-flight entertainment, passengers can select from a range of Hollywood blockbusters, TV series and music albums. Thai also offers the passengers complimentary meals and refreshments along with an exotic selection of wines.
Seats in the Economy Class cabin are designed to offer maximum comfort to the passengers. The seats are very spacious and luxurious. For in-flight entertainment, a selection of movies, televisions programs and games are available.
The meals are prepared by renowned chefs and feature everything from traditional to western cuisines.
With Thai’s online check-in feature, passengers can choose the seat according to their preference, from the comfort of their homes. No more is there a need to stand and wait at long queues at the airport. One can check-in anytime from 24 hours to 2 hours before the scheduled departure time of the flight.
After making a Thai Airways online flight booking, you must check out their baggage policy as it may vary depending upon your destination.
Thai Airways allows its passengers to carry one bag which must adhere to the following requirements –
All the baggage must fit in the overhead bin or below the seat in front of you.
The maximum dimensions of the bag must not exceed 45 linear inches (L X H X W).
The maximum weight of the bag must not exceed 15 lbs.
Passengers can also carry one personal item such as a laptop, purse or an overcoat.
Checked Baggage Allowance:
For passengers traveling from/to the US and Canada:
A maximum of 2 pieces of baggage are allowed.
The maximum dimensions of the baggage must not exceed 62 inches.
The maximum weight of the baggage must not exceed 70 lbs.
For passengers traveling to most other destinations:
Economy Class passengers cannot carry baggage exceeding 44lbs in total.
Business Class passengers cannot carry baggage exceeding 66 lbs in total.
First Class passengers cannot carry baggage exceeding 88 lbs in total.