Formed in 1960, Thai Airways is the flag carrier airline of Thailand. It operates the airline business that provides its customers highest levels of services. Its services include transportation of goods, parcels and postal along with operating scheduled flights and chartered flights. Suvarnabhumi Airport serves as the main hub for all flight routes. Keeping in mind the international market it focuses to strengthen customer satisfaction.
The IATA code for this airline is TG.
It lived up to its aim of building a fully independent national airline within the shortest possible time. In 2004, World Health Organization awarded Thai Airways for implementing hospital-grade air-filter which are capable of intercepting up to 99.99% of dust particles and micro organisms on every flight. Thai offers products and services to customers that are environmentally friendly while achieving the vision of being ‘The First Choice Carrier with Touches of Thai’.
Where does Thai Airways fly to?
Thai Airways operates flights to 71 destinations in 34 countries with a huge fleet of 99 aircraft.
Within India, Thai Airways flies to major destinations like Calcutta, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Gaya, Cochin, Kolkata, Kathmandu and Varanasi.
Among the international destinations, it covers U.S.A, South Africa, Europe, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Vietnam to name a few.
Royal Orchid Plus is a loyalty program offered by Thai Airways where in the customers have to enrol in the program and enjoy the wide range of services offered by the airline. You can redeem the privilege for air travel or other goods and services such as travel class upgrades, priority bookings or airport lounge access.
Thai Airways baggage allowance are different for different classes. Thai Airways baggage policy states that each passenger, depending on the class and destination is allowed to check in and carry limited luggage without paying any charges. The checked baggage policy for Royal Silk Class is 40 kg and Economy Class is 30 kg
Along with the checked baggage allowance, each passenger is allowed to carry hand baggage at maximum length 56 cm, width 45 cm and thickness 25 cm.
Codeshare partner airlines
Thai Airways has a codeshare collaboration with Turkish Airlines. With the collaboration, Thai Airways provides services to destinations not in their route structure but also expand potential air traffic between Turkey and Thailand. In addition, Thai Airways shares its code with Aer Lingus, Air Austral, Air Madagascar, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, China Southern Airlines, El Al, Emirates, Gulf Air, Garuda Indonesia, Japan Airlines, Japan Transocean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Lao Airlines, Myanmar Airways International, Nok Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.
What to do before leaving the airport?
You can use the PNR number on your air ticket to check the flight status and to check-in before you leave for the airport. You can check-in from 24 hours before your flight departs or 2 hours prior to scheduled flight departure. All the gates will be closed 10 minutes before the scheduled departure. Print your boarding pass to avoid hassle. If you are unable to print your boarding, pass then visit Thai Airways check-in counters at the airport.