The fleet of Thai Airways is consisted of 99 aircrafts. Almost all aircrafts wider and wide bodied models. The aircrafts included in its fleet are Boeing 747-400 (6), Boeing 747-400 (12), Boeing 777-300 (6), Boeing 777-200 (8), Boeing 777-200ER (6), Boeing 777-300ER (3), Boeing 737-400 (9), Airbus 340-500 (4), Airbus 340-600 (6), Airbus 330-300 (12), Airbus 330-300 (8), Airbus 300-600 (10), Airbus 300-600 (2), Airbus 300-600 (5) and ATR-72 (2). The three Boeing aircrafts 737-400 has been leased out to Nok Air.
Excellent on board services are offered by this airline to passengers. Four types of cabin classes are available for passengers. These cabin classes are Royal First Class, Royal Silk Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class. Passengers of all classes are offered ultimate luxury and unmatched comfort and services. Best entertainment services are also provided to passengers on boarding. You can enjoy privacy in your segregated cabin and can enjoy luxurious services in newly installed sleeper seats. Audio and video entertainment services are available on demand to refresh mood of passengers. The passengers of economy class are offered a variety of toiletries and special touches including hand cream, toothbrushes, eye shades, extra socks, and ear plugs. Mini travel kits are also provided to passengers of premium economy class. Multi course meal is offered to Royal Silk Passengers. Passengers of Royal First Class enjoy all standard amenities as well as lip balm, Evian Natural Mineral spray, cabin service on linen, crystal and porcelain, as well as luxurious pajamas. It has been awarded by 'Worlds Best Cabin Staff and 'The Best Airline in the World' by Skytrax in 2006. It was also ranked as second airline of the year in year 2007.
Thai Airways Top Routes
Thai Airways operates domestic, regional and intercontinental flights from its home base Bangkok to all key destinations around the world and within Thailand. It also holds 39 % shares of Nok Air, which is a low cost airline of Bangkok. Thai airlines cover 71 destinations in 34 countries. It uses 99 aircrafts for cover all 71 destinations. It also offers nonstop commercial flights between Bangkok and Los Angeles. Various Indian cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bangalore are connected by this airline.
Thai Airways History
Thai Airways was formed in the year 1960 as a joint venture between Thailand's domestic carrier, Thai Airways Company (TAC) and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS). It was only in 1988 when Thai Airways Company (TAC) merged with its international division and formed the present company - Thai Airways International. Thai Airways accompanied with Lufthansa, Air Canada, Scandinavian Airlines System and United Airlines, in the year 1997, established the world's first and the largest airlines partnership called 'Star Alliance' which has a strong and extensive network.
Thai Airways baggage policy is also very flexible. It is different for different travel cabin classes. 20 kgs of weight is allowed for passengers of economy class and it is 30 kgs for Royal Silk Business Class and 40 kgs for first class passengers. The cabin luggage restriction is same for all classes. You can carry only 7 kg of weight inside cabin but the dimension should not more than 56 x 45 x 25 cms.