Thai Airways announces strategic restructuring to improve fleet efficiency and meet increasing travel demands. The airline will deploy Airbus A320 on the Bangkok-Yangon and Bangkok-Dhaka routes starting from 16th July 2023, enhancing its service offerings and flight frequency.
BANGKOK, Thailand – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has announced a strategic restructuring of its operations in aviation for both THAI and its subsidiary, THAI Smile Airways. As part of this restructuring, the company has enhanced its fleet efficiency and aircraft utilization, alongside a strengthened airline route network to support increasing travel demands.
Starting 16 July 2023, THAI will deploy Airbus A320 aircraft on the Bangkok – Yangon and Bangkok – Dhaka routes, both previously operated by THAI Smile Airways.
The Bangkok – Yangon route will feature the specially-designed Silk Class for A320 flights, as well as the standard Economy Class. Silk Class will offer a variety of food and beverage options to ensure a comprehensive and satisfying travel experience for customers. Additionally, the airline will provide an array of inflight entertainment, including e-Reading and short movies. The operations for this route will consist of 14 flights per week.
Flights TG301 and TG303 will depart Bangkok at 09:35 hours and 17:05 hours respectively, arriving in Yangon at 10:35 hours and 18:00 hours local time. On the return journey, TG302 and TG304 will leave Yangon at 11:25 hours and 19:00 hours local time, reaching Bangkok at 13:25 hours and 21:00 hours respectively.
The Bangkok – Dhaka route will also be operated with Airbus A320 aircraft. The number of weekly flights will increase from three to seven, with an Economy Class service. In combination with existing operations of TG321/322, THAI will operate double daily flights from Bangkok to Dhaka.
The schedule for this route includes TG321 departing Bangkok at 10:35 hours and arriving in Dhaka at 12:10 hours local time. TG339 will leave Bangkok at 23:50 hours and arrive in Dhaka at 01:25 hours local time. Return flights TG322 and TG340 will depart Dhaka at 13:35 hours and 02:45 hours local time, arriving in Bangkok at 17:00 hours and 06:15 hours respectively.
At present, THAI also operates flights to Delhi, Mumbai, and Dhaka using B777-200ER and A320 aircraft. This restructuring is a significant step in the airline’s commitment to providing efficient and comfortable service to meet the increasing demands of passengers and enhance their travel experience.
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