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THAI adjusts flight schedule on Bangkok-Karachi flights as Oman has closed airspace between Pakistan and Mumbai, India

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 01:00
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As Pakistani airspace has partially reopened with limitations to flight routes into each destination, THAI will operate from Bangkok-Karachi via Oman airspace during 6-11 March 2019.

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has changed its flight schedule for roundtrip flights from Bangkok-Karachi, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, with a change to larger aircraft due to Oman airspace closure between Pakistan and Mumbai, Republic of India during 6-11 March 2019 from 21.00 to 07.00 hours (Oman local time).

Flight Lieutenant Pratana Patanasiri, THAI Vice President, Aviation Safety, Security, and Standards Department, said that as Pakistani airspace has partially reopened with limitations to flight routes into each destination, THAI will operate from Bangkok-Karachi via Oman airspace during 6-11 March 2019.  Oman has announced that its airspace will be closed between Pakistan and Mumbai, Republic of India, from 21.00 to 07.00 hours (local time).

Therefore, THAI has adjusted its roundtrip flight schedule on the route Bangkok-Karachi, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and changed the aircraft type from Airbus A330-300 to Boeing 747-400, which is larger and can carry more passengers at a roundtrip total of 750 people.  Details are as follows:

  • Flight TG341 on 8, 9, and 11 March 2019 from Bangkok-Karachi that regularly departs from Bangkok at 18.50 hours and arrives in Karachi at 22.25 hours (local time) has been changed to flight TG3419 on 9, 10, and 12 March 2019 from Bangkok-Karachi which departs from Bangkok at 07.01 hours and is expected to arrive in Karachi at 11.30 hours (local time).
  • Flight TG342 on 9, 10, and 12 March 2019 from Karachi-Bangkok that regularly departs from Karachi at 23.35 hours (local time) and arrives in Bangkok at 06.10 hours has been changed to flight TG3429 on 9, 10, and 12 March 2019 from Karachi-Bangkok which departs from Karachi at 12.30 hours (local time) and is expected to arrive in Bangkok at 22.05 hours.
  • Flight TG507 from Bangkok-Karachi-Muscat and flight TG508 from Muscat-Karachi-Bangkok operates as regularly scheduled but has been adjusted for 10 March 2019 from the original schedule, as follows:
  • Flight TG507 from Bangkok-Karachi-Muscat, which regularly departs from Bangkok at 14.10 hours and arrives in Karachi at 17.45 hours (local time) and departs from Karachi at 18.45 hours (local time), with arrival in Muscat at 19.35 hours (local time), has changed to depart from Bangkok at 14.10 hours and arrive in Karachi at 19.00 hours (local time) and depart from Karachi at 20.00 hours (local time), with arrival in Muscat at 20.50 hours (local time).
  • Flight TG508 from Muscat-Karachi-Bangkok which regularly departs from Muscat at 20.40 hours (local time) and arrives in Karachi at 23.15 hours (local time) and departs from Karachi at 00.15 hours (local time, on the next day), with arrival in Bangkok at 06.50 hours, has changed to depart from Muscat on 11 March 2019 at 04.30 hours (local time) and arrive in Karachi at 07.05 hours (local time) and depart from Karachi at 08.05 hours (local time), with arrival in Bangkok at 17.40 hours.

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