For all travellers departing on THAI flights across the network during the peak December/January holiday travel season, please note the following :

1.  Airports will be busy with additional passenger flows so please allow extra travel time to Airports on departure day.  Check-in opens 3 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure.

2.  For customers travelling with children, please allow plenty of time for check-in, Immigration and Security screening especially when travelling with infants.

3.  We recommend using the online check-in facility available from 24 hours prior to the flight departure time as this will expedite Airport processing.  Please note you will still need to allow adequate time for Luggage check-in, Immigration and Security screening.

4.  Please be aware of the maximum permitted luggage allowance for both hand carried luggage and checked luggage.  Excess luggage will be charged over and above the permitted allowances.  Please visit thairways.com for details, ask your travel agent or call 1300 651 960.

We wish you a very Happy Christmas and a happy holiday wherever you may travel.

Please note the THAI offices in Australia will be closed on Sat/Sun weekends and on all Public Holidays.  For urgent assistance, please contact your local Airport (please note Airport offices are open only during flight operational periods).

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2007 Awards

 

2007 Awards

1. THAI was ranked in the second place under the category of the best international airlines by Travel News Magazine, Sweden

2. THAI American Express Platinum Credit Card was voted was the winner of the 19th Freddie Awards for Asia Pacific in the category of Best Co-brand Card.

3. THAI received the Best First Class Lounge Award 2007 at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport in addition, THAI was awarded second place under the Best Airline of the Year 2007 category, up from fourth place in 2006 from Skytrax’s 2006/7 World Airline Survey.

4. THAI received 28th Telly Awards under the category of Best Travel & Tourism Video-Sawasdee Thailand.

5. THAI received 2007 Best South-East Asian Airline from TTG Travel Award magazine.

6. THAI’s onboard food and beverage service received the Meal of the Week award in 2007 for its first class meal on the Bangkok-Hong Kong flight.

7. THAI was awarded the Best White Wine by Best Traveller magazine.

8. The Best in Test award was given to THAI by a major Swedish newspaper “Expressen” for its long-haul service in comparison with all other airlines flying out of Stockholm.

9. THAI was ranked one of the best airlines in the world under the category of Transatlantic Routes - Business Class from Conde Nast Traveler Business Travel Awards.

10. THAI was voted "Best Transpacific AIrline" in 2007 survey from the prestigious Global Traveler magazine. THAI also won top award for serving the "Best Red Wine" of any airline. This is valuable recognition of the quality and service of our non-stop Los Angeles-Bangkok operation.

11. THAI was ranked in third place for Business Traveller Awards 2007 under the category of Best Asian Airline resulting from a reader survey compiled between April and June 2007, and were carried out by an independent market research company.

12. THAI was rated the "Best Check-in Star Network" by Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance with 21 members, of which THAI was the first Asian member to join. It was the natural friendliness of THAI's check in staff that helped achieve this important award.