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 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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Thai Airways International is a proud supporter of the Drone Festival Australia/NZ for 2017...



Watch the promotional video here on Youtube or here on Vimeo.


Thai Airways International proudly supports the 2017 DFFANZ, taking on sponsorship as the Official Airline Partner and awarding the best judged drone film with a return trip to Thailand.

Drone film is seem as a unique form of capturing the world from above, allowing the mind to see what would be impossible by presenting a whole new vision of cinematography. The Drone Film Festival Australia + New Zealand was created to showcase drone films, stories and documentaries by film makers, production companies and everyday drone hobby enthusiasts.

Today, drones are used in a form of art meets film and everything in between, they have come a long way in technology advancement, usage, access and availability has opened the skies to creative minds from around the globe.

2017 will see DFFANZ screen across 11 major cities in Australia and New Zealand, working alongside with Darwin International Film Festival in officially launching the program in September, kicking off the tour across ANZ. The Darwin International Film Festival (DIFF) is an annual program of films and special events from 15 - 25 September at Darwin's iconic cinema under the stars, the Deckchair Cinema.

For more information about the Drone Festival and the screening cities and dates around Australia and New Zealand, or to buy tickets, visit the website.


WIN a Double Pass to the Drone Film Festival - competition has now closed!

THAI is giving you the chance to see the Drone Festival in your closest location with a double pass giveaway. 


Congratulations to the winners who each won a double pass :


J. Della, NSW

E. Reyes, WA

P. Stephens, NSW

M. Rados, VIC

D. Stanes, WA

R.Richard, NSW

R.Zingler, VIC


If you don't win, you can buy your tickets here.




About Thai Airways International:
Thai Airways International, one of Asia’s largest airlines, flies 39 times every week non-stop from Australia to Thailand with connections to Indochina, the Indian Subcontinent, China, Japan, Asia, Middle East  and 13 cities within Europe.  Europe's first city of music and the arts, Vienna, is THAI's newest destination to join the network from 16 Nov '17.  THAI is a full service carrier offering a tantalising choice of main meals, fine wines, generous luggage allowances, legendary service and frequent flyer miles for most travellers.  THAI has recently claimed the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards "Best Economy Class, Best Economy Onboard Catering and Best Airline Lounge Spa" titles.  Visit our Special Offers page for more information about the latest fare deals and promotions.