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THAI hosts launch party for A350 on London to Bangkok route

 

THAI hosts launch party for A350 on London to Bangkok route

 

On 18th September 2017, Thailand’s ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Mr. Pisanu Suvanajata, was the guest of honour as Thai Airways (THAI) hosted a launch event to mark the inaugural flight of the Airbus 350 (A350) onto its non-stop, double-daily London-Bangkok route.


Mr. Pisanu Suvanajata was joined at the event at London’s Heathrow Airport, Terminal 2 by Ms. Nonthakorn Trakulpa, General Manager, THAI UK and Ireland, as well as other VIP guests of THAI from the Royal Thai Embassy and the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

 

The new aircraft has replaced the B777 THAI previously used for its overnight TG917 service will work alongside the A380 it has used for its TG911 daytime departure from Heathrow’s Terminal 2 since 2015.

 

Carrying a total of 321 passengers in two classes – 32 in Royal Silk Class (Business) and 289 in Economy Class – the new aircraft sees cutting-edge technology combine with ergonomic design to ensure maximum passenger comfort.

 

Royal Silk Class customers will enjoy 21-inch wide seats that recline a full 180 degrees, greater personal space, extra-large overhead lockers, fast Wi-fi and a 16-inch personal touchscreen.

 

Economy Class passengers will enjoy18-inch wide seats, Wi-fi and smartphone connectivity and an 11-inch screen featuring movies, games and music.

 

TG917 departs Heathrow at 21:25 daily, arriving at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport at 15:00. 

 

TG911 departs Heathrow at 12.30pm daily, arriving at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport at 05.45am.

 

THAI is the national carrier of Thailand, a member of Star Alliance and has regular promotions. For details visit www.thaiairways.com  or call 0330 400 4022.

 

Picture caption:

 

Thai Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Mr. Pisanu Suvanajata and Ms. Nonthakorn Trakulpa, General Manager, THAI UK and Ireland, mark the inaugural A350 flight between London and Bangkok.

 

 

19 September 2017