Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) flight cancelled from MAA due bad weather


operates normal flights to Fukuoka, Japan and waives fees for ticketing changes.


Due to the earthquake at Kyushu Island, Japan, causing destruction and difficulty for THAI passengers traveling to and from Fukuoka, THAI is waiving fees for ticket changes during this period. Fees are waived for passengers holding THAI tickets issued from Thailand before 15 April 2016 for the round trip route Bangkok-Fukuoka-Bangkok, including THAI domestic tickets that are part of the Bangkok-Fukuoka-Bangkok itinerary.


1. Fees are waived for passengers who have already used part of their tickets, but are not able to return on the pre-booked flight. Passengers may change the date of their return flight in the same class of service. However, the return date must be before the expiry date of the ticket.

2. Fees are waived for passengers holding the complete unused ticket itinerary with travel date booked within 30 April 2016. Passengers may change the travel date one (1) time for the same class of travel and follow the same conditions as specified on the tickets.

3. Passengers requiring route change may change to Tokyo, Osaka, or Nagoya with no fees applied. However, passengers must pay the difference in ticket fares and associated taxes.


For additional information or ticket change inquiry, passengers may contact THAI Contact Center at +66(0)2-356-1111 or THAI sales offices in Fukuoka, Japan at +81 (0) 570-064-015


Pilot Qualifications/Trainings



  1. Filling in the application form

  2. Group written test

  3. Medical test

  4. Interview

  5. Aptitude test


  1. Filling in the application form

  2. Group written test

  3. Medical test is not required

  4. Interview

  5. Aptitude test

Note: Applicants for CAT II need not undergo a medical test but will proceed to the next step. Other procedures remain the same as for CAT I, expect the requirements for CAT II are slightly different and are listed in the appendix.

The Qualification of Student Pilots

form in person at the Flight Operations & Training Center (BLD. No.5), within the scheduled dates.
The requirements are as follows :

·   Thai national, male, age below 28 years (applicable date of birth not before October 1)

·   Exempted from military service

·   University graduate with a Bachelor Degree

·   Good command of spoken and written English

·   Excellent health, Good eye sight

·   Minimum height 165 cms

Pilot's recruiting and selecting process

Applicants who possess all the requirements will be required to sit for a group written test. This test will consist of English language papers and Technical knowledge papers.

Applicants who pass the written test with a satisfactory result will qualify for the medical test at their own expense.

Only applicants who pass the medical test will be required to attend an interview by THAI Pilot Selection Committee, then applicants who pass the interview test could be eligible to sit for aptitude test, which is the final decisive test.


·    Applicants who pass this final decisive test with a satisfactory result will be accepted for THAI's sponsorship to study at the Civil Aviation Training Center at Hua Hin under THAI sponsorship.

·     The flying training course will last for 12 months, during which time THAI will pay for the cost of the training.



  1. Thai National male, age below 38 years (applicable date of Birth not before October 1)

  2. Possessing a Bachelor Degree

  3. Good command of both spoken and written English

  4. Graduated from a flying school recognized by THAI AIRWAYS INTERNATIONAL

  5. Holding a Commercial Pilot Licence

  6. Currently flying a fixed wing aircraft only



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