THAI adjusts flights to Denpasar due to airport closure and volcano ash


Bangkok, 06 August 2015 – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) adjusted flights due to temporary closure of Denpasar airport as a result of volcano ash.


Due to the Raung volcano eruption in Indonesia, the Denpasar airport closed (from 1200 – 1800 local time) due to volcanic ash from Mount Raung, causing THAI flight TG431 from Bangkok to Denpasar on 6 August 2015 to return to Bangkok. Flight TG431 is now scheduled to operate as flight TG4319 on 7 August 2015, departing Bangkok at 10:00 hours and arriving Denpasar at 15:20 hours local time.


Flight TG432 from Denpasar to Bangkok on 6 August 2015 is now scheduled to operate as flight TG4329 on 7 August 2015, departing Denpasar at 16:20 hours and arriving Bangkok at 19:30 hours local time.


For details and reservation visit THAI at or call the THAI Contact Center Tel. +66 (0)2-356-1111.



Excess Charges for Sport Special Baggage



The following items verified as special baggage are sporting equipment such as bicycle, bowling, fishing, golfing, snow/water skiing, scuba diving and surfboard/windsurf, pet as checked baggage,sporting firearms, weapons firearms ammunition and musical instrument.

A :  On TG Operating flights only including TG2000-2999 and TG connecting with TG Flights only will apply new Flat Rates  for a through-check portion as follows :

Note : 
1.    Flat Rate of Sport/Special Baggage is not applicable to purely domestic checked portion within Thailand. Exception: If Sport/Special baggage is through check from TG Domestic in connecting with TG International sectors, then the Flat Rate can be applied.
2.    If charge of Sport/Special Baggage for purely domestic checked portion is required, the Domestic Excess Baggage Charge Table by zoning in Thai Baht (THB) shall be used.

Weight Concept :

3.1      Wholly within TC3 : USD 60/Unit

  • Example : one Golf  set for the below through-checked  portions will be :

  1. BKK – TG- HKG                                                                                 : charge USD 60/Unit
TYO – TG –x/BKK – TG- HKT                                                           : charge USD 60/Unit

3.2     Between TC2 and  TC3 : USD 150/Unit

          Exception: Between Middle East Area and TC3 : USD 60/unit

Example : One Golf set for the below through-checked  portions will be

BKK – TG – FRA                                                                                : charge USD 150/Unit
SYD- TG- x/BKK – TG-FRA                                                               : charge  USD 150/Unit

Piece Concept :

3.2     To/From USA/Canada) : USD 100/ Unit

Example : One Golf set for the below through-checked  portions will be :
BKK –TG- LAX or BKK-TG-x/SEL-TG-LAX                                       : charge USD100/Unit

Note :   The above flat rates will be applied for all Sporting Equipment at a charge per unit except :

              1   Surfboard/Windsurf

                      - A board (up to 2m in length)                                      : charge 1 Unit rate

                      - A board (exceeding 2m in length)                              : charge 2 Unit rate

              2   Portable Musical Instrument

                      - An instrument (up to 1m in length)                            : charge 1 Unit rate

              3   Pet as checked baggage (AVIH)

                   Pet and container weight

                      - Up to 10 kg                                                               : charge 2 Unit rate

                      - Up to 20 kg                                                               : charge 3 Unit rate

                      - Up to 30 Kg                                                               : charge 4 Unit rate

                      - Up to 40 kg                                                               : charge 5 Unit rate