THAI adjusts Taipei Flights due to Typhoon Chan-Hom


10 July 2015 – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) today adjusted two flights from Bangkok to Taipei, Taiwan due to Typhoon Chan-Hom and expected heavy rain and strong winds at the Taoyuan Airport during 1900-2320 hours on 10 July 2015.


The two flights adjusted are:


Flight: TG636 from Bangkok to Taipei


Original date/time of departure from Bangkok: 10 July 2015, at 17.40 hours (local time)
Original date/time of arrival in Taipei: 10 July 2015, at 22.00 hours (local time)


New date/time of departure from Bangkok: 11 July 2015, at 08.00 hours (local time)
New date/time of arrival in Taipei: 11 July 2015, at 12.40 hours (local time)


Flight TG635 from Incheon, S. Korea to Taipei to Bangkok


Original date/time of departure from Incheon: 10 July 2015, at 17.30 hours (local time)
Original date/time of arrival in Taipei: 10 July 2015, at 19.00 hours (local time)
Original date/time of departure from Taipei: 10 July 2015, at 20.05 hours (local time)
Original date/time of arrival in Bangkok: 10 July 2015, at 22.50 hours (local time)


New date/time of departure from Incheon: 11 July 2015, at 10.00 hours (local time)
New date/time of arrival in Taipei: 11 July 2015, at 11.30 hours (local time)
New date/time of departure from Taipei: 11 July 2015, at 12.35 hours (local time)
New date/time of arrival in Bangkok: 11 July 2015, at 15.20 hours (local time)


Thai Airways International operates 14 flights per week from Bangkok to Taipei. Passengers may check their flights on THAI website at www.thaiairways.com or contact the THAI Contact Center at 02-356-1111 24 hours.

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Unaccompanied Minors (Child traveling alone)


Unaccompanied Minors (Child traveling alone)

 

 
     The person accompanying the child can be a family member, guardian or other appointed person. However, if the child is traveling alone, parents must apply for unaccompanied minor service with THAI.

       For children traveling between the age of 5 to 17 years old one must contact their local THAI office to make reservations and request a special assistance & handling form for unaccompanied minors. The handling form requires the age and date of birth of a child, contact number of an appointed guardian that can always be contacted both at the departing and arriving airport. The information enables THAI to make necessary arrangements and assist the child in the best possible way.
Any service charge is included and stated on ticket booking.


 


Special Conditions

•    THAI will not accept children traveling alone on any itineraries including the transfer between Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang Airport.
•    THAI will not accept children traveling alone that involves an overnight stop or transfer, or stopover exceeding 6 hours, unless the arrangement is provided for a child’s assistance at the transfer point.
•    If a child travels with other air carriers, different regulations may apply. The age limit for unaccompanied minors on other air carriers may differ, and it is advisable to consult the carrier concerned.
•    An unaccompanied minor is not permitted to travel with pets.
•    It is important to check that all visas and other formalities are completed.
•    Additional documentation may be required for certain countries; such as minors of other nationalities travelling to the Philippines must obtain a waiver of exclusion issued by the Philippines Embassy.

 

Ticket Fare and Service Fee

 

        For International Routes: An adult fare is charged for children who apply for the unaccompanied minor service, between 5 – to below 17 years old. Please check with the local THAI office for specific fares and regulations. The service fee for an unaccompanied minor is USD 60 (US dollar) per flight.
 
       For Domestic Routes in Thailand: Seventy-five percent (75%) of the normal fare (C or Y fares) for children, between 5 – to below 12 years old is applied if the unaccompanied service is required. There is no service fee on domestic routes.

 

At the airport

 

       THAI requires that parents or guardian be at the airport with a child and remain at the airport until the flight departs. Parents must complete check-in formalities for THAI to accept a child to travel.  Ground staff at the departure hall will transfer the child to cabin attendants for boarding, and the child will be well-taken care of during the entire flight.
 
       Upon arrival at the destination, THAI’s ground staff will accompany the child from the aircraft through all the arrival procedures until they meet the appointed guardian, who must identify themselves in order to pick up the child. The security and well-being of a child is of the utmost importance, and THAI ensures that he/she will arrive safely and handed over appropriately