What is Thai Airways? - Explained


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1. What is Thai Airways?

Thai Airways is the Thailand's flag carrier which is formerly known as Thai Airways International Public Company Limited. Thai Airways operates from the two main hubs in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport and the Phuket International Airport.

Thai Airways flies to 84 destinations in 37 countries and operates flights by a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Thai Airways is member of Star Alliance alliance program and majorly focused in the Asian region as the business focus.

2. History

Thai Airways initially formed as a joint venture between Scandinavian Airlines and the Thai Airways Company in 29th March 1960. The purpose to establish a joint venture was to provide a regional airliner for the international airliner. The business strategy was profitable and Thai Airways got exposure to expand the brand visibility via the known airliner in the international routes.

Thai Airways is operates as a public limited liability company by trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. Thai Airways is currently headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand.