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Encyclopedia > Thai Airways
Thai Airways
IATA
TH (until 1988)
now TG
ICAO
TAC
Callsign
Thai Air
Founded 1960-1988
(merged into Thai Airways International in 1988)
Hubs Don Mueang International Airport
(formerly: Bangkok International Airport)
Fleet size 2
(merged into Thai Airways International in 1988)
Destinations 9
Parent company Thai Airways Company
Headquarters Bangkok, Thailand
Key people N/W
Website: http://www.thaiairways.com

Thai Airways (Thai: เดินอากาศไทย) was the national domestic air carrier of Thailand. Its main base was Domestic Terminal at Don Mueang International Airport: DMK (formerly: Bangkok International Airport: BKK). In 1988, Thai Airways merged to become Thai Airways International (Thai: การบินไทย). Headquarters Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... Headquarters Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Don Mueang (International) Airport (IATA: DMK, ICAO: VTBD) (or also (Old) Bangkok International Airport) (Thai: , also Don Muang) is an airport in Bangkok, Thailand. ... Bangkok International Airport (or also Don Muang International Airport) (Thai ท่าอากาศยานกรุงเทพ, also Don Mueang, Thai ท่าอากาศยานดอนเมือง) is an airport in Bangkok, Thailand (, ). The airport was officially opened on March 27th 1914, although the field had been in use earlier. ... Headquarters Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Thai Airways may refer to the section Thai Airways International. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... Look up Domestic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... An airport terminal is a building at an airport where passengers transfer from ground transportation to the facilities that allow them to board airplanes. ... Don Mueang (International) Airport (IATA: DMK, ICAO: VTBD) (or also (Old) Bangkok International Airport) (Thai: , also Don Muang) is an airport in Bangkok, Thailand. ... Bangkok International Airport (or also Don Muang International Airport) (Thai ท่าอากาศยานกรุงเทพ, also Don Mueang, Thai ท่าอากาศยานดอนเมือง) is an airport in Bangkok, Thailand (, ). The airport was officially opened on March 27th 1914, although the field had been in use earlier. ... Headquarters Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ...

Contents

History

The carrier's first flight was on May 1, 1960. Thai started as Thai Airways Company (Thai: เดินอากาศไทย), a joint venture with Scandinavian Airlines System (which initially held a 30% share), along with an international carrier, Thai Airways International (Thai: การบินไทย). is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Scandinavian Airlines System or SAS is a multi-national airline for Denmark, Norway and Sweden, and the leading carrier in the Scandinavian countries, based in Stockholm, Sweden and owned by SAS AB. It is a founding member of the Star Alliance. ... Headquarters Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ...


On April 1, 1977, the Thai government bought out the remaining 15% of SAS-owned shares. is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ...


On April 1, 1988, the two carriers merged to form the present Thai Airways International. [1] is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Headquarters Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ...

  • It announced plans for a new airline to be named Euarng Luang (Royal Orchid) to operate domestic and regional routes competing with low cost airlines. It is planning to start operations later 2006 within Thailand and to Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Departure screen at Suvarnabhumi Structure at Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thai: ),(IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is the international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ...

Destinations

Within Thailand mainly are:

Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... A street scene in Chiang Mai, showing (centre right), a gate of the old city wall. ... Nakhon Chiang Rai, showing the ancient city walls and more recent gates : Pratu Nang Ing (ประตูนางอิง) Pratu Chiang Mai (ประตูเชียงใหม่) Pratu Wai (ประตูหวาย) Pratu Pa Daeng (ประตูป่าแดัง) Pratu Pi (ประตูผี) Pratu Kha Tam (ประตูขะต๊ำ) Pratu Tha Nak (ประตูท่านาค) Pratu Tha Sai (ประตูท่าทราย) Pratu Tho (ประตูท่อ) Pratu Yang Soeng (ประตูยางเสิ้ง) Pratu Jao Chai (ประตูเจ้าชาย) Pratu Sri (ประตูสรี) Nakhon Chiang Rai (Thai เชียงราย; locally also... Hat Yai (also Haad Yai) (Thai หาดใหญ่) is a city in southern Thailand near the boundary to Malaysia. ... Khon Kaen (thai ขอนแก่น) is a town in the North-East of Thailand, the Isan. ... Phitsanulok is an important and historic town in north central Thailand and is the capital of Phitsanulok province, which stretches all the way to the Laotian border. ... Phuket (Thai ภูเก็ต) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. ... Surat Thani (Thai: ) is a city in Amphoe Mueang Surat Thani, Surat Thani Province, southern Thailand. ... Ubon Ratchathani is both a city and a province in Thailand. ...

Worldwide

For the retail store chain, see Kathmandu (company). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... “NY” redirects here. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... For other uses, see Frankfurt (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Milan (disambiguation). ... Motto: (Spanish for From Madrid to Heaven) Location Coordinates: , Country Spain Autonomous Community Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Province Madrid Administrative Divisions 21 Neighborhoods 127 Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón Jimémez (PP) Area  - Land 607 km² (234. ... For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... Look up Seoul in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... Location within Switzerland   Zürich[?] (German pronunciation IPA: ; usually spelled Zurich in English) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ...

Incidents and accidents

April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Avro 748 (C-GBFA) registered to First Air at Cambridge Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada. ... Khon Kaen (thai ขอนแก่น) is a town in the North-East of Thailand, the Isan. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... Don Mueang (International) Airport (IATA: DMK, ICAO: VTBD) (or also (Old) Bangkok International Airport) (Thai: , also Don Muang) is an airport in Bangkok, Thailand. ... Bangkok International Airport (or also Don Muang International Airport) (Thai ท่าอากาศยานกรุงเทพ, also Don Mueang, Thai ท่าอากาศยานดอนเมือง) is an airport in Bangkok, Thailand (, ). The airport was officially opened on March 27th 1914, although the field had been in use earlier. ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... Phuket (Thai ภูเก็ต) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... Hat Yai (also Haad Yai) (Thai หาดใหญ่) is a city in southern Thailand near the boundary to Malaysia. ... Phuket (Thai ภูเก็ต) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. ... December 11 is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Thai Airways Flight 261 was scheduled passenger flight from Bangkok, Thailand to Surat Thani, Thailand. ... The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range, wide-body family of aircraft manufactured by Airbus Industries between 1972 and the present. ... Surat Thani (Thai: ) is a city in Amphoe Mueang Surat Thani, Surat Thani Province, southern Thailand. ...

See also

Nok Air (Thai: นกแอร์) is a no-frills, low-cost airline based in Bangkok, Thailand. ... Headquarters Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Thai Airways International - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (425 words)
Thai Airways International (Thai : การบินไทย) is the national air carrier of Thailand.
On 11 December 1998 a Thai Airways Airbus A310 HS-TIA crashed into a hill during its third attempt to land at Surat Thani Airport in bad weather.
On 19 April 2005, a Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200 stopped approximately 194 meters beyond a painted stop line at Bangkok International Airport, and its left wing-tip was clipped by a Thai Airways International Airbus A330-300 taxiing for take-off.
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