Latest Thai Airways International Stories
By Joanne Curran SHAMED Gary Glitter was last night holed up in an airport hotel in Thailand after refusing to fly back to Britain. The paedophile was deported from Vietnam yesterday but only got as far as Bangkok on his way to the UK.
Myanmar int'l airport accommodates larger aircraft after renovation YANGON, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Yangon International Airport of Myanmar can now accommodate larger aircraft such as Boeing 747 after its runway was extended, the local Newsweek journal reported Tuesday.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 31--While most airlines are either cutting back on flights through Bangkok in response to the slowdown in traffic triggered by spiking fuel prices and sluggish low-season demand, one foreign carrier is doing the contrary.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 23--Airline business confidence slumped to new lows in the second quarter of this year following a steep decline in the preceding quarter, and airline chief finance officers now expect a further deterioration in the next 12 months.
By Daniel Michaels As the airline industry grapples with record fuel prices, long intercontinental flights are taking a big hit. Several U.S. carriers are delaying the start of new flights to China and Russia, while overseas airlines are ditching even longer flights.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 16--The founder of One-Two-Go Airlines is taking a long, hard look at the possibility of ceasing the budget carrier's flight operations in a damage-control exercise at a time of skyrocketing fuel prices and declining traffic demand.
In advance of its launch of the world's first non-stop services from Dubai to Los Angeles and San Francisco, Emirates Airline recently completed the final instalment of its tour of five West Coast roadshows for the U.S. travel industry at an exclusive event held at the Fairmont San Jose, California.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 3--Thai AirAsia (TAA) is scrambling to curtail losses this year at no more than the 2007 level as skyrocketing fuel prices and slowing traffic demand make it increasingly harder to run a budget airline.
By Nareerat Wiriyapong, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 30--Bangkok Weaving Mills Ltd expects to achieve total revenue of about two billion baht this year by cutting energy costs and squeezing benefits from brand creation.
Thai Airways has announced that it will suspend its service between Bangkok and New York, effective July 1, 2008, due to the continually increasing cost of jet fuel.