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THAI increases flights for New Year 2006

29-Dec-2005

BANGKOK (Thai Airways) - Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announced an increase of flights on the domestic sector, to facilitate an increase of passengers during the New Year 2006.

Mr. Vasing Kittikul, THAI’s Executive Vice President for Commercial, said that THAI has increased flights to better serve passenger travel demands during the New Year holiday season, during 30 December 2005 – 4 January 2006. 

The company has arranged several special flights and changed to larger aircraft types on flights to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Krabi, Udon Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, and Khon Kaen, with a total increase of 12,158 passenger seats or an increase of 12% of normally operated 101,308 passenger seats.  Increased domestic flights arranged are as follows:

Bangkok – Chiang Mai v.v.:
Increase of 6 flights on 30, 31 December 2005 and 2, 3 January 2006.  Change to larger aircraft for 3 flights on 31 December 2005 and 2, 3 January 2006.  Total increase of passenger seats for return flights on this sector at 3,214 passenger seats or a 10.81% increase.

Bangkok – Chiang Rai v.v.:
Increase of 3 flights on 31 December 2005 and 2, 3 January 2006.  Change to larger aircraft for 6 flights on 30, 31 December 2005 and 2, 3 January 2006.  Total increase of passenger seats for return flights on this sector at 2,258 passenger seats or a 25.41% increase.

Bangkok – Phuket v.v.:
Increase of 6 flights on 30, 31 December 2005 and 2, 3, 4 January 2006.  Change to larger aircraft for 6 flights on 30, 31 December 2005 and 2, 3 January 2006.  Total increase of passenger seats for return flights on this sector at 4,098 passenger seats or a 9.67% increase.

Bangkok – Krabi v.v.:
Increase of 4 flights on 30, 31 December 2005 and 2, 3 January 2006.  Total increase of passenger seats for return flights on this sector at 1,194 passenger seats or a 20% increase.

Bangkok – Udon Thani v.v.:
Increase of 2 flights on 30 December 2005 and 2 January 2006.  Total increase of passenger seats for return flights on this sector at 444 passenger seats or a 9.95% increase.

Bangkok –Ubon Ratchathani v.v.:
Increase of 3 flights on 30 December 2005 and 2, 3 January 2006.  Total increase of passenger seats for return flights on this sector at 730 passenger seats or a 12.58% increase. 

Bangkok – Khon Kaen v.v.:
Increase of 1 flight on 31 December 2005.  Total increase of passenger seats for return flights on this sector at 222 passenger seats or a 5.41% increase.

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