THAI Smile, the sub-brand and business unit of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), held a simultaneous launch ceremony at Suvarnabhumi Airport for the inaugural flights to two new destinations to the People’s Republic of China – to Chongqing and to Changsha.
In addition to strengthening THAI’s competitiveness, the two new destinations, will add to both China’s and Thailand’s growing tourism industry as well as support other industries. The new destinations are also important in strengthening THAI’s development of the company’s route network, especially with China having high potential for economic growth and more people travelling abroad.
Dr. Sorajak Kasemsuvan (5th left), THAI President, presided over the opening ceremony for the two new destinations. Also participating at the ceremony were Chokchai Panyayong (3rd right), THAI Senior Executive Vice President of Commercial; Woranate Laprabang (3rd left), Managing Director of THAI Smile, Aphinun Vannagkura (4th right), Executive Vice President, Aeronautical Radio of Thailand, Flying Officer Chaturongkapon Sodmanee (4th left), General Manager of Don Mueang International Airport, and Group Captain Samai Chanthon (5th right), Vice President Aerodrome Standards and Occupational Health Department.