THAI brings out larger planes to serve more passengers during flooding period


BANGKOK, 30 October 2011  – ‘Thai Airways International has replaced its small airplanes in the Southern route with the larger ones to serve an increasing number of passengers travelling during the flooding situation.

Yesterday, Thai Airways President Piyasawasdi Amaranand revealed that due to the current flooding, particularly in Bangkok, a lot of residents were forced to flee to other provinces.

Therefore, THIA sees the necessity to replace its airplanes with the larger ones in response to the higher number of passengers during this time.

The change is made with three domestic flights in the Southern route including returns flights Bangkok-Phuket, Bangkok-Hat Yai and Bangkok-Krabi. Passengers can inquire and make reservations at 02-356-111 around the clock or visit