Mr. Piyasvasti Amranand, President of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), presented donated funds to assist Japan’s earthquake and tsunami victims to H.E. Mr. Seiji Kojima, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Kingdom of Thailand at the Embassy of Japan in Bangkok on 30 March 2011.
Mr. Piyasvasti Amranand, THAI President, said that the Company’s employees collectively donated funds to aid victims of the earthquake and tsunami that occurred on 11 March 2011 in Japan. THAI employees organized a fundraising activity based on the theme “Our Hearts are with you… Japan” and collected 508,089 baht in funds which was presented to Japan’s Ambassador.
Since the natural disaster took place, THAI has assisted the Thai Government in transporting 3-5 tons of blankets and drinking water as well as necessary items via THAI Cargo per day. THAI continues to fly to all 5 destinations in Japan, namely Tokyo, Haneda, Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka.
THAI’s Management and employees are whole-heartedly pleased to have a part in assisting Japan’s earthquake and tsunami victims, and want the people of Japan to know how much we are willing to support in national recovery efforts.