Thai Airways will deploy its soon-to-be delivered A350 on domestic flights to Chiang Mai and Phuket first, ahead of the aircraft’s planned international debut on the Bangkok–Melbourne route on September 16.
According to routesonline.com, the fuel-efficient aircraft will initially operate domestic flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and Phuket, to facilitate crew familiarisation. These will run from September 4 to 15.
The A350 will operate twice-daily flights TG102/103 and TG110/111 of Thai Airways’ Bangkok to Chiang Mai route. The flight times are:
|TG102||Bangkok to Chiang Mai||0755/0915|
|TG103||Chiang Mai to Bangkok||1005/1125|
|TG110||Bangkok to Chiang Mai||1310/1420|
|TG111||Chiang Mai to Bangkok||1510/1620|
The aircraft will also serve daily flights TG221/222 of the Bangkok–Phuket route. The flight times are:
|TG221||Bangkok to Phuket||1815/1935|
|TG222||Phuket to Bangkok||2035/2200|
Thai’s A350 will feature a two-class configuration, with 32 seats in Royal Silk Class (business) and 289 in economy. Business class seats will be arranged in a 1-2-1 configuration, while economy class will feature a 3-3-3 layout.
For more information, visit thaiairways.com