Cheap flights on Thai Airways International
Thai Airways International is Thailand's national air carrier. With its
first flight on May 1960, Thai began as Thai International with Thai
Airways Domestic as its domestic arm. It later merged to
become Thai Airways International. Thai currently provides the
fastest direct flight from South East Asia to the East coast of the
United States, using the North Pole path from Bangkok to New York.
Thai airlines operates services to Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hong Kong,
Jinghong, Kunming, Shanghai, Xiamen, Taipei, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka,
Tokyo, Busan, Seoul, Bandar Seri Begawan, Phnom Penh, Denpasar,
Jakarta, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Yangon,
Manila, Singapore, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son,
Phitsanulok, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Hat Yai, Nakhon
Si Thammarat, Krabi, Phuket, Surat Thani, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City,
Dhaka, Chittagong, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi,
Kathmandu, Karachi, Lahore, Colombo, Bahrain, Kuwait, Muscat, Abu
Dhabi, Dubai, Copenhagen, Paris, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Athens,
Rome, Milan, Moscow, Madrid, Stockholm, Zürich, London, Johannesburg,
Los Angeles, New York City, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and
Thai Airways is a founding member of the Star Alliance. Airlines of the
Star Alliance offer 790 destinations in 138 countries, access to
airport lounges around the world. By joining Royal Orchid Plus you can
earn miles/points no matter which Star Alliance airline you fly with.
You can also redeem your points/miles on any Star Alliance airline.
Royal Orchid Plus
Royal Orchid Plus is Asia's leading frequent flyer programme. It gives
recognition and miles when travelling with Thai Airways, across the
entire Star Alliance network and with Travel Partners from around the
world. Like others of the Star Alliance. Royal Orchid Plus has 3 tiers,
beginning with members, Silver and then Gold Status. Exclusively to
Thai, Silver Status members can enjoy benefits such as priority baggage
handling, up to 10kg allowance and priority reservation waitlisting and
airport standby. Gold status members can redeem unique Thai Airways
benefits such as dedicated reservation helplines in Bangkok, a
round-trip class upgrades, and guaranteed seating in Economy class on
international flights. On top of these are the usual benefits and perks
that come with most major frequent flyer programmes.
Royal Orchid Lounges
provide a luxurious area to relax, or work, while in-between flights or
waiting a departure from Bangkok. With ample facilities and friendly
and helpful staff, Thai Airways' lounges offer an exclusive retreat
that provide different services for different classes.
Royal Orchid First Class.
Here the First Class traveller can take the opportunity to have a
refreshing shower, relax in the lounge with visual and audio
entertainment, or better still recline in one of the private rooms
where there is an option of electric massage chairs or traditional Thai
massage by a professional masseur. For those wanting to maximise on
their transit time, there are writing desks, a private office and
boardroom for meetings, fax, and communications facilities. First Class
passengers are also called from their lounge and accompanied by special
unit staffs to transfer to the gate just a few minutes before
departure. All lounge staff are also able to help with arranging
communications, check-in, reservation, transit, or any other travel
Royal Orchid Executive Class.
Thai's Royal Executive Class Lounges