Articles Tagged ‘Thai Airways’

Thai Airways growing again as A380 arrives; China biggest, but next new route to Sapporo in Japan

Thai Airways growing again as A380 arrives; China biggest, but next new route to Sapporo in Japan

After several years of stagnant passenger numbers, Thai Airways is reporting growth in 2012 and capacity is set to rise as the airline takes delivery of its new generation aircraft on order. But which European destination did the Star Alliance airline drop last year, and which route did it start instead? In which market is […]

Thai Smile launches with service to Macau; domestic routes starting soon to make Thai Airways more competitive

Thai Smile launches with service to Macau; domestic routes starting soon to make Thai Airways more competitive

Thai Airways’ new lower-cost all A320 airline launched this week from Bangkok. But what other routes is it launching in the coming weeks and what competition does it face on its routes? How is Thai AirAsia responding to the challenge?

Thai Airways returns to Brussels with three weekly flights

Thai Airways returns to Brussels with three weekly flights

Thai Airways resumes non-stop flights to Belgium. Brussels becomes airline’s 72nd destination worldwide.


Thai Airways launches new route from Phuket to Seoul Incheon Airport

Thai Airways launches new route from Phuket to Seoul Incheon Airport

Thai Airways International now flies from the Thai island of Phuket to Seoul Incheon Airport in South Korea.

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 1 June - Monday 7 June)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 1 June – Monday 7 June)

This week has seen the launch of over 100 new routes! The single airport to have experienced the most new routes is Keflavik Airport in Iceland, followed by Ireland’s Cork Airport.  The week’s routes are between 60 of the world’s countries, giving our coverage a truly global spread. We have all the details and lots […]


Thailand maintains good international connections; V Australia and Kingfisher new in 2009; only one US non-stop

Thailand maintains good international connections; V Australia and Kingfisher new in 2009; only one US non-stop

Bangkok handles 80% of all Thailand’s airport traffic, but which other airports play an important role in the country? Which six carriers are competing in the domestic market and how many of Europe’s major carriers are present?

Nok Air’s Bangkok domestic routes up to 10 from Don Muang; limited direct competition

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisNok Air may have celebrated its fifth anniversary this summer but its fleet is still relatively small. Where does it fly to and what competition does it have? And what role do SGA play?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 24 October – Friday 30 October):

Route NewsHere it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 13 June – Friday 19 June):

Article thumbSign of a good week – some 40+ new routes have begun and no shortage of festivities as the likes of Safi Airways, Swiss, jetBlue, Thai Airways and Delta ensured their new services will be remembered. If you can fight your way through the cakes and balloons, other airlines adding to their network this week include Air Canada, Air Astana, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Wizz Air, Spirit Airlines, BlueWings, Cebu Pacific, Jet2.com, Carpatair and SkyGeorgia.

Nok Air’s expansion now includes international destinations

Image: Base AnalysisThai LCC Nok Air has returned to Don Muang airport after being forced to move to the new Bangkok airport in 2006. After three years it is finally branching out into international flights with services to India and Vietnam. How are the airline’s B737-400s scheduled and what role does an ATR72 play?