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Thai Airways International

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
TG
THA
217
 

Thai Airways International Airbus A380-800
Thai Airways International
89 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road
Bangkok 10900
THAILAND

Tel.: +66 2 545 1000
Fax: +66 2 545 3832
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thaiair.com

Owner: Thai govt (51.3%); others
Shareholdings: Nok Air (49%); Thai Smile (100%); Euamg Luang (100%)
Base: Bangkok (BKK)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: May 1960
Alliances: Star Alliance; AeroSvit, Air Macau, Air Madagascar, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern, El Al, Emirates, Gulf Air, Japan Airlines, Lao Airlines, Luxair, Malaysia Airlines, Myanmar Airways, Nok Air, Pakistan International, Royal Brunei, S7 Airlines
Executives:
  • 3 x Airbus A380-800 (+3 planned)
  • 18 x Boeing 747-400
  • 1 x Airbus A340-500 (+3 parked)
  • 6 x Airbus A340-600
  • (12) x Airbus A350-900 (planned)
  • 10 x Boeing 787-8 (planned)
  • 26 x Airbus A330-300 (+1 planned)
  • 14 x Boeing 777-200
  • 13 x Boeing 777-300 (+12 planned)
  • 7 x Airbus A300-600 (+6 parked)
  • 5 x Airbus A320-200 (+15 planned)
  • 5 x Boeing 737-400
Chairman:
CEO:
EVP ops:
EVP Finance:
Ampon Kittiampon
Piyasvasti Amranand
Asdavut Watanangura
Wasukam Visansawadt

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Thai Airways International Thai International
TG
THA
Thailand Bangkok 1959-
Formed by Thai AW & SAS (30%). Started services on 1/5/60. Nationalized 1977. Acquired Thai Airways on 1/4/88. Entered Star Alliance partnership in 1997. 23% to be privatized in 2000, plan cancelled. Partial IPO in 2003 reducing government shares to 70% (later down to 51% by 2009). Expected to form low-cost subsidiary named Royal Orchid aka Euarng Luang during 2006, postponed to late 2007 and eventually cancelled. Announced in 10/10 a plan to spin off its cargo division into an independent subsidiary profit center with its own AOC. Planned to set up a joint venture with Tiger Airways, project abandonned in 9/11. Launched a premium economy division named Thai Smile (announced 19/8/11, started ops on 7/7/12); expected to obtain its own AOC during 2013).

Date
Manufacturer
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
03-Mar-01 Boeing 737-4D7 HS-TDC Bangkok International  (BKK) Thailand
1
w/o
11-Dec-98 Airbus A310-204 HS-TIA ca 4 km SW of Surat Thani Thailand
101
w/o
22-Oct-94 Airbus A300B4-103 HS-THO Bangkok International  (BKK) Thailand
0
w/o
31-Jul-92 Airbus A310-304 HS-TID near Kathmandu Nepal
113
w/o
31-Aug-87 Boeing 737-2P5 HS-TBC near Phuket Thailand
83
w/o
28-Apr-87 Hawker Siddeley HS-748-243 Srs HS-THI Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) Thailand
0
w/o
26-Oct-86 Airbus A300B4-601 HS-TAE near Tosa Bay Japan
0
substantial
15-Apr-85 Boeing 737-2P5 HS-TBB 18 km from Phuket International  (HKT) Thailand
11
w/o
21-Jun-80 Hawker Siddeley HS-748-243 Srs HS-THG Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) Thailand
0
w/o
27-Apr-80 Hawker Siddeley HS-748-207 Srs HS-THB near Bangkok Thailand
44
w/o
10-May-73 Douglas DC-8-33 HS-TGU Kathmandu-Tribhuvan  (KTM) Nepal
0+ 1
w/o
09-Jul-69 SE-210 Caravelle III HS-TGK Bangkok International  (BKK) Thailand
0
w/o
21-Jan-68 SE-210 Caravelle IA HS-TGL near Bangkok Thailand
0
substantial
25-Dec-67 Douglas DC-3 HS-TDH Chiang Mai International  (CNX) Thailand
4
w/o
30-Jun-67 SE-210 Caravelle III HS-TGI near Hong Kong-Kai Tak Int  (HKG) Hong Kong
24
w/o