Thai Airways

China Digest, November 29, 2012

The Beijing Institute of Technology has received 1.2 billion yuan (HK$1.48 billion) to build a large centre for the research and development of defence technologies, and construction began on Monday, the Beijing Evening News reports.

Thursday, 29 November, 2012, 4:41am

Opening of new airport a boon for national carrier

AFTER MUCH DELAY, the new Bangkok International Airport, Suvarnabhumi airport, about 25km east of Bangkok, is due to start operations on September 28.

'It's been a dream for 40 years and we are 99 per cent ready,' said Chris Chantalitanon, general manager of Thai Airways in Hong Kong.

12 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Big deal

Three nights at Rayavadee, an upmarket Thai resort in Krabi (www.rayavadee.com), are on offer from Westminster Travel for $5,650 per person, twin share.

7 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Sobering thoughts

For many people, one of the few compensations for being crammed into an airborne sardine can for hours on end is the prospect of a free drink.

12 May 2006 - 12:00am

Airline definitely not smooth as silk

I found the uncaring attitude of flight attendants on two Thai Airways' flights towards infant safety appalling and unacceptable.

My husband and I, with our five-month-old baby, flew from Hong Kong to Bangkok on February 4 (flight TG 631) and back to Hong Kong on February 12 (TG 628).

24 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Thais in move to rebuild image

Time Warner has launched a media campaign to rebuild the international image of Thailand abroad.

Entitled 'Thailand: On the Road to Recovery', the campaign aims to highlight the country's plans for economic recovery in the wake of the devaluation of the baht.

24 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Thai changes

THAI Airways will consolidate its operations around five aircraft and engine types, to cut maintenance and other costs, according to a report.

The carrier now flies 15 aircraft types, with 12 engine models, and requires 12 types of pilot certification.

15 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Best and worst

MY nomination for the most stupid and tasteless television commercial for 1993, must be the Chanel ''Hate is a very exciting emotion'' ad. I fail to see how this would induce anyone to buy Chanel products.

10 Jan 1994 - 12:00am