At a Thai Airways plane-themed pop-up restaurant at the airline’s headquarters, in Bangkok, would-be passengers eat “in-flight” meals served on plastic trays. Photo: AFP At a Thai Airways plane-themed pop-up restaurant at the airline’s headquarters, in Bangkok, would-be passengers eat “in-flight” meals served on plastic trays. Photo: AFP
At a Thai Airways plane-themed pop-up restaurant at the airline’s headquarters, in Bangkok, would-be passengers eat “in-flight” meals served on plastic trays. Photo: AFP

In Thailand, a cafe made to look like an aircraft cabin and an actual airliner turned coffee shop remind people of the flights they cannot take

  • Going to a ‘plane cafe’, says one avid traveller, ‘relieves what’s missing’. A coffee on a retired airliner was as good as a real air trip, says a customer
  • At Thai Airways headquarters, guests sit in seats like those in an airliner, as actual flight attendants serve them in-flight meals on airline trays

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
At a Thai Airways plane-themed pop-up restaurant at the airline’s headquarters, in Bangkok, would-be passengers eat “in-flight” meals served on plastic trays. Photo: AFP At a Thai Airways plane-themed pop-up restaurant at the airline’s headquarters, in Bangkok, would-be passengers eat “in-flight” meals served on plastic trays. Photo: AFP
At a Thai Airways plane-themed pop-up restaurant at the airline’s headquarters, in Bangkok, would-be passengers eat “in-flight” meals served on plastic trays. Photo: AFP
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