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THAI launches A380 direct flights from London to Bangkok

Bangkok, 8 July, 2015 – Thai Airways International (THAI) recently celebrated the departure of the first Airbus A380 direct flight from London to Bangkok at Heathrow’s Terminal 2.

Passengers who travelled with flight TG910 on the Airbus A380 inaugural flight from Bangkok to London were delighted to be greeted at the arrival gate by a group of Beefeaters and Guardsmen.  Many “selfies” were taken and passengers commented on it being a wonderful introduction to the UK.

Those who left on the Airbus A380 inaugural flight TG911 from London to Bangkok were given fresh orchid corsages and commemorative key rings to mark this special occasion at check-in.  This, together with a performance of traditional Thai dance and music, created a wonderful party atmosphere.

THAI launches A380 direct flights from London to Bangkok

Mr. Wit Kitchathorn, General Manager of Thai Airways International – UK, said, “This has been a great way to mark the UK’s first direct A380 flights to Bangkok, auguring a new era of travel in the UK.  As always we are immensely proud of our service and doubly so now that we are the only airline offering A380, state-of-the-art, direct travel between London and Bangkok.”

TG911 departs daily from London Heathrow Terminal 2 at 12.30 hours and arrives at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport at 05.45 hours on the next day.  TG910 departs daily from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport at 01.10 hours and arrives at London Heathrow (T2) at 07.15 hours.

THAI is proud to have been flying from the UK for over 40 years and now offers one daily non-stop flight from London Heathrow to Bangkok with onwards connections throughout Thailand and beyond.

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