More flights offered for Royal Cremation

lifestyle October 11, 2017 12:01

By The Nation

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Thai Airways and Thai Smile Airways will increase their roundtrip daily flights during the Royal Cremation of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The additional domestic flights will be operated from October 23 to 31 to meet the transport needs of passengers attending the ceremony. Thai Airways will add 11 flights between Bangkok and Phuket and five flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, operating a total of 144 flights and offering more than 90,000 passenger seats.

Thai Smile, meanwhile, will offer five additional flights between Bangkok and Udon Thani, eight on its Bangkok/Hat Yai route, three extra flights to/from Bangkok to Surat Thani and two flights Bangkok/Narathiwat, operating a total of 440 flights with 72,000 passenger seats.

THAI’s Ground Customer Services will provide assistance for group check-in and passengers may check-in three days in advance of the departure date by calling THAI’s Head Office at (02) 545 4159 from Monday-Friday (closed on public holidays) from 8am to 5pm and Suvarnabhumi Airport at (02) 134 5351- 2 from Monday-Friday from 8am to 4pm. 

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