Thai Airways Reinstates Services to Milan and Oslo

A Thai Airways 787 taking off.
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Thai Airways International (THAI), Thailand’s national carrier, celebrated a milestone on July 1st, 2024, with the inaugural flights to Milan, Italy, and Oslo, Norway.

This route inauguration marks the return of THAI’s services to these popular European destinations.

The reinstated service caters to the growing European travel demand and offers seamless connections for passengers.

Bangkok: Celebrating Renewed Connections

The occasion was marked by a special ceremony held at Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s departure terminal in Bangkok.

THAI’s Chairman of the Plan Administrators, Mr. Piyasvasti Amranand, co-presided over the event.

Mr. Amranand was present alongside Police General Visanu Prasattongosoth, Chairman of Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT).

Other dignitaries in attendance included THAI executives like Mr. Chansin Treenuchagron (Plan Administrator) and Mr. Chai Eamsiri (Chief Executive Officer).

They attended alongside AOT’s President, Mr. Kerati Kijmanawat, and Suvarnabhumi Airport Director, Mr. Kittipong Kittikachorn.

The ceremony was further graced by the presence of THAI and AOT senior management members and esteemed guests.

To mark the occasion, THAI also presented departing passengers on these inaugural flights with special souvenirs. This added a touch of warmth and personalization to the experience.

Continued Demand for European Travel

THAI’s decision to resume flights to Milan and Oslo reflects a strategic response. It seeks to cater to the rising demand for travel between Europe and Asia-Pacific.

These new routes will provide passengers with convenient connections to major European cities through THAI’s membership in the Star Alliance network.

Travelers flying from Bangkok to Milan or Oslo can now enjoy the ease of single-stop connections to various European destinations, enhancing their travel experience.

Flight Schedule Details

For those planning their European adventures, here are the details for THAI’s daily roundtrip flights between Bangkok and Milan (Malpensa Airport):

  • Flight TG940: Departs Bangkok at 12:40 AM (midnight) and arrives in Milan at 7:35 AM (local time).
  • Flight TG941: Departs Milan at 2:05 PM (local time) and arrives in Bangkok at 5:55 AM.
A Thai Airways Boeing 787-8 taxis for takeoff.
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Similarly, for those traveling between Bangkok and Oslo (Gardermoen Airport), THAI offers daily roundtrip flights:

  • Flight TG954: Departs Bangkok at 12:55 AM (midnight) and arrives in Oslo at 7:25 AM (local time).
  • Flight TG955: Departs Oslo at 2:15 PM (local time) and arrives in Bangkok at 6:15 AM.

Thai Airways International (THAI), is Thailand’s national carrier. It boasts a long and proud history, serving as a vital link between Thailand and global destination.

THAI is renowned for its exceptional service, warmly known for its signature Thai hospitality. Passengers can expect a comfortable and enjoyable travel experience aboard THAI’s modern fleet of aircraft.

The airline operates an extensive network of routes, connecting passengers within Thailand, across Asia-Pacific, and to key destinations in Europe and beyond.

It is also a member of the Star Alliance, a global airline alliance that offers passengers seamless connections and a wider range of travel options.

With the addition of these renewed routes, THAI further strengthens its position as a leading carrier for travel between Southeast Asia and Europe.

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