Thai Airways International

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) is the designated national carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand.

Founded in 1960, THAI operates an average of 1,066 roundtrip flights per week on domestic, regional and intercontinental routes.

THAI’s philosophy is to provide a full service to premium passengers while maintaining the highest standards of service to leisure travelers, who represent over 80% of the company’s total passenger transportation revenue. THAI aims to be the “First Choice Carrier with Touches of Thai”. The success of THAI in the 56 years of operation has been endorsed through countless international awards received. THAI is regularly voted among the world’s most admired carriers in research carried out by leading travel magazines and from Internet passenger surveys.

Safety is THAI’s top priority. For 56 years Thai Airways International has operated with high safety standards, adopting new safety regulations and practices as a prerequisite by various authorities around the world, and going even further to implement safety programs that are beyond the requirement.

Facts & Figures

May 1997 Joined Star Alliance

74 Airports Served

153 Daily Departures

95 Aircraft

Charamporn Jotikasthira President of Thai Airways

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Charamporn Jotikasthira President of Thai Airways

Charamporn Jotikasthira was appointed President of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) in 2014.  Prior to his appointment, he was President and CEO of the Stock Exchange of Thailand in 2010-2014. From 1990-2010, he was a member of the Management at Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited in the following positions: 

President of SCB Asset Management, SCB Securities, Executive Vice President of Risk Management, Executive Vice President of Information Technology, Executive Vice President of Information Technology, Executive Vice President of Finance, Executive Vice President of Business Cash Management, and Executive Vice President of Global Transaction Services (GTS) and Capital Markets, and the Chief Information Officer.  Mr. Jotikasthira holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Masters degree in Businesss Administration  from Harvard University, U.S.A.

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Full Facts & Figures

Joined Star Alliance May 1997
Airports Served 74
Daily Departures 153
Aircraft 95
Passengers Annually 21.2 m
Countries Served 31
Hub Airport(s) Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang International Airport
Revenue Passenger KM 60.89 bn
Sales Revenue (in US$) 5.31 BUSD
Employees 22,684
Aircraft Types A380-800, A350-900, B747-400, B777-300, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-200ER, Airbus A330-300, B787-8, A320-200, B737-400, A320- 200 (THAI Smile)
Updated As Of Nov 2016