Tag: Thai Airways

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

Thai Airways Airbus A350 Rejects Take-off

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Thai Airways Airbus A350-900, performing flight from Melbourne (Australia) to Bangkok (Thailand), rejected takeoff. Aircraft was accelerating for takeoff from Melbourne’s runway 16 when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed, vacated the runway via the first high speed turnoff about 1800 meters/5900 feet down the runway and returned to the apron. A passenger […]

Thai Airways 747 Slides off Runway in Bangkok

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Thai Airways Boeing 747-400, carrying 97 passengers and 18 crew members from Guangzhou, slid off a runway while landing at Suvarnabhumi airport in heavy rain. Suvarnabhumi airport authorities said there was a passenger with sprained ankle following a medical check-up at the terminal. The airline reported that ‘while the pilot was landing the plane […]

Thai Airways Boeing 777 Experiences Temporary Runway Excursion

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Thai Airways Boeing 777-200  performing flight from Bangkok (Thailand) to Dhaka (Bangladesh) with 172 passengers and 14 crew, landed on Dhaka’s runway in heavy rains but burst its right hand main tyres and temporarily veered off the runway to the right. The aircraft returned onto the runway and became disabled while attempting to vacate […]

Rolls-Royce Will Use Thai’s Testbed For Trent XWB Program

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Thai Airways engine testbed at Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok will be used by Rolls-Royce to conduct maturity and cyclic testing on its Trent XWB program. With the added capacity from the carrier in the form of its 13-metre, 150,000lb thrust-capable testbed, Rolls-Royce said conducting tests will give it a better understanding of the […]

Thai Airways Grounds 787s Due To Engine Repair Delays

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thai Airways is grounding some of its Boeing 787-8s due to delays in repairing engine problems that have been affecting other operators of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. The carrier has not specified how long the aircraft will be parked, but stated the engine spare parts issues will be “alleviated” in August, with a “return to […]

Thai Airways International Becomes New Operator of the A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thai Airways International (THAI) has become the eighth operator of the A350 XWB, following the delivery today of the first of 12 aircraft set to join the carrier’s fleet. The aircraft delivered today is being operated on lease from US-based CIT. THAI has configured its A350-900 with a premium two class layout with a total […]

THAI Hopes To Resume Flights To US

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) aims to resume flights to the United States, though they would be routed through either Seattle or San Francisco instead of Los Angeles, which was the previous destination. THAI president Charamporn Jotikasthira said the the timing of the move to resume flights to the US depends on the International Civil […]

AFI KLM E&M Extended Services For Thai Airways A350s

Reading Time: 1 minute AFI KLM E&M confirms its role as a major player on the burgeoning A350 support market. AFI KLM E&M has won a major call for tenders from Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), covering component support for its future fleet of Airbus A350s, with twelve aircraft joining the fleet from this summer. AFI KLM […]

THAI’s First A350 XWB Ready to Start Ground and Flight Tests

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first A350 XWB for Thai Airways has rolled out from cabin furnishing & engine installation at the Airbus Toulouse Final Assembly Line. The aircraft is now ready to proceed to further ground and flight testing. This first A350-900 for THAI is scheduled for delivery in Q3 2016. Bringing new levels of efficiency and comfort […]