Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced that service to and from Japan has resumed normal schedule to levels served prior to the earthquake and tsunami that affected Japan on 11 March 2011.
Mr. Pandit Chanapai, THAI Executive Vice President of Commercial, said, “THAI has resumed all its regularly operated services on routes from Bangkok to five airports in Japan, back to the same level served prior to the Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 March 2011. Passenger traffic to and from Japan is regaining normal levels.”
Beginning 16 November 2011, THAI will operate three additional flights per week on the route Bangkok-Osaka (Kansai) v.v. utilizing the retrofitted Boeing 777-300 aircraft. Flight TG626 will depart Bangkok on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 08.30 hours and arrive in Osaka (Kansai) at 15.40 hours. On the return, flight TG627 will depart Osaka (Kansai) at 17.00 hours and arrive in Bangkok at 21.30 hours. With the introduction of these three additional flights, THAI will operate a total of 17 flights per week to Osaka (Kansai), making it more convenient for passengers with flight connections to Europe.
The winter traffic program will also reflect adjustments to flight scheduling for easier connections into Phuket.
For more information, passengers may refer to www.thaiairways.com, contact THAI offices worldwide, or call the THAI Contact Center at (+66-2) 356-1111, 24 hours.