Domestic flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phitsanulok, Ubon Ratchathani, and Chiang Mai start on September 15, 2006
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited will begin operating domestic flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport on 3 routes, at a total of 5 flights, on the route Bangkok – Phitsanulok (3 flights), Bangkok – Ubon Ratchathani (1 flight), and Bangkok – Chiang Mai (1 flight), effective September 15th, 2006 onwards.
Flg. Off. Apinan Sumanaseni, President of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, said that in accordance to the Government policy for domestic air carriers to begin operating flights to and from Suvarnabhumi Airport as of 15 September 2006 onwards, the company has studied the possibilities based on concern for passenger impact. The company has arranged flight operations on 3 routes, at a total of 5 flights, those being return flights to and from Bangkok – Phitsanulok v.v. (3 flights), Bangkok – Ubon Ratchathani v.v. (1 flight), and Bangkok – Chiang Mai v.v. (1 flight), effective 15 September 2006.
* Remark: This operation is being conducted as a test of THAI’s system readiness to prepare the company’s employees for the migration to Suvarnabhumi Airport, which will not affect any international flights.