THAI Launches Airbus A350 XWB on Bangkok – Melbourne route


Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) recently began operating the Airbus A350 XWB on daily flights from Bangkok to Melbourne, for increased passenger comfort. Dr. Simon Wallace (fifth from left), Honorary Thai Consul General of Victoria, Australia, presided over the opening ceremony of flight TG466 on the route Melbourne to Bangkok, the first flight to depart utilizing Airbus A350 XWB aircraft at Melbourne Airport. Mr. Arnuphap Kittikul (fourth from left), THAI General Manager, Victoria and Tasmania, Commonwealth of Australia, and Mrs. Petcharin Sittitoon (sixth from left), THAI Station Manager in Melbourne, also participated in launch celebrations.

THAI currently operates two flights per day to and from Melbourne, which are TG465 from Bangkok to Melbourne and TG466 from Melbourne to Bangkok. Amongst the newest aircraft types in THAI’s fleet, the Airbus A350 XWB strengthens the Company’s fleet, enhances the quality of in-flight services, and increases customer satisfaction and convenience.