Bookable only through the Thai airline’s website, the Early Bird to Europe round trip air fares come on two levels – for a minimum of two individuals travelling collectively and a minimum of four people travelling collectively.
They are valid for ticketing via the remainder of this year to 31 December 2015, for travel departure and completion in between 1 May possibly and 30 June 2016. The ticket holders should fly together for the complete journey and there is a minimum five day stay requirement.
The Early Bird to Europe fares provide a selection of departure points from Thailand, these getting Chiang Mai, Krabi, Phuket and Bangkok, Thai Airways International’s home base.
They can be taken to London, Paris, Munich, Zurich, Frankfurt, Rome, Milan, Brussels, Stockholm, Copenhagen or Oslo.
For two folks travelling collectively, the Early Bird to Europe (GV2) fares including airport taxes are priced from THB 29,545 per passenger round trip to London, Paris, Munich, Zurich or Frankfurt and from THB 26,795 per passenger round trip to Rome, Milan, Brussels, Stockholm, Copenhagen or Oslo.
For 4 people travelling collectively, the Early Bird to Europe (GV4) fares which includes airport taxes are priced from THB 28,520 per passenger round trip to London, Paris, Munich, Zurich or Frankfurt and from THB 25,770 per passenger round trip to Rome, Milan, Brussels, Stockholm, Copenhagen or Oslo.
Mileage accrual with the Early Bird to Europe fares for members of the Thai airline’s Royal Orchid Plus frequent flyer programme is topic to circumstances.
In its international winter schedule 2015/2016, Thai Airways International is increasing frequencies on its London and Frankfurt routes. Successful 25 October 2015 there’s much more option for these wanting to book flights from Bangkok to London and vice versa, with the schedule of seven flights per week (after every day) being doubled to 14 flights per week (twice day-to-day) operated by Airbus 380-800 and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Flights from Bangkok to Frankfurt and vice versa are also doubling in frequency from seven weekly flights (once everyday) to 14 weekly flights (twice day-to-day) also using Airbus 380-800 and Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Reversing an earlier selection to suspend the route, the Thai airline’s 4 instances a week Bangkok-Rome service will continue until 1 February 2016 to meet travel demand during the higher season in Rome. The carrier plans to operate with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to jointly promote roundtrip travel on the route, which operates on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday employing Boeing 747-400 aircraft.
Thailand’s national flag carrier has continued serving its European destinations, issuing a statement earlier this year saying that it operated below the higher safety standards of the European Aviation Safety Agency. The statement followed a red flag given Thailand by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in June 2015 more than significant security concerns within the country’s aviation sector.
Thai Airways International’s president Charamporn Jotikasthira was reported as saying the European Commission’s EU Air Safety List updated on 25 June 2015 did not consist of the Thai airline and as such it would continue with regularly scheduled flights to Europe.
From its Bangkok hub, the carrier’s international route network includes 46 points in 19 nations in the Asia Pacific area, 12 cities in Europe, two in the Middle East and Los Angeles in North America. The Thai airline is a founding member of the Star Alliance network that currently provides more than 18,500 every day flights to 1,316 airports in 192 nations.