Image: 952095. Pssst: wanna buy a Boeing 747 jumbo jet? Just Us Air Airbus A321-231 YR-NTS (msn 1153) PMI (Javier Rodriguez). Commercial considerations are not so important. Thai Airways had faced financial difficulties before the […] Number of aircraft 6. Even the long haul fleet needs a refresh and longer bed space in business, as if you’re over 180cm tall, you’re not going to be comfortable sleeping. Image: 105379. Thai Airways International Fleet Details and History. The other four A380s will leave TG by 2566/2023. What a mess of an airline and fleet. I believe they’re still trying to sell their A340s. COVID-19: What does the future of Canada’s airline industry look like? Image: 946916. In particular, I’ve always found Thai’s first class in the nose of the 747 to be an especially charming experience (though at this point that’s a thing of the past). Image: 100980. I’ll say it again nothing like the gorgeous A340-600. But they were getting older and Thai Airways decided to order for new large aircraft. But at the end of the day, the main reason to fly Thai F is the ground services. Thai Airways is trying to sell its Boeing 777-300s. Where were these stored this time??? Image: 946349. It just puts a smile on your face. Reminder: OMAAT comments are changing soon. Our modern wide-body fleet of aircraft provides both comfort and the latest in technology to sooth, relax and entertain. “super business class,” as we’ve seen at Malaysia Airlines. Image: 946928. Prior to COVID-19, Sydney has long been served by Thai Airways fleet of Boeing 747-400 aircraft, and their 'Retro' livery was always a highlight. Cabo Verde Airlines Boeing 757-236 WL D4-CCF (msn 25808) IAD (Brian McDonough). They had some of classic 747s in 1980s also they had so many old aircraft (like a DC-10, DC-9, A300). @Oliver The current Thai King lives most of the year in Munich/Bavaria. The King was flying out of ZRH to BKK during the pandemic on a 777 which only had J. Well, the airline is now putting some A380s up for sale as well. That was exclusively 747s before the pandemic. First class is oftenly filled up from complimentary upgrades of Gold and Platinum holders anyway. ‘It’s unlikely Thai Airways will get much for these planes right now, given how many planes are on the secondhand market, and how little demand there is.’ Image: 947945. They have 8 747-400s now. -Three Airbus A340-500s, delivered between 2005 and 2007, But then you say “The A340-600s for sale make up Thai Airways’ entire A340 fleet; they’re available as of the second quarter of 2021.”. Thai Airways International is restructuring and is planning to shed many of its aircraft in its mostly grounded fleet. Help us fund therapy sessions for black women and girls, What You Need to Know About Airline Partnerships & Alliances, The Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Policies, The news, resources, & information you need. The past couple of years you’ve been able to either freely, or for a small fee, sit in the F seats on flights with no F service. Image: 948548. Earn 60,000 bonus points | 2X points on travel and dining. The Biz service is good. Image: 948356. KE is good but frankly a bit too stuffy for me. Even then, the airline was primarily flying the jet on turns between its Bangkok (BKK) base and the holiday island of Phuket (HKT). Sunworld International Airways (1st) McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 N741L (msn 47418) TUS (Robert Drum). Air Commerce Sarajevo (JAT) Boeing 727-2H9 YU-AKE (msn 21037) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Well, Avatar Airlines has delivered a letter of intent to purchase Thai Airways’ 10 Boeing 747-400s. These aircraft retirements also have implications for Thai Airways’ first class: I’ll be curious to see how this plays out, but it sure would be sad if Thai Airways eliminates first class. Image: 944176. My shortest 747 flight (1hr Bangkok – Phuket) was on one of those 747s. I tend to go west & catch a Thai air rather than go to JFK for an eastern route. Rather this just seems to reflect Thai Airways’ intentions to retire these planes, and for the purposes of the reorganization the airline is at least trying to sell them. I absolutely love flying F on Thai 380s & even the 747s. Both the -500 & -600 looked great in TG’s colours. What do you make of Thai Airways’ 747 and A380 plans? The pandemic made the situation much worse. Avatar Airlines wants Thai Airways’ 747s Thai Airways recently announced it will be retiring its 747s, and the airline is now trying to sell these planes. 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