Thai Airways: two 787-nine and orders in sight
Getting now commissioned the six Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner leased to AerCap, the nationwide business of Thailand is preparing to put into provider the two 787-nine taken in Leasing at ILFC. The new aircraft is scheduled to enter provider on October 1, 2017, with two everyday rotations among its foundation at Bangkok-Suvranabhumi and the airport of Singapore-Changi . According to Airlineroute, it will choose off at 8:00 am and 4:25 pm (arrivals at eleven:15 am and seven:40 pm), and will leave the town-condition at 12:25 pm and 8:50 pm (arrivals at 1:45 pm and ten:ten pm). Thai Airways gives up to 4 flights for each working day on this route, compared to Bangkok Airways, Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific and small expense flights Jetstar Asia, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air, Scoot and Tigerair .
The 2nd 787-nine should get there by the finish of the yr, the fleet also enriching in 2017 of five of the twelve Airbus A350-900 expected (furthermore 13 possibilities and ten rights obtain) Four are now in provider.
The business of Star Alliance even further in-depth its fleet strategies for the five years to arrive : about thirty aircraft will change the oldest aircraft, to preserve “their substantial share ” in the community (it will then be the only aircraft in its fleet outfitted with a ” A To start with Course). Thai Airways wishes unsurprisingly much less gasoline-hungry aircraft to ward off any rise in gasoline prices, and targets a fleet consisting of “ pretty much one hundred% new aircraft ,” reported its president Areepong Bhoocha-Oom To Bloomberg Tv on June 26, 2017. He states that Airbus and Boeing are “consulted”. A official ask for could be despatched at the finish of July to the authorities, which holds 51% of the business's money.
The very long-haul fleet of Thai Airways counts apart from the 10 747-400 six 777-200 as numerous 777-200ER and 777-300 [ ]Fourteen 777-300ER and sixteen A330-300 . On the medium-haul, it continue to retains three 737-400 its regional subsidiary Thai Smile operates 20 A320 and the small expense Nok Air of which it is a shareholder took on leasing twenty two ATR 72-five hundred eight Bombardier Q400