Articles tagged “thai airways”

Tourism

The Price Hong Kong Tourism Pays for Insisting on Strict Covid Measures

At a time when most destinations around the world are opening to unvaccinated travelers, Hong Kong is still pussyfooting around shortening the seven-day hotel quarantine period. Think it's time to live with pandemic? Try telling that to Hong Kong.

The Price Hong Kong Tourism Pays for Insisting on Strict Covid Measures

Business Travel

This Company Is Travel’s First to Emerge From a Major Pandemic Bankruptcy

The European and Chinese backers of travel agency WorldStrides seem to think there'll be a rebound for international student travel. Do they know something we don't?

This Company Is Travel’s First to Emerge From a Major Pandemic Bankruptcy

Airlines

Thai Airways Chairman Quits as Losses Double

The chairmans' departure is just another sign that Thailand's flag carrier is, well, a mess.

Thai Airways Chairman Quits as Losses Double

Airlines

More Airlines Restrict MacBook Pros in Checked Luggage

When it comes to the potential fire hazard posed by certain MacBook Pro batteries, better safe than sorry is a reasonable approach for airlines to take.

More Airlines Restrict MacBook Pros in Checked Luggage

Airlines

Strong Currency Is Hurting Thai Airways

Amid declining arrivals, a stronger baht, and stiff competition, Thai Airways with its aging aircraft falters.

Strong Currency Is Hurting Thai Airways

Business Travel

Star Alliance Gets a New Partner in Asia

Provisional partners are all the rage in the airline alliance community. Fiji last year joined Oneworld as an interim partner. Now, Thai Smiles is doing the same with the Star Alliance.

Star Alliance Gets a New Partner in Asia

Airlines

Thai Airways Plots Return to United States Two Years After Withdrawing

Yes, having its safety status upgraded by the FAA could permit Thai Airways to start new U.S. flights. But let's remember flights from Bangkok to California or New York are not obvious moneymakers. Ultra long-haul routes often challenge airlines, even on the newest planes.

Thai Airways Plots Return to United States Two Years After Withdrawing

Airlines

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Crazy-rich male travelers: they're just like us.

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Airlines

Thai Airways Tries to Plot Path to Growth With New Aircraft

Airlines with older fleets face two big problems: ageing jets aren't as attractive to customers and they are less fuel efficient. Thai Airways' plans to bring in newer aircraft should go some way to helping the business grow again.

Thai Airways Tries to Plot Path to Growth With New Aircraft

Airlines

Thai Airways Needs a Rescue Plan to Help It Compete in the Region

The challenge isn't unique to Thai Airways, as Malaysia Air and other national carriers in the region also can't quite compete with low-cost upstarts or Gulf carriers.

Thai Airways Needs a Rescue Plan to Help It Compete in the Region