On October 31st Thai Airways started operating daily flights from Bangkok to Tokyo Haneda Airport, utilizing Airbus A340-500 aircraft.
Teerapol Chotichanapibal, Thai’s acting executive vice president for commercial department, said, “Thai will commence daily flight to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on 31 October 2010, while maintaining current service to Narita International Airport. By serving Haneda, passengers flying Thai to Tokyo will experience more convenience with flight departures and arrivals that are closer in proximity to Tokyo’s city center.”
Passengers now have an option of flying to and from Tokyo via Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport), which is evolving from domestic flight handling to include more international networks. Flying into Haneda will offer passengers the choice to greater access closer to Tokyo’s city center, which makes travel increasingly convenient for business as well as leisure travelers. In addition, passengers connecting onto domestic flights within Japan will be able to take advance of greater ease in connectivity.
Thai’s Bangkok-Haneda operations will utilize A340-500 aircraft with a total 215 seat capacity: 60 seats in Royal Silk (Business Class) and 155 seats in Economy Class. Thai will operate a total of four flights per day to Tokyo: three flights per day on the route Bangkok-Narita and one flight per day on the route Bangkok-Haneda.
Route Flight number Departure time Arrival time
Bangkok – Haneda TG660 1450 hrs. 2230 hrs.
Haneda – Bangkok TG661 0020 hrs. 0520 hrs.