From 25 March 2007
Thai Airways International will be operating 30 daily domestic flights
from the old Don Muang airport in Bangkok. Flights with connections to international destinations
(11 flights daily) from Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket and Krabi will
remain at the new Suvarnahbumi Airport.
At Don Muang Airport, THAI will operate full services as follows:
Departure: Check-in at Domestic Terminal, second floor
Check-in counter number 15 – 26
Arrival: Domestic Terminal, first floor
Lounges: For Royal Silk Class Passengers only
Flight operations at Don Muang Airport will be numbered
with 4 digits starting with 1 (TG 1xxx) such as TG 1203 and those operated at Suvarnabhumi
Airport will have 3 digits.
In addition, THAI will open
a City Air Terminal, located on the first floor, parking area of Lad Prao Metro Station. Passengers
can pre-check-in their luggage 3 hours prior to flight departure. The
service also includes shuttle bus service between Lad Prao Metro Station and Don Muang
Airport. The service links transportation facilities between Bangkok
Metro, BTS and THAI’s flights. The services, including domestic flights
check-in and shuttle bus, will be available between 04.00 – 20.00 hours. Furthermore, passengers without luggage can pre-check-in 1 day before
On 25th March 2007, the first flight operated at Don Muang Airport will be TG 1020, Don Muang-Ubon Ratchathani, departing at
06.00 hours and arriving at 07.05 hours, utilizing Boeing 737-400 aircraft. The first flight to Don Muang Airport will be TG 1161, Phitsanulok – Don
Muang, departing at 07.40 hours and arriving at 08.25 hours, utilizing Boeing 737-400 aircraft.
Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited
has said it will provide transportation services between Don Muang and Suvarnahbumi Airport.
These services are not free and must be paid for by passengers.
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