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Sat, 10 September 2016

Thai Airways Delays Launch of A350 Flights to Melbourne, Australia

Thai Airways has announced that it will delay the launch of Airbus A350 flights to Melbourne, Australia originally planned for 16 September 2016.

Mr. Charamporn Jotikasthira, Thai's President, said that the delay was due to additional inspections and requirements from Australian authorities on Thai Airways A350XWB.

Mr. Charamporn said that the approval of Thais Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner had been much shorter.

The airline must now delay the launch of A350 flights to Melbourne until the authorities have completed their approval process.

 Thai Airways will operate the A350 between Bangkok-Chiang Mai and Bangkok-Phuket until approval is received, which the airline expects to be around the end of October in time for the start winter schedule.

Thai Airways continues to operate normal schedule with two flights daily to Melbourne, Australia.

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