Thai Airways adjusted its flight schedule and
used larger aircraft to accommodate passengers, as well as Thai
nationals originally booked on other airlines, who were stranded
at Hong Kong International Airport due to the protests earlier
On Tuesday, 13 August 2019, Thai Airways transported both
Thai Airways' passengers and Thai nationals who were originally booked on
other other airlines as follows:
• Five flights from Bangkok to Hong Kong:
Flight TG600/628/638/606/602 on 13 August 2019.
A total of 1,716 passengers departed from Bangkok.
• Four flights from Hong Kong to Bangkok:
Flight TG601/629/639/607 (One flight TG603 was cancelled).
total of 921 passengers were transported.
As protesters closed off the check-in and
immigration entrance area, approximately 150 Thai Airways passengers were
stranded and around 60 passengers originally booked on other
airlines (approximately 90% were Thai nationals).
For Wednesday’s flights, Thai Airways operated
larger aircraft and adjusted some flight schedules to
accommodate stranded passengers, as follows:
• Operate larger aircraft:
Flight TG638 from
Bangkok to Hong Kong
Flight TG639 from Hong Kong to Bangkok
• Adjusted flight schedule:
Flight TG602 from
Bangkok to Hong Kong on 14 August 2019 departed early this morning
15 August 2019) arriving at 06.40 hours (local time).
Thai Airways has issued a waiver on fees for passengers
traveling from Bangkok-Hong Kong whose tickets were issued prior
to 5 August 2019 for travel during the period 5-26 August 2019.
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