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Thai Airways Increases Flights to Select Destinations for Songkran

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 8 April 2015

To meet travel demands during the long Songkran holiday from 9-12 April 2015, Thai Airways International is increasing the number of domestic flights and operating select routes with larger aircraft to give an additional capacity of 10,000 seats.

On the Bangkok-Phuket route the airline is adding seven flights, on the Bangkok to Chiang Mai route 16 additional flights will be added, and two flights are being added on the Bangkok-Krabi route.

Songkran takes place during one of the hottest times of the year. Getting wet is part of the fun.

Thai Airways has also prepared special Songkran desserts to celebrate the Thai New Year during 13-15 April 2015.

On certain international flights departing from Bangkok during this period, Royal First Class and Royal Silk Class passengers will be served pandan sticky rice with fresh mango and Economy Class passengers will b offered pumpkin coconut milk with pandan sweet jelly.

Desserts for domestic flights departing from Bangkok during lunch and dinner time include sticky rice with mango pie for Royal Silk Class passengers, while inbound passengers to Bangkok will be offered sweet muskmelon.

Domestic Economy Class passengers departing from Bangkok during lunch and dinner time will be able to enjoy mango coconut verrines, while Bangkok bound passengers will be served "Lod Chong" in coconut milk jelly.

Thai Airways, Songkran

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