THAI’s London A380 route will launch in July
THAI Airways has announced the launch date for Airbus A380 services between London and Bangkok.
The A380 service was announced back in 2012 but only now has confirmed it will be available from 1 July 2015.
THAI’s Krittaphon Chantalitanon, VP aviation services support department told Travel Daily at World Travel Market last year that he hoped to see the aircraft deployed on the route by the end of the first half of this year.
The A380 will operate on one flight each day departing Heathrow’s Terminal 2 at 12.30 arriving in Bangkok at 5.45. The return leg leaves Thailand at 1.10 arriving in London at 7.15.
Its 435 economy seats will fill the lower deck and the back of the upper level with a 32” seat pitch.
Sixty seats will be in the Royal Silk executive class with a 74” seat pitch and lie-flat seats, while its Royal First class has 12 compartment-style seats with an 83” pitch.
A promotional return fare from £543.66 including taxes is available from 1 February-30 September.