Thai Airways adds new international routes

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Thai Airways has announced adjustments to its winter 2011-2012 schedule, effective 30 October.

The launch of three new international routes will see Thai operate a Boeing 777-200ER between Bangkok and Brussels three times a week beginning 17 November. The airline will also operate a Boeing 747-400 on the Bangkok-Copenhagen-Phuket route three times a week beginning 11 November. Lastly the airline's final new international route will be a three-times a week Phuket-Incheon service, using an Airbus A330-300.

Thai has also modified a number of international routes, with Bangkok-Phuket-Perth changing to a three-times per week service between Phuket and Perth using an A330-300.

Also, the Bangkok-Narita-Phuket-Bangkok service will be adjusted to Bangkok-Narita with even round trips per week. The route will be served with an A330-300 and a Boeing 777-200.

On its European routes, the airline increases Bangkok-Oslo frequency from five to seven flights per week using Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. Bangkok-Moscow also increases in frequency from three to four flights per week flown with Boeing 777-300 aircraft.

On the regional side, Bangkok-Singapore rises from 28 to 35 flights per week; Bangkok-Xiamen increases from three to four flights per week; Bangkok-Chengdu goes to five flights per week; Bangkok-Beijing will rise to four times per week; and Bangkok-Mumbai will be flown six times per week.

Bangkok-Osaka will increase from 14 to 17 flights per week, while Bangkok-Nagoya increases from to four flights per week.

The airline will operate seven flights per week effective 30 October - 31 December on the Bangkok-Bodhgaya-Varanasi-Bangkok route and five flights per week from 1 January - 24 March 2012.

On its domestic routes, the Bangkok-Hat Yai service will increase from three to four flights per week.

Additionally, the airline will change its Phuket-Bangkok route to operate Phuket-Chiang Mai seven times per week.