Thai Airways will take delivery of its first Airbus A380 today and has announced the routes on which it plans to deploy the aircraft.
The Star Alliance carrier will first operate the A380 on one of its daily services on the Bangkok-Hong Kong and Bangkok-Singapore routes from 6 October to 14 December.
On 15 December, the aircraft will then be deployed on a daily Bangkok-Frankfurt service.
Thai expects to receive its second A380 in November, says a spokeswoman.
In 2013, the A380s will be deployed on flights to Tokyo Narita from 16 January, to Paris on 16 February, to Osaka Kansai on 16 August and to Sydney on 16 September. All of the four services will be operated daily, says the airline.
Thai Airways has six A380s on order.