Thai Airways International is increasing services to Australia, Russia, Norway and the USA.

The Star Alliance carrier says its new schedule, starting 25 October, will see the introduction of a five-times-weekly non-stop service from Bangkok to Brisbane using Boeing 777-200s. Currently Thai serves Brisbane seven times weekly but it is a one-stop service.

The airline also says its Bangkok-Perth service is increasing to four-times weekly from twice-weekly.

As for other countries, on 1 December the carrier says it is increasing its Bangkok-Oslo service to daily from five-times weekly, Bangkok-Moscow goes to four-times weekly from thrice-weekly and Bangkok-Los Angeles goes to daily. According to Innovata the carrier has been serving Los Angeles five-times weekly using Airbus A340-500s.

Earlier this year Thai disclosed it is phasing out and seeking to sell its A340-500s.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news