Thailand's flag carrier national airline, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), will start its IGA Istanbul Airport flights on December 1, 2023. IGA Istanbul Airport CEO Kadri Samsunlu underlined their goal of increasing the number of airline companies operating at the airport to 100 in the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey, and stated that THAI is the 94th airline company hosted at IGA Istanbul Airport.
THAI, the national airline company based at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport, is scheduled to start direct flights between Bangkok and IGA Istanbul Airport as of December 1, 2023. The airline's Bangkok-Istanbul flights are expected to be made with A350-900 model aircraft with a capacity of 321 seats. Flight TG900, which will depart from Bangkok daily at 23.45, will land in Istanbul at 06.05 the next day. Flight TG901, which will depart from Istanbul at 16.30 on the same day, will arrive in Bangkok at 05.35.
THAI will further strengthen its wide and uninterrupted flight network connecting Europe to Asia Pacific, North Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia via its hub in Bangkok, thanks to its IGA Istanbul Airport flights. THAI, which started its operations in 1960, is among the founding members of the Frankfurt-based global airline alliance Star Alliance.
İGA Istanbul Airport CEO Kadri Samsunlu stated that THAI is the 94th airline company hosted at IGA Istanbul Airport and underlined their goal of reaching 100 airlines in the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey,