Starting from 31 March, 2013 THAI Smile will operate roundtrip flights from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport to Mandalay International Airport five flights per week. THAI Smile inaugural flight TG781 from Bangkok took off at 07.25 hours on 31 March 2013 and arrived in Mandalay at 08.50 hours (local time).
THAI organized a warm welcome upon arrival in Mandalay , which was attended by representatives from the aviation and tourism sectors in Mandalay , the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The return flight to Bangkok was TG782, departed at 09.30 hours (local time) on 31 March 2013 from Mandalay and arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport at 11.55 hours.
THAI Smile is also introducing four other international destinations: Bangkok to Ahmedabad, India with two flights per week, Phuket to New Dehli, India with two flights per week, Phuket to Mumbai, India with two flights per week, and Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with four flights per week, which will be launched on 31 March 2013, 2 April 2013, 3 April 2013, and 4 April 2013, respectively. Currently, THAI Smile operates roundtrip flights to seven destinations in Thailand and overseas: Macau, Chiang Mai, Surat Thani, Phuket, Krabi, Udon Thani, and Ubon Ratchathani.
THAI Smile operates flights in two classes of service on its brand new Airbus A320-200 aircraft: “Smile Plus” Business Class and “Smile” Economy Class. Passengers traveling in “Smile Plus” are entitled to a baggage allowance of 30 kilograms, experience more privacy, comfort, and convenience than in Economy Class, and have access to the passenger lounge. In-flight meal service and refreshments and baggage allowance in all classes of service are offered with no additional cost, and passengers may accrue Royal Orchid Plus frequent flyer mileage on their travel on THAI Smile.