Thai Airways celebrating 51st Anniversary in Nepal
KAROBAR CORRESPONDENT
Wednesday, Dec 05, 2018
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Thai Airways International Public Co. Ltd. organized an event at Hotel Shangri~La on 04 December 2018 to mark the completion of 50 years of excellent service in Nepal and celebration of its 51st Anniversary. Top Ticket sales and cargo sales agents were felicitated in the event.
As a part of its 50th Anniversary celebration throughout the year 2018, Thai Airways International Public Co. Ltd. organized various CSR programs such as an entertainment and educational tour for deserving children along with young icons of Nepal. The familiarization trip was held from 08-12 September 2018 to Bangkok, SamutSongkhramthe and Hua-Hin in Thailand. This trip by Story Telling with THAI program at hotel Royal Singhi on 25th September 2018. Thai Airways conducted a CSR program at Center for Disabled Children Assistance at Kapan on 23rd of June 2018. THAI has also been carrying out uninterrupted and regular CSR activities like Blood Donation every year on 31 July, yearly cataract surgery camps, cardio check up and health camps, and stationary distributions to orphanage schools.
THAI started its first flight to this Himalayan Kingdom on 04 December 1968 and is the first ever passenger jet service airline to introduce Nepal to rest of the world. THAI operated once a week flight in the beginning which soon increased to additional of more flights due to high demand. From October 1997, it started daily flights with A300-800 aircraft and introduced B777-200 from November 1998 to support visit Nepal Year 1998 which continues till date. During these 50 glorious years journey, THAI has created many milestones. In February 1985, Thai Airways became the first airlines to introduce computerized reservation system in Kathmandu and provided this facility to its leading travel agents from 1990. Besides this, THAI has continuous expansion at route serving new destinations/network, its own Silk Class Lounge, own Ground Handling services, Royal Orchid Holidays (ROH) packages, own technical handling services, the first in-flight magazine -Sawadee.