THAI Smile has taken delivery of its first aircraft, an Airbus A320, in Hamburg, Germany on Friday 28th June – the first A320 in the Thai Group.
The aircraft are powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines. The Bangkok-based carrier will start regional operations on 7th July with daily flights to Macau, before flying domestically to Krabi, Chiang Mai, Surat Thani and Phuket. These will be followed by new routes to more international destinations.
“We are delighted to take delivery of our brand new Airbus A320.” said Woranate Laprabang, managing director of THAI Smile. “Thanks to the A320’s cabin comfort and operational reliability, THAI Smile will be able to service the market gap between low-cost and full service airlines.”