Thai Airways International has been gradually updating its Winter schedule for 2014/15, with the marking of the end of Airbus A340 service in the airline. The planned last A340 operation is as follow:
27th March: Sydney to Bangkok – TG476 (currently operating on B747)
27th March: Hong Kong to Bangkok – TG607 (currently operating on B747)
28th March: Singapore to Bangkok – TG414
28th March: Zurich to Bangkok – TG971
28th March: Frankfurt to Bangkok – TG923
From 1st March to 13th March, Bangkok – Sydney route will be operated on TG475/476 instead of the B747.
The A340-500 was retired by Thai Airways International in 2012. HS-TLA. HS-TLB and HS-TLC were retired in June of that year. Whereas HS-TLD was retired in December of 2012.
The A340-500s have been put up for sale on many occasions by Thai Airways; but no airlines have been interested in the aircraft and have been stored at Don Mueang Intl Airport since their retirement in 2012.
|Thai A340-600 used to operate to Milan; this route now served by the B747|