Thai Airways International signs General Sales Agency agreement with MAC Holdings

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  • Thai Airways to resume operations between Colombo and Thailand from 31 March

Expanding its subcontinent profile, Thailand’s national carrier Thai Airways has announced  resumption of direct flights to Colombo, connecting the Fareast and Southwest Pacific towards Sri Lanka. 

Thai Airways International has also signed the General Sales Agency (GSA) Agreement with MAC Holdings Ltd. MAC to be the Airline’s forefront as their General Sales Agent within the region for Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Thailand as a famous leisure destination in the region with Bangkok its capital city is well known for night life, excellent cuisine and an oasis of history and culture. Bangkok being a vital hub is not only popular for tourism but also for religious, economic and trade activities.

The operation of Thai Airways marks its re-entry to the Sri Lankan market after three years of absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic and brief 20-day operation, due to the Sri Lankan economic issue during May last year and the lack of fuel. Nevertheless, throughout the pandemic Thai Airways continued to play a pivotal role in maintaining essential air cargo services with P2C charter flights to Sri Lanka. 

The airline operates to more than 60 plus destinations in Asia, Australasia, the Middle East, Scandinavia and Europe. Flights are being scheduled to commence from 31 March incoming and departure on 1 April 2024. The route will operate daily flights with an early morning departure from Colombo arriving in Bangkok in the morning hours itself enabling tourists to gain more time in their respective travelling destination. Passengers with connecting flights beyond Thailand too have a smooth and hassle-free transfer with immediate connecting flights. 

Thailand has always been a preferred leisure destination for Sri Lankans and a convenient transit hub connecting Asia, Australia and Korea-Japan. It further serves as a connecting point to Europe and Scandinavia as well.