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Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a kingdom in Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (formerly Burma) on the north and west, by Laos on the northeast, by Cambodia and the Gulf of Thailand (Siam) on the southeast, by Malaysia on the south, and by the Andaman Sea and Myanmar on the southwest. The total area of Thailand is 513,115 sq km (198,115 sq mi). Bangkok is the capital and largest city
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December 24, 2015Intira Airlines was formed in 2006 with its first flight in December 2009 as Business Air. Operations suspended on 16Jan2015 & rebranded Intira Airlines in Jun2015 [added]
November 17, 2015Status changed back to Planned as Nine Star Airways received maiden aircraft [update]
October 30, 2015NokScoot commenced operations on 20May2015 [update]

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Operating DatesStatus

AC Aviation   

2011 - dateActive

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Advance Aviation   

2007 - dateActive

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Aero Pro   

(2009)Began?

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Air Andaman   

2000 - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : Air Andaman was established in 2000 and started operations on 29Oct2000. Regional carrier serving resort destinations in Southern Thailand. Ceased operations in 2004 & AOC withdrawn in Mar2006

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Air Inter Transport Co   

(2014)Began?

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Air People International   

2003 - dateActive

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Air Phoenix   

2008 - 2009Inactive

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Air Siam   

1969 - 1976Inactive

^ Comments : Air Siam was formed as Varan Air-Siam on 15Sep1965 by the Thai Royal Family. Overcapacity caused the financial loss in Sep1976 the operations could not be sustained and the company declared bankruptcy

^ Genealogy : Varan Air-Siam >Air Siam

Air Singhara   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments : Air Singhara has current AOC but did not start in 2014

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Airmark Aviation   

2004* - 2007Renamed

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Airservices   

1969 - 1973Inactive

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Angel Airlines   

1998 - 2003Inactive

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Asia Atlantic Airlines   

2013 - dateActive

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^ Genealogy : Asia Pacific Airlines >Asia Atlantic Airlines

Asia Budget Air   

(2009)Began?

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Asia Connect Airlines   

(2014)Began?

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Asia Majestic Airlines   

(2011)Began?

^ Comments : Asia Majestic Airlines was a Bangkok-based airline, which was established on 14Jan2011 but never started operations

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Asia Pacific Airlines   

(2013)Renamed

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^ Genealogy : Asia Pacific Airlines >Asia Atlantic Airlines

Asian Aero Space Service   

(2007)Began?

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Asian Air   

2014 - dateActive

^ Comments : Asian Air inaugural flight was on 15Mar2014, Bangkok to Japan's Tokyo Narita Airport

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AVA Airlines (Asia Valued Airlines)   

(2011*)Began?

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Avia-Thai International   

1976 - 1976Inactive

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Azur Helicopter (Thailand)   

(2014)Began?

^ Comments : status changed to 'Began?

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Bangkok Airways   

1989 - dateActive

^ Comments : Bangkok Airways was founded in 1968 & operations started on 30Jun1986 as Sahakol Air

^ Genealogy : Sahakol Air >Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Helicopter Services   

2005 - dateActive

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Bira Air   

1968* - 1974Inactive

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Blue Water Air   

2004* - 2005*Inactive

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Brom Air   

1988 - 1988Inactive

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Burma Airline*   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Business Air   

2009 - 2015Renamed

^ Comments : Intira Airlines was formed in 2006 with its first flight in Dec2009 as Business Air. Operations suspended on 16Jan2015 & rebranded Intira Airlines in Jun2015

^ Genealogy : Business Air >Intira Airlines

Chaba Airlines (Siam Global Air)   

(2012)Began?

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Chiang Mai Airways   

(2006)Began?

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City Airways   

2012 - 2014Inactive

^ Comments : City Airways was established in 2011 & operations started 01Oct2012. Ceased operations in 2014 but intends to restart

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Civil Air Transport*   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Coco Seaplane   

2006 - 2008Inactive

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Crystal Thai Airlines   

2011 - 2012Renamed

^ Comments : U Airlines was founded on 01Apr2012 as a successor to the failed Crystal Thai Airlines start-up projectwith Mr. Serm Srisuwan as the President of the company. Inaugural flight was on 16Sep2012

^ Genealogy : Crystal Thai Airlines >U Airlines

Destination Air Shuttle   

2007 - 2009Inactive

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Eagle Air   

(2006*)Began?

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Erewan Air   

1979 - 1980Inactive

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Euarng Luang   

(2006)Began?

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Flyhy Cargo Airlines   

2003 - 2005Inactive

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Fun Flying Thai Air Service   

2005 - dateActive

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Global International   

(2006)Began?

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H.S. Aviation   

2007 - dateActive

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Happy Air (Happy Air Travellers Co)   

2009 - 2015Inactive

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Heliluck Aviation Services   

2007 - dateActive

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Hevilift TFHS Co.   

2014 - dateActive

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^ Genealogy : Thai Flying Helicopter Service >Hevilift TFHS Co.

Holiday Airlines   

(2007)Began?

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Infinity Airlines (Infinity Asia Airlines)   

(2012)Began?

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Intira Airlines   

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : Intira Airlines was formed in 2006 with its first flight in Dec2009 as Business Air. Operations suspended on 16Jan2015 & rebranded Intira Airlines in Jun2015

^ Genealogy : Business Air >Intira Airlines

Jaras Aviation   

2012 - dateActive

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Jet A Co   

2011 - dateActive

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Jet Asia   

2003 - 2006*Status?

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Jet Asia Airways   

2011 - dateActive

^ Comments : Jet Asia was stablished in Dec2009. Awarded its air operator’s certificate in Oct2010. Launched charter services on 17Sep2011

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JetGo International   

2007* - dateActive

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Journey Jet   

(2012)Began?

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Kan Air (Kannithi Aviation)   

2010 - dateActive

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Kings Sky Diamond Airline   

(2011)Began?

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K-Mile Air   

2006 - dateActive

^ Comments : K-Mile Air operations started on 30Jun2006

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Krabi Airlines   

(2009*)Began?

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Legacy Air   

2012* - dateActive

^ Comments : Legacy Air was founded in 2009

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Maranphal Airways (MP Airways)   

1960sInactive

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Mastertech Airline   

(2012)Began?

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Minebea Aviation   

2002* - dateActive

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Mjets (Minor Aviation)   

2006 - dateActive

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Nakhon Chiangmai Air   

(2011)Began?

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National Air Charter   

(2015)Began?

^ Comments : National Air Charter looking to operate A320-200s

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Neo Siam Airways   

(2007*)Began?

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NewGen Airways (Sabaidee Airways)   

2014 - dateActive

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Nine Star Airways   

(2015)Began?

^ Comments : Nine Star Airways intend to offer premium charter operations using two A320-200 aircraft

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Nok Air   

2006 - dateActive

^ Comments : SkyAsia was formed in Feb2004, Started operations on 23Jul2004 & changed its name to Nok Airlines on 16Jan2006

^ Genealogy : SkyAsia >Nok Air

Nok-Mini   

2010* - 2014Inactive

^ Comments : SGA Airlines started operations in Oct2002. JV between Nok Air & Siam General Aviation, SGA Airlines was branded as Nok-Mini, to foster a closer association with Nok Airlines

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NokScoot   

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : NokScoot secured its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Thai Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) on 30Oct2014 & commenced operations on 20May2015

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Northern Aviation Service   

2008* - dateActive

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Olympic Aviation Services   

(2014)Began?

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One-Two-GO (1-2-Go)   

2003 - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : One-Two-GO was previously known as Cambodian International Airlines (1992*-1995)), but had to leave Cambodia. Udom Tantiprasongchai bought two B.727 -200s and used them from the end of 1995 for air operations under the name Orient ExpressAir. Started operations on 03Dec2003 & was integrated into Orient Thai Airlines in Jul2010

^ Genealogy : One-Two-GO >>Orient Thai Airlines

Onyx Airlines   

(2004)Began?

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Orient ExpressAir   

1995 - 1995*Began?

^ Comments : One-Two-GO was previously known as Cambodian International Airlines (1992*-1995)), but had to leave Cambodia. Udom Tantiprasongchai bought two B.727 -200s and used them from the end of 1995 for air operations under the name Orient ExpressAir. Started operations on 03Dec2003 & was integrated into Orient Thai Airlines in Jul2010

^ Genealogy : Cambodian International Airlines >Orient ExpressAir >Orient Thai Airlines

Orient Thai Airlines   

1995 - dateActive

^ Comments : One-Two-GO was previously known as Cambodian International Airlines (1992*-1995)), but had to leave Cambodia. Udom Tantiprasongchai bought two B.727 -200s and used them from the end of 1995 for air operations under the name Orient ExpressAir. Started operations on 03Dec2003 & was integrated into Orient Thai Airlines in Jul2010

^ Genealogy : Cambodian International Airlines >Orient ExpressAir >Orient Thai Airlines

P.C. Air   

2011 - 2012Inactive

^ Comments : P.C. Air was founded by Piyo Chantraporn and Chatrawiwat Klumkomol. Received its operating licence on 28Dec2010. Operated its maiden flight, between Bangkok and Surat Thani, on 15Dec2011 & ceased operations on 22Oct2012

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Pbair   

1997 - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : PBair was founded on 21Nov1990 by Piya Bhirom Bhakdi of Boon Rawd Brewery. Originally used for flights for brewery staff only. Ceased operations in Nov2009

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Phetchabun Airlines   

(2006)Began?

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Phuket Air (Suvamabhumi Airlines)   

2001 - 2012Inactive

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Pioneer Cargo Airlines (Pioneer Air Cargo)   

2002* - 2005*Status?

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Platinum Airways   

(2008)Began?

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PMC   

1980 - 1984Inactive

^ Comments : PMC was a DC47 operator

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POAS (Pacific Overseas Airlines (Siam))   

1947 - 1951Renamed

^ Comments : POAS was formed in May1947

^ Genealogy : POAS + (SAC) Siamese Airways =>Thai Airways (TAC) >>Thai Airways International

Premium Airlines   

2013 - dateActive

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Princess Airlines   

1996* - 1996*Inactive

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Quality Airways   

(2010)Began?

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R Airlines   

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments : R Airlines was founded in 2012 & launched its inaugural charter flight between Bangkok and Gaya, Bihar, India on 24Jan2013

^ Genealogy : Sunny Airways >R Airline

Royal Aviation Support   

2002* - 2008Renamed

^ Comments : Royal Skyways was formed in 2002 as Royal Aviation Support & renamed in Jul2008

^ Genealogy : Royal Aviation Support >Royal Skyways

Royal Orchid Airlines   

(2007)Began?

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Royal Skyways   

2008 - dateActive

^ Comments : Royal Skyways was formed in 2002 as Royal Aviation Support & renamed in Jul2008

^ Genealogy : Royal Aviation Support >Royal Skyways

Sabai Airlines (Spark Air )   

(2006)Began?

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SAC (Siamese Airways Company)   

1947 - 1951Renamed

^ Comments : Aerial Transport of Siam Company (ATSC) was re-organised and renamed to Siamese Airways. SAC began operations on 01Mar1947

^ Genealogy : POAS + (SAC) Siamese Airways =>Thai Airways (TAC) >>Thai Airways International

Sahakol Air   

1968 - 1989Renamed

^ Comments : Bangkok Airways was founded in 1968 & operations started on 30Jun1986 as Sahakol Air

^ Genealogy : Sahakol Air >Bangkok Airways

Sawasdee Airways   

(2007)Began?

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SEA Aviation   

(2014)Began?

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SFS Aviation   

2009 - dateActive

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^ Genealogy : Si-Chang Flying Service >SFS Aviation

SGA Airlines (Siam General Aviation)   

2002 - 2014Inactive

^ Comments : SGA Airlines started operations in Oct2002. JV between Nok Air & Siam General Aviation, SGA Airlines was branded as Nok-Mini, to foster a closer association with Nok Airlines

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Siam Air Net   

2011 - dateActive

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Siam Air Transport   

2014 - dateActive

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Siam Express Airways   

(2006)Began?

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Siam International Aviation   

1999* - 1999*Status?

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Siam Land Flying (Medical Wings)   

1995 - dateActive

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Siam World Airways   

(2008)Began?

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SiamJet Airlines   

(2015)Began?

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Si-Chang Flying Service   

1991* - 2009Renamed

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^ Genealogy : Si-Chang Flying Service >SFS Aviation

Sky Eyes Airways   

1996* - 2009*Inactive

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Sky of Siam   

1969* - 1984Inactive

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SkyAsia   

2004 - 2006Renamed

^ Comments : SkyAsia was formed on 10Feb2004, started operations on 23Jul2004 & changed its name to Nok Airlines on 16Jan2006

^ Genealogy : SkyAsia >Nok Air

Skylar Airways   

(2015)Began?

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SkyStar Airways   

2006 - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : SkyStar Airways was founded in 2005 & commenced operations on 16Jun2007. Ceased operations on 03Jan2009 after not paying any of the staff salary for six months after Sep2008. International and domestic charter services out if Bangkok Don Muang International

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Small Planet Airlines Thailand   

(2015)Began?

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Solar Air   

2010 - dateActive

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Southern Airways   

(2007)Began?

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SouthWings Thailand   

2011 - dateActive

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Sukhothai Airways   

(2004)Began?

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Sun Freight Logistic   

(2007)Began?

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Sunny Airways   

2011 - 2012Inactive

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^ Genealogy : Sunny Airways >R Airline

T.A.G. Airline Co   

(2008)Began?

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TFS (Thai Freighter Services)   

**** - ****Status?

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Thai Aerospace Company   

1998 - 1998Inactive

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Thai Air Cargo   

2005 - 2006Inactive

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Thai AirAsia   

2004 - dateActive

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Thai AirAsia X   

2014 - dateActive

^ Comments : Thai AirAsia Xs' inaugural flight was on 17Jun2014

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Thai Airways (TAC)   

1951 - 1988Renamed

^ Comments : Thai Airways International merged with TAC on 01Apr1988

^ Genealogy : POAS + (SAC) Siamese Airways =>Thai Airways (TAC) >>Thai Airways International

Thai Airways International   

1960 - dateActive

^ Comments : Thai Airways International was established on 24Aug1959 to operate international services. The carrier's first revenue flight was on 01May1960

^ Genealogy : Thai Airways (TAC) >>Thai Airways International

Thai Aviation Services   

1987 - dateActive

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Thai Express Air   

2014 - dateActive

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Thai Flying Helicopter Service   

2013* - 2014Renamed

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^ Genealogy : Thai Flying Helicopter Service >Hevilift TFHS Co.

Thai Flying Services   

1978 - dateActive

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Thai Global Airlines   

2007 - 2008Inactive

^ Comments : Thai Global Airlines ceasd operations on 05Jan2008. International cargo services

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Thai Lion Air   

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments : Thai Lion Air was founded & its inauguaral flight was on 04Dec2013

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Thai Lite   

(2011)Began?

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Thai Pacific Airlines   

2003 - 2004Inactive

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Thai Regional Airlines   

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments : Thai Regional Airlines was founded in Aug2011

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Thai Sky Airlines   

2005 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Thai Sky Airlines was founded in 2005. International scheduled passenger services

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Thai Smile   

2012 - dateActive

^ Comments : Thai Smile was known as Thai Wings prior to start, Launched services on 07Jul2012 with a flight from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Macau

^ Genealogy : Thai Wings >Thai Smile

Thai Star Airlines   

(2007)Began?

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Thai Tiger Airways   

(2011)Began?

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Thai Tour & Trans Airways   

(2014)Began?

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Thai VietJetAir   

2014 - dateActive

^ Comments : Thai VietJetAir began operations on 05Dec2014

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Thai Wings   

(2012)Renamed

^ Comments : Thai Smile was known as Thai Wings prior to start, Launched services on 07Jul2012 with a flight from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Macau

^ Genealogy : Thai Wings >Thai Smile

ThaiJet   

2003 - 2004Inactive

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Trans-Asiatic Airlines (Siam)   

1947 - 1950Inactive

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Tropical Sea Air   

1987 - 1993Inactive

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U Airlines   

2012 - 2014*Inactive

^ Comments : U Airlines was founded on 01Apr2012 as a successor to the failed Crystal Thai Airlines start-up project with Mr. Serm Srisuwan as the President of the company. Inaugural flight was on 16Sep2012

^ Genealogy : Crystal Thai Airlines >U Airlines

United Offshore Aviation   

2014 - dateActive

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Varan Air-Siam   

(1965*)Renamed

^ Comments : Air Siam was formed as Varan Air-Siam on 15Sep1965 by the Thai Royal Family. Overcapacity caused the financial loss in Sep1976 the operations could not be sustained and the company declared bankruptcy

^ Genealogy : Varan Air-Siam >Air Siam

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