|Founded||19 August 2011|
|Commenced operations||7 July 2012|
|Frequent-flyer program||Royal Orchid Plus|
|Alliance||Star Alliance (Connecting Partner)|
|Parent company||Thai Airways (100%)|
|Headquarters||89 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand 10900|
|Key people||Viset Sontichai, Acting CEO|
THAI Smile Airways, a subsidiary airline of THAI Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), is a regional airline for short and medium range flights. The airline aims to become a Regional Favourite Airline with the Heart of Thai.
THAI Smile is a full-service airline being the regional wings of THAI Airways International. The airline provides high quality services to meet the needs of short-haul travellers at an affordable price while ensuring comfort and convenience for a superior travel experience.
On 20 May 2011, the Thai Airways board announced plans to create a new lower-cost airline, at the time dubbed Thai Wings.[verification needed] The creation of the airline was announced by Ampon Kittiampon, the chairman of Thai's board of directors, on 19 August 2011.[verification needed] It is planned to begin operations in July 2012. According to Ampon, THAI Smile is intended to serve the market gap between low-cost carriers and full service airlines. The name THAI Smile was chosen from a pool of 2,229 entries in a contest to name the airline.
The table on this section is to be relocated to List of Thai Airways destinations.
as of September 2020THAI Smile flies to 12 destinations in Thailand and 20 destinations in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, India.
THAI Smile Flight Pass
THAI Smile has a partnership with USA based Optiontown to run a prepaid flight subscription platform called Flight Pass, which enables customers to pre-purchase THAI Smile flights to one or more destinations at the best available price and decide when they want to travel at a later date.
As of 31 May 2020, THAI Smile's fleet consists of the following aircraft:
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