Thai AirAsia is a subsidiary of the Malaysian low-fare airline AirAsia and Thailand's Asia Aviation. The airline serves AirAsia's regularly scheduled domestic and international flights from Bangkok and other cities in Thailand.
From 2012, Thai AirAsia transferred all operations from Suvernabhumi Airport to Don Mueang International Airport. Originally, it was the only low-cost airline operating both domestic and international flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport.
AirAsia is a Malaysian low-cost airline headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, which operates many flights to 22 countries and 100 destinations. These destinations include Abu Dhabi, Adelaide, Alor Setar, Bacolod, Balikpapan, Banda Aceh, Bandar Seri Begawan, Bandung, Bangalore, Bangkok, Beijing, Batam, Bintulu, Busan, Cebu, Chengdu, Chennai, Chiang Mai, Taipei, Pattaya, Colombo, Ho Chi Minh City, Johor Bahru, Colombo, Kathmandu, Penang and many others. The AirAsia Group is comprised of: AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia), AirAsia Indonesia, Thai AirAsia, Philippines AirAsia, AirAsia Japan, AirAsia X, Thai AirAsia and Indonesia AirAsia X. AirAsia has lots of affiliate airlines such as Thai AirAsia, Indonesia AirAsia, Philippines AirAsia and AirAsia India.
The AirAsia family includes the following subsidiary airlines:
Australia (Darwin; Perth)
India (Bangalore; Chennai; Kochi; Kolkata; Tiruchirappalli)
Indonesia (Badung; Denpassar/Bali; Jakarta; Lombok; Medan; Palembang; Pekanbaru; Semarang; Surabaya; Yogyakarta)
Malaysia (Johor; Kuala Lumpur; Penang)
Thailand (Bangkok; Phuket)
All Thai AirAsia passengers (except for infants) are permitted to carry on board two pieces of baggage, comprising of:
One cabin bag with a maximum size of 56cm x 36cm x 23cm and that must fit in the overhead storage compartment of the aircraft.
Either a handbag (purse), laptop bag, or a small bag with a maximum size of 40cm x 30cm x 10cm that must fit under the seat in front of the passenger.
The total weight of both items must be a maximum of 7kg (15.4lb)
For Value Pack, Premium Flex, and Premium Flatbed fares and packages, checked baggage allowance will be included on your fare.
There is a range of checked baggage allowances for passengers to book if they need to take more luggage. They are available in the following sizes:
It is recommended that passengers ensure that they pre-book their checked baggage allowance before travelling, since checked baggage fees at the airport are the highest.
Baggage that exceeds the booked amount will be charged at the most relevant weight bracket.
Sports equipment, such as golf equipment, bicycles, surfboards, diving gear, and skis/snowboards have specific packing instructions. Passengers are able to pre-book sports equipment online and a special sports equipment fee applies.
Economy is the low-fare option.
For a fee, in-flight meals, entertainment and lounge access is available.
Enjoy comfortable seating in the Economy cabin, with overhead storage, ample legroom, personal lighting and air-con.Choose the 'Pick a Seat' option when flying with AirAsia to choose your seat for a small fee, otherwise you will be automatically allocated a seat.
AirAsia’s ‘Premium’ class is more than what you would expect from a premium economy ticket, and much closer to what might be expected from a business class seat
Priority check in and boarding. Lounge Access. A drink and hot towel when you take your seat on-board the plane. A complimentary meal is served during your flight.
Fully reclining seats, that can be converted into flat beds. Pillows and blankets provided.
Don Mueang International Airport is one of two international airports serving Greater Bangkok, the other one being Suvarnabhumi Airport. The airport is also a hub for Siam Air, Thai Lion Air, and Nok Air.
The airport is considered to be one of the world's oldest international airports, and officially opened as a Royal Thai Air Force base in March 1914.