*The Royal Thai Embassy welcomed the re-launch of the Thai Airways in Moscow *
On 15 December 2016, H.E. Dr. Kriangsak Kittichaisaree, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Russian Federation, joined Mr. Bryan Banston, Vice President of Thai Airways, and Mr. Igor Borisov, Director of the Domodedovo Airport in the ribbon cutting ceremony on the occasion of the resumption of the direct flight between Bangkok and Moscow of the Thai Airways PLC.
The Thai national carrier operates roundtrip flight from Bangkok-Moscow four times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. The resumption of the direct flights by TG will boost bilateral tourism between Thailand and Russia, and enhance the position of Thailand as a major aviation hub of the South East Asian Region. The Number of Russian tourists visiting Thailand has increased substantially in the past year, ranking 8th globally largest increase in number of tourists visiting Thailand.