THAI Airways plans special merit-making flight
Thai Airways International is planning a special flight for people to make merit at numerous temples on November 30th, without actually visiting the temples, in an attempt to boost tourism.
Mr. Vivat Piyaviroj, Vice President for the airline’s commercial operations, said that the special flight will fly over 99 sacred venues in 31 provinces in about three hours, during which a religious ceremony and chanting of prayers will be conducted on board by Mr. Kacha Chinbancha, a historian who is an expert in religions and cultures.
The special flight is scheduled to depart Suvarnabhumi international airport at 1.30pm, returning at 4.30pm. Tickets are priced at 5,999 baht each for economy class and 9,999 baht for business class.
Advance bookings can be made by calling 0-2356-1515 before November 25th, lines are open from 8.30am until 5.30pm, except weekends.
More details about the flight are available at thaiairways.com or via Facebook: RoyalOrchidHolidays.