Review of Thai Airways flight Bangkok Chiang Rai in Economy

Airline Thai Airways
Flight TG 134
Class Economy
Seat 33J
Aircraft Airbus A300-600
Flight time 01:20
Take-off 10 Nov 13, 13:40
Arrival at 10 Nov 13, 15:00
TG   #17 out of 122 Airlines A minimum of 10 flight-reports within the past two years is required to appear in the rankings. 360 reviews
manureva744
By 3786
Published on 18th November 2013
We had close to 3 hours to spend in BKK after we landed from Chiang Mai. We went to grab a snack and headed to the boarding lounge where our Airbus was arriving from it's previous flight.

We were departing from gate A1 on TG 134
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The counter is not manned yet but there are indications that we are in the right area.
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Our Aircraft has arrived and everyone will start working to turn it around and get ready for it's flight to Chiang Rai.
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After a while we start to board HS-TAT, our Airbus 300-600 named Sri Muang.
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On our way to the aircraft !
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We are welcomed on board by 2 cabin attendants in true Thai Airways tradition, with a Wai !
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Those Airbus 300 still have the very very ancient Business Class…
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We are now in our seats, 33J, the legroom !
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On our right, our previous chariot in the Star Alliance colors !
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People are still boarding the colorful cabin.
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Old days passenger control panel.
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Let's see what's going on on the Airshow.
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Star Alliance Boeing 747 is still there and a Bangkok Airways A320 is going to park !
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The Chief Purser starts the video featuring the safety demonstrations.
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An Airbus 320 from daughter company Thai Smile is now parked next to us.
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We push back on time, good bye Suvarnabhumi ! Bye HS-TGW
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This Airbus 300 is the one we took last year going to Chiang Mai.
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We meet up with different carriers while taxiing.
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We start to run down the runway and a few airplanes are queueing up behind us
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We keep climbing towards our cruising altitude over the Thai countryside.
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It is a short 1 hour flight, the crew start the service by handing out snack boxes. It is a different one from the CNX-BKK flight.
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Sandwiches were OK, there was a tropical cordial juice also.
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The crew will then serve tea or coffee and will pick up the snack boxes.
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I go to the restrooms all the way down the back of the aircraft.
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The galley area while the crew is looking after the people in the cabin.
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There you have the different colors of the seat covers.
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Duo of seats by the window.
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Crew is still serving hot drinks and picking up the eaten boxes.
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Olden days overhead screens.
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There is nothing on the screens so I start to watch American Dad on my tablet.
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And we start to descend towards Chiang Rai.
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Approaching Chiang Rai.
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Continuing our descent…
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Our trusty engine
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Are we there yet ?
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We are landing soon !
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Reverse !
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Spoilers
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We do our turn and go to the parking area
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Everybody is waiting for us to put the blocks on and get the aircraft ready.
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After the purple Bangkok jetways, we have green jetways in Chiang Rai !
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Thanks you HS-TAT !
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Now to the baggage area to pick up our bags.
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And as it is customary in Thailand, Orchids everywhere !
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This is our flight !
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Bee hives ?!
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Welcome to Mae Fah Luang International Airport
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Verdict

Thai Airways

8.0/10
Cabin8.0
Cabin crew9.5
Entertainment/wifi7.0
Meal/catering7.5

Bangkok - BKK

8.0/10
Efficiency9.0
Access5.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness10.0

Chiang Rai - CEI

9.4/10
Efficiency9.0
Access9.5
Services9.5
Cleanliness9.5

Conclusion

Good flight on Thai Airways domestic network. Crew are always nice and smily !

Information on the route Bangkok (BKK) Chiang Rai (CEI)

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