Thai Airways capacity increase to contribute to New Zealand economy: Auckland Airport

    Auckland Airport stated (18-Aug-2017) Thai Airways‘ plans to increase Bangkok Suvarnabhumi-Auckland frequency from five times weekly to daily and introduce Boeing 787 equipment on the service in Nov-2017 will add 65,000 seats and inject NZD53 million (USD38.7 million) p/a into New Zealand‘s economy. More than 46,000 New Zealanders travelled to Thailand in the last year, with the majority being holiday makers. [more – original PR]