More than 100 travel-hungry diners have attended a pop-up restaurant at Thai Airways headquarters in Bangkok on Thursday, which served up in-flight meals to customers missing the onboard experience. The airline has transformed the cafeteria of its Bangkok HQ into a Thai Airways-themed diner, decked out with branded airline cabin seats, and various plane parts
The Thai government has confirmed suspicions that Thai Airways is beginning bankruptcy proceedings. On Monday, 18 May, Reuters reported that Thailand plans to take a rehabilitation plan for Thai Airways to the bankruptcy court. A key government panel has backed the undisclosed plan. It is now due for consideration by the Thai cabinet on Tuesday.
Thai Airways is planning to suspend most of its flights by 1 April. The airline said it had been reluctant to cut its capacity but, with more nearby countries closing their borders, it had been left with no choice.