Thai Airways International W18 service changes as of 03SEP18

Thai Airways International in the last few days filed numerous changes to its winter 2018/19 operation, effective from 28OCT18.

Selected service on following routes is closed for reservation:
Bangkok – Brisbane eff 28OCT18 TG477/478 closed for reservation. 4 of 7 weekly available for booking
Bangkok – Melbourne eff 28OCT18 TG461/462 closed for reservation on Day 357 (Day 146 from MEL). 11 of 14 weekly available for booking
Bangkok – Milan Malpensa eff 28OCT18 Planned addition of 6th weekly flight (Day 5), is closed for reservation
Bangkok – Sydney
eff 28OCT18 4 weekly TG471/472 closed for reservation. 7 of 11 weekly available for booking
Bangkok – Tokyo Narita eff 28OCT18 TG626/627 closed for reservation. 3 of 4 daily available for booking

Other changes:
Bangkok – Beijing eff 28OCT18 A350-900XWB continues to operate TG614/615 service
Bangkok – Colombo eff 28OCT18 5 of 7 weekly 777-200ER replaces A330-300 (Except 15DEC18 – 31JAN19, daily A330)
Bangkok – Denpasar eff 28OCT18 747-400 continues operating 1 daily, replacing previously filed A350-900XWB
Bangkok – Guangzhou
eff 28OCT18 TG678/679 A350-900XWB replaces previously filed 777-300ER (Overall 2 daily A350)
Bangkok – Munich
eff 28OCT18 777-300ER replaces 747-400, 1 daily (This marks the end of Thai’s 747 service to Europe)
Bangkok – Nagoya eff 28OCT18 TG644/645 A350-900XWB replaces previously filed 777-300 (Overall 1 daily each A350 and 787-8)
Bangkok – Osaka Kansai eff 28OCT18 TG622/623 A350-900XWB replaces previously filed 747-400 (Overall 1 daily each 777-300ER and A350)
Bangkok – Sapporo New Chitose eff 28OCT18 Increase from 7 to 10 weekly, 777-300 operating
Bangkok – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 28OCT18 A350-900XWB continues to operate TG664/665 service
Bangkok – Tokyo Haneda eff 28OCT18 TG682/683 747-400 replaces previously filed 777-300ER (Overall 2 daily 747)
Bangkok – Tokyo Narita eff 28OCT18 TG642/643 A330-300 replaces previously filed A350-900XWB
Bangkok – Vienna eff 28OCT18 Planned service increase from 5 to 7 weekly cancelled. 787-8 operating

Previously reported changes:
Hong Kong – Seoul Incheon eff 28OCT18 1 daily service cancelled (Overall Bangkok – Hong Kong sector remains unchanged at 5 daily)
Phuket – Frankfurt eff 28OCT18 3 weekly 777-300ER service no longer originates from Bangkok

Separately, Thai Smile has filed 1 daily each Bangkok – Hong Kong and Phuket – Hong Kong schedule with A320 from 28OCT18. Appeared in the week of 02SEP18’s OAG schedules update, reservation for these flights are not available. Also, operational schedule listed below is relatively identical to existing Thai’s service:

Bangkok – Hong Kong
WE630 BKK1005 – 1350HKG 32S D
WE631 HKG1500 – 1645BKK 32S D

Phuket – Hong Kong
WE608 HKT1540 – 2005HKG 32S D
WE609 HKG1025 – 1255HKT 32S D