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Closed Thai A380 First Reservations

Closed Thai A380 First Reservations

  1. Jonnyk

    Hi Lucky and folks –

    I’ve read throughout the years that Thai is notorious for equipment swaps. I’m wondering – does that happen last minute (maintenance, delays, etc) and it’s a surprise at the gate, or is that something that is pre-planned but never updated in their systems?

    My husband and I are booked in a round-about way on Thai in a mixture of business/first (AKL-BKK-FRA-VIE-FCO). Recently, AirlineRoute tweeted that Thai had closed reservations for First on our BKK-FRA flight for a number of weeks. However, it’s been over a week, and the equipment still shows as the A380. I confirmed you can’t book First for the day of our flight (and it still shows open First seats in the seat reservation screen). Is it really likely that they will stop selling first and fly the A380 with the First load as is? Or is it more likely they will either equipment swap last minute or dump us all back to business to avoid staffing First?

    Part of the reason we booked this round-about way was to try out the product (despite the luke-warm reviews) and try out the First Class lounge in BKK. I know they may not be the best products out there, but we were also killing the rest of our United miles so seemed like a good way to go at the time. Wondering if we should be looking for alternatives now?

    Any thoughts? Thanks!

  2. Jacob McCarthy

    Your question seems to have gone unanswered, this response will give the question a bump hopefully to be answered 🙂

  3. Anonymous

    [USER=1734]@Jonnyk[/USER] — Welcome! It could happen anytime, really. That’s partly why people complain about it.

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