THAI launches service to Tehran – the Pride of Persia


Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) held a cocktail reception to launch its new destination Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, with nonstop, direct service between Bangkok and Tehran beginning on October 1n 2016. THAI launched Tehran as its newest destination so that all people from Thailand may discover the Pride of Persia, home of one of the oldest cultures in the world. Mr. Charamporn Jotikasthira (4th from left), THAI President, presided over the launch event, which was also attended by H.E. Mr. Mohsen Mohammadi (4th from right), Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Mr. Teerapol Chotichanapibal (2nd from left), THAI Executive Vice President of Commercial.

Mr. Charamporn Jotikasthira, said that beginning on 1 October 2016, THAI will begin serving Tehran of the Islamic Republic of Iran, a city with abundance in culture and traditions that is considered the Pride of Persia. In Iran there are 20 tourist sites registered as World Heritage Sites, beautiful architecture, Persian carpets that are one of the country’s leading exports, one of the world’s biggest pistachio production centers, a claim to the best caviar in the world, and a rich tea culture and multiple varieties of tea that can be enjoyed in Iran.

THAI is pleased to invite travelers to explore and experience Tehran – the Pride of Persia with Royal Orchid Holidays (ROH), and discover more of Iran during any of the their seasons – in the spring from the end of March to end of June, in autumn from the end of September until the beginning of winter in January, when there is snow and ski resorts not far from Tehran.

THAI will operate roundtrip flights from Bangkok-Tehran 4 days per week, on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, with Boeing 777-200 aircraft.