The airline Thai Air Asia was founded in 2003 as a joint cooperation between Thailand's Asia Aviation and AirAsia. Its headquarters are located in Bangkok, Thailand and its main hub is Don Mueang International Airport. Other hubs can be found at Krabi Airport, Hat Yai International Airport, U-Tapao International Airport, Chiang Mai International Airport and Phuket International Airport. The airline currently has a fleet of 48 aircraft that fly to 32 destinations, the majority of which are destinations in Thailand and China.
Thai destinations that the airline flies to include the cities of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Loei, Phuket and Trang. Thai Air Asia also operates a number of flights to Chinese destinations including the cities of Shantou, Wuhan, Ningbo, Hangzhou and Kunming. The airline also flies to Hong Kong International Airport and Singapore Changi Airport as well as the cities of Denpasar in Indonesia and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Online check-in is available for all Thai Air Asia flights from as early as 14 days prior to the departure of the flight. In order to check in online, passengers must enter their booking number and surname. As soon as the check-in process has been completed, passengers are able to print out their boarding pass or have it sent to their email address to be printed out at another time.
It is also possible for Thai Air Asia passengers to have a barcode sent to their mobile device so that they can print out their boarding pass at a check-in kiosk in airport. Passengers who check in online will avoid long queues at the airport on the date of departure.
On Thai Air Asia flights all passengers are allowed to take 1 piece of hand baggage on board as long as it is does not weigh more than 7 kg and is not bigger than 56 x 36 x 23 cm, including handles and wheels. In addition, a small personal item can be carried on board such as a camera, handbag or laptop bag.
Liquids are allowed on board as long as no container can hold more than 100 ml. All containers must be placed in a re-sealable plastic bag and the maximum volume of liquid may not exceed 1 litre.
The amount of checked luggage that a passenger is allowed to take with them on a Thai Air Asia flight depends on the amount they booked either online or at the airport on the date of departure. No single piece of checked luggage may be heavier than 32 kg or be larger than 119 x 119 x 81 cm. Any checked luggage that exceeds the allowed size and weight limitations will incur a charge, the amount of which is dependent on how heavy it is. All passengers should ensure they label each piece of hold baggage with their name and address.
Unfortunate this route has now been discontinued