Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) took delivery of its fifth Airbus A350 XWB supplied with donation goods to underprivileged children in the three southern provinces in Thailand under the project “THAI Goodwill Flight”, from Toulouse, France. Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo , Acting President, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), said that THAI ordered 12 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, with four on purchase orders and eight on lease. Airbus A350 XWB is the world’s newest aircraft type and is the most modern wide-body commercial plane that offers greater comfort.
THAI plans to modernize its fleet by decommissioning older aircraft and increasing production to support company growth, whereby flight frequencies will be increased on popular routes. On 14 July 2017, THAI received delivery of its fifth Airbus A350 XWB at the Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, France. This is a THAI‘s goodwill delivery flight organized in cooperation with Airbus Foundation, transporting 1,000 sets of school supplies to children in Southern Thailand. Donated supplies include 150 backpacks and classroom stationery supplied by Aviation Without Borders, 50 backpacks from the International School of Toulouse, and 800 kits from Airbus Foundation. Ms. Andrea Debbane , Executive Director of the Airbus Foundation, said that “We are pleased to be able to support and bring our logistical aid to children from underprivileged backgrounds.
This donation is the result of an incredible teamwork between Thai Airways International, Aviation Without Borders, the International School of Toulouse and the Airbus Foundation. We are proud of this achievement as the donation will improve the children’s educational situation and bring relief to the poor supply of school equipment.” THAI, as the national carrier, is well aware of its obligation to help improve society and environment and cooperate with Airbus Foundation to transfer school supplies and donation goods with the new A350 to underprivileged children in Thailand. THAI‘s Airbus A350 helps to connect people around the globe in order to work towards creating better lives around the world. THAI‘s fifth A350XWB has been royally bestowed the name ” Yannawa ” and is powered with Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines.
The aircraft body and wings are made out of lightweight composite fiber. Aircraft devices have been improved, such as the interior wings that have been adjusted in size to reduce noise and enhance the flight efficiency, spoilers are better controlled by the aircraft flight control system, which calculates individual flights under different circumstances, such as weather, distance, cargo freight, and environment at the final destination. The aircraft fuselage is made of weight-efficient airframe such as titanium and advanced aluminum as well as an all-new Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP), increased physical endurance, and lower fuel burns. The Airbus A350 XWB is powered with Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines that are the newest, fuel efficient engines, with 25 percent less carbon dioxide […]