Thai Airways will pass operation of routes to Phitsanulok, Ubol Ratchathani and Mae Hong Son to LCC Nok Airways, in which Thai is the largest shareholder. The change takes effect March 1. Thai said passengers "will continue to receive the same standard of services" on Nok flights. It said it lost an average of THB211.1 million ($6.3 million) per year over the past five years operating to the three cities.

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