Thai Airways International (TG) is working to turn its low-cost carrier (LCC), Thai Smile, into a regional carrier, MD Woranate Laprabang told ATW. The goal is to draw just under 30% of its revenues from services in Thailand while China, India and the ASEAN bloc will make up the remainder of its income. As part of its strategy, Smile will consider taking over routes from parent TG, look at new route opportunities and potentially open a second base. The start-up is neither a LCC nor a ...

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