Thai AirAsia

Airline tickets with Thai AirAsia

Thai AirAsia is a joint venture of Malaysian low-fare airline AirAsia and Thailand's Asia Aviation. It serves AirAsia's regularly scheduled domestic and international flights from Bangkok and other cities in Thailand.

Thai AirAsia was the only low-cost airline operating both domestic and international flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport. The airline transferred all operations from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Don Mueang International Airport effective 1 October 2012. According to FlightStats, as of 2013, Thai AirAsia is the second best on-time airline in Asia, with an estimated 96.08% of flights arriving on time.

Thai AirAsia Flight Tickets

Thai AirAsia offers cheap flights both domestic and internationally from cities in Thailand. Booking flights can be done on, or for the best and cheapest deals using Bravofly Asutralia.

Thai AirAsia Luggage Allowance

Hand Luggage

Each guest is allowed one piece of cabin baggage AND 1 laptop bag OR 1 handbag on-board. The main cabin baggage shall not exceed 56cm x 36cm x 23cm and does not weigh more than 7kg. This baggage should also be able to fit under the seat in front of you or the overhead compartment.

Checked Luggage

Checked baggage can be pre-booked at a discounted rate online or standard rate at the airport check-in counters.

  • Domestic – 15kg/ 20kg/ 25kg/ 30kg/ 40kg
  • International – 20kg/ 25kg/ 30kg/ 40kg

Note: Checked baggage weight can only be shared with passengers in the same booking number. Each single item has to weigh less than 32kg and is subject to occupational health and safety requirements

Thai AirAsia News

  • Thai AirAsia X to connect Muscat- Bangkok three times per week.
  • Thai AirAsia flies from Bangkok to Tehran and Muscat.

Check in Procedures

There are a few simple steps you can follow to make sure you can successfully board your flight on time!

  1. Be early: Make sure you arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight so you are not in a rush
  2. Check-in baggage security scanning: If you have bags to check in, make sure you perform security scanning, obtain the security sticker then proceed to bag drop-off counter (closes 60 minutes before departure!)
  3. Get your boarding pass: you will need to ‘Check-In’ to get your boarding pass. There are a few different ways you can do this:

Closes 1 hour before departure for non AirAsia X (D7) flights, &4 hours before departure for AirAsia X flights:

  1. Web check in &print prior to departing for airport
  2. Mobile check in, then use airport mobile scanner to scan SMS barcode &print boarding pass
  3. Self check-in kiosks using 6-digit booking reference number (new check in only, cannot re-print boarding pass)

Self-check in step by step guide: 60 minutes before departure:

  1. Check your counter number on the screens and proceed to airport check in counter
  2. Travel Document check: For international flights, especially to Australia, you MUST go to this counter to present your passport before your boarding pass is valid
  3. Immigration: Lines can be long so make sure you allocate at least 15-30 minutes, and have your boarding pass and passport / ID ready
  4. Hand-carried baggage scanning: After immigration, you will need to perform another security scan for your bags to be carried on board. Remove your laptops, smart phones and tablets to be scanned separately. You must comply with the size dimensions and weight must not exceed 7kg. For more detail on these rules see this article:
  5. Boarding: make sure you are at your departure gate early as it will CLOSE 20 minutes before departure time. There will be queues and sequenced boarding - see this article:

If you plan to do some duty free shopping and to enjoy the various food &beverage outlets at the airport, we advise you to use the outlets past immigration, near your boarding gates. Always check your time and departure gate on the screens and make sure you listen out for announcements.