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Thai 465 ( TG465 ) - Bangkok to Melbourne Boeing 777-300 Royal Silk Class

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AIRLINE: Thai Airways International AIRCRAFT: Boeing 777-300 CLASS: Business Class ROUTE: BKK-MEL SEAT: 14A
DEPARTS: 0025 ARRIVES: 1325
This quick report is mostly pictorial. Yet another transit for me between Bangkok and Melbourne, this time on Thai Airways Royal Silk Class on a Boeing 777-300. 
I arrived at airport and checked in at the Royal Silk Class check-in zone and proceeded through fast track immigration to the Concourse D lounge. This flight departs at a busy time for Bangkok airport, right around midnight. Because of this the lounge was packed and I found it quite uncomfortable. The food offering was poor and as usual there is no wine in Thai biz class lounges at Bangkok.
After lounging for a while in concourse D I decided to move to the Concourse E lounge as the flight was departing from Gate E6. You could barely find a seat in there and all the PC's were taken. Very frustrating! I spent a few minutes checking emails after eventually getting a computer (my laptop was out of ac…

Thai Airways 639 ( TG639 ) - Hong Kong to Bangkok Royal Silk Class A330

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AIRLINE: Thai Airways International AIRCRAFT: Airbus A330-300 (Old Configuration) CLASS:  Royal Silk Class (Business Class) ROUTE: HKG-BKK
Since the last blog post I flew back to Hong Kong from Melbourne via Singapore Airlines. After one night in Hong Kong at the Conrad Hotel I took the ferry over to Macau for a spot of gambling. Stayed at the still lovely original Lisboa Hotel for a couple of nights and really enjoyed it. I do like Macau!
On the day of departure to Bangkok I took the direct TurboJet ferry from Macau to HK International Airport. I left Macau about 3pm for the 6.55pm TG639 service to Bangkok. The ferry ride was uneventful and in fact I dozed off for most of the trip and woke up as we pulled into the dock at HKIA. When you arrive at the port there is a bunch of check-in desks for the various airlines and I joined the queue for Thai Airways which was also serving Virgin Atlantic customers. I deposited my luggage on the belt and the agent checked me in, she advised my seat sel…