Thai Airways provides First Class travellers with the luxury of a private cabin, segregated from the rest of the passengers, when flying on board their designated aircrafts. First Class passengers can expect their needs to be met by the cabin crew who work hard to deliver exceptional hospitality. Each passenger who chooses to travel with Thai Airways in their First Class cabin can expect to enjoy access to a comfortable chair, welcoming cabin space, in-flight amenities and the finest on board dining options.
First Class seats in Thai Royal First cabin are the newly installed and designed sleeper seats; each seat is controlled by electronics and can recline up to 180 degrees to provide passengers with a comfortable seat to rest, relax or sleep in throughout their flight. When reclined and stretched out to their full extent, the seats measure up to seven feet.
In-flight entertainment is available in each seat as they are installed with on demand audio and visual capabilities. The existing fleet of aircrafts that Thai Airways operates includes the very latest in technological advances ensuring that passengers can make use of screens which are much larger than their predecessors and touch-screen commands. First Class passengers can enjoy access to a number of classic movies, movies from around the world in multiple languages, news, information channels, music, popular television programmes and information on travel destinations. The new AVOD system which is available in-flight is catered to provide those on long-haul destinations with plenty to distract them; guests can even take the time to learn key phrases and words in a different language or indulge in some meditation. Making a selection form the in-flight entertainment is easy thanks to the available guide that provides First class passengers with listings and recommendations.
To complement the entertainment offerings, Thai Airways also ensure that their First Class passengers receive the best available dining and refreshment options. The Royal First Class cabin experience presents First Class travellers with a plethora of dining opportunities to emulate a restaurant or private club; each passenger’s preferences are taken into account and meals can be served when the passenger decides the timing is suitable. The ambience and hospitality provided by the staff ensure that guests do not feel they are dining in the air, but are instead indulging in the luxury of a gourmet restaurant.
Each meal is presented excquisitely to refinroce the luxury feel of travelling in First Class; the chefs that are working with Thai Airways have a number of years of experience in them which has allowed them to become skilled and create a menu that offers a range of international tastes. When dishes are served, they are placed upon proper table linen and guests can enjoy drinks from crystal glasses. The menus are created with innovation and variety in mind; however, for First Class passengers on selected flights such as those which are departing from Bangkok, a ‘Chef on Call’ service is also available. Special menus can be decided and requested in advance on a majority of the airline’s long-haul flights by passengers in order to create a unique and tailored service.
When First Class passenger step on-board the aircraft, they will be welcomed by the crew with a class of Bollinger, Dom Perignon or vintage Champagne. A bar service is available alongside this, for First Class passengers to enjoy a soft drink, beer, brandy, aged whiskey, liqueurs and ports.
To top it all off, First Class passengers are provided with amenities during their flight including some toiletries from well known and top brands; guests will receive a travel kit which includes eye shades, a toothbrush, lip balm, socks and a comb. Royal First Class toilets are also equipped with fragrances and soft linen towels to ensure guests can freshen up before landing.