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Orient Thai falls back on lucrative charter service

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Orient Thai Airlines, pioneer of the budget carrier concept in Thailand, has sharply reduced its scheduled flight service in a retreat prompted by fierce competition and a dramatic shift towards the lucrative charter business. 

Orient Thai Airlines’ check-in counters at Don Mueang airport have become less active after scheduled domestic service was reduced to just two routes. BOONSONG KOSITCHOTETHANA

The privately owned airline terminated two routes on Jan 6 from its Don Mueang airport base, to Chiang Rai and Hat Yai, in the latest cutback that reduced its network to merely two sectors.

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