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THAI reaches out to AirAsia

But some of the old guard are not pleased

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Thai Airways International (THAI) is experiencing an attitudinal U-turn as it seeks to foster an unprecedented friendship with long-time arch rival AirAsia. 

Thai AirAsia’s latest A320 aircraft, its 28th, is docked at Don Mueang airport. The no-frills carrier is discussing a joint venture with arch rival Thai Airways. BOONSONG KOSITCHOTETHANA

Sorajak Kasemsuvan, president of the country's flag carrier, personally made the overture during a recent meeting in Bangkok with Tony Fernandes, the chief executive of Asia's largest and fastest-growing budget carrier group.

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