Formed in 1988, the airline operates out of Suvarnabhumi Airport. Thai flies to 72 destinations
in 35 countries, using a fleet of 85 aircraft. Thai Airways is one of the few airlines with a
uniform change policy. International female flight attendants are required to change from their
corporate purple suits (for use outside the cabin) into their traditional Thai dress prior to
the general boarding of passengers.
Turkish Airlines began 78 years ago with 5 airplanes and today has 169 (passenger and cargo)
airplanes. It operates scheduled services to 139 international and 42 domestic cities (38
domestic airports), serving a total of 181 airports, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
The airline's main base is at Atatürk International Airport. Starting from April 1st, 2008, THY
became one of the members of the world's largest airline alliance, namely, Star Alliance and
committed to be Turkey's rising star.
Asiana Airlines is one of South Korea's two major airlines. The airline has its domestic hub at
Gimpo International Airport and its international hub at Incheon International Airport. Asiana
is a member of the Star Alliance and offers 516 daily departures throughout Asia, Europe, North
America, and Oceania, operating 14 domestic and 85 international passenger routes.