THAI sets up Alitrip online sales

BANGKOK, 5 September 2017: Thai Airways International opened its first THAI online Flagship Store last week, in China through the Fliggy sales platform run under  Alitrip and the Alibaba Group.

THAI’s acting president, Usanee Sangsingkeo (third from left), presided over the opening of the online store.

Also attending the launch: Wells Zheng (fourth from left), vice president of Fliggy (Alitrip), along with Alibaba Group representatives, members of THAI Management and Kittiphong Sansomboon (Fifth from left), THAI Regional Director, Greater China.

The opening event was hosted at Peninsula Hotel, Beijing.

The partnership with Alibaba Group means THAI can sell passenger tickets online through the Fliggy platform.

THAI also plans to open Online Flagship Stores on other platforms that are popular in China, to reach Chinese consumers who prefer to buy products directly and pay online.

THAI was awarded the People’s Choice Awards – Top Choice – Airline Category, by 3.7 million Chinese tourists who visited Thailand and voted online.