Canadian Transportation Agency Symbol of the Government of Canada

Thailand

1. Date of Agreement

Legal Title:
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on Air Services
May 24, 1989
Agreement signed
June 30,1989
In force

2. Other Instruments

May 24, 1989
Confidential MOU (route schedule).
May 24, 1989
MOU concerning IASTA rights.
December 17, 1991
Reciprocal exemptions with respect to the application of value added tax in Thailand and the GST in Canada.
November 7, 1991 and December 25, 1991
Exchange of Notes to incorporate provisions regarding publication/customs exemptions, applicable to non-scheduled services and aviation security.
February 9, 1999
Agreed Minute (amendments ad referendum on an amendment to the Route Schedule to add a new code-sharing route).
March 1, 1999
Designation of Air Canada to operate scheduled air services to Thailand under Route 3 only on a code-sharing basis and limited to a transatlantic routing.

3. Characterization of Bilateral Agreement

A. Grant of Rights:
As specified in the Annex.
B. Designation:
Single by route, dual for codeshare, Air Canada and Thai Airways (TG)
C. Tariffs:
Single disapproval.
D. Capacity:
Pre-determination.
Three flights/week using B747 or equivalent aircraft or four flights/week using DC10 or equivalent aircraft. Codeshare - no limitation on capacity.

4. Routes and Associated Rights

THAILAND

SECTION 1 - Route 1

Points of Origin(1)

Intermediate Points(2)

Points in Canada(3)

Points Beyond(4)

Any point or points in Thailand

One point in Europe to be selected by Thailand

Montreal, Toronto

One point in the Continental U.S. to be selected by Thailand

Notes:

  1. Any point or points specified in Columns (2) and (4) may be omitted provided services originate or terminate in Thailand. Either one point or both points in Column (3) may be served on any service.

  2. Points in Columns (2) and (4) may be changed upon sixty days' notice to the aeronautical authorities of Canada.

  3. Service at Toronto shall be at times of the day and at a terminal building acceptable to airport management.

  4. The point selected in Column (4) may be served either as an intermediate or beyond point.

  5. The designated airline may combine Route 1 and Route 2 to provide round-the-world services, provided such services commence and terminate in Thailand.

  6. The designated airline shall be entitled to operate three return flights weekly using B747 or equivalent aircraft or four return flights weekly using DC10 or equivalent aircraft. Increases in the number of weekly flights shall be subject to the approval of the aeronautical authorities of the Contracting Parties.

SECTION 1 - Route 2

Points of Origin(1)

Intermediate Points(2)

Points in Canada(3)

Points Beyond(4)

Any point or points in Thailand

i) Two points in Asia east of Thailand to be selected by Thailand, of which not more than one point in Japan shall be selected.
ii) One point in the U.S. to be selected by Thailand.

Montreal, Toronto

Notes:

  1. Any point or points selected in Column (2) may be omitted provided services originate or terminate in Thailand. Intermediate points may be served as points beyond destinations in Canada. Either one point or both points in Column (3) may be served on any service.

  2. Points in Column (2) may be changed upon sixty days' notice to the aeronautical authorities of Canada.

  3. Service at Toronto shall be at times of the day and at a terminal building acceptable to airport management.

  4. The designated airline may combine Route 1 and Route 2 to provide round-the-world services, provided such serve commence and terminate in Thailand.

  5. The designated airline shall be entitled to operate three return flights weekly using B747 or equivalent aircraft or four return flights weekly using DC10 or equivalent aircraft. Increases in the number of weekly flights shall be subject to the approval of the aeronautical authorities of the Contracting Parties.

SECTION 1 - Route 3

The following route may be operated on a code-share basis in each direction by two airlines designated by the Government of Thailand.

Points in Thailand

Intermediate Points

Points in Canada

Points Beyond

Any point or points

Any point or points

Any point or points

Any point or points

Notes:

  1. Subject to the regulatory requirements normally applied by the aeronautical authorities of Canada, the designated airline or airlines of Thailand shall have the right to enter into cooperative arrangements for the purpose of code-sharing, that is, selling transportation under its/their own code on flights operated by the designated airline or airlines of Canada and/or on flights operated by any third country airline or airlines. All airlines involved in such code-sharing arrangements shall hold the appropriate underlying authority. The designated airline or airlines of Thailand shall be permitted to transfer traffic between aircraft involved in code-sharing operations without restriction as to number, size and type of aircraft.

  2. There shall be no limitation on capacity to be offered by the designated airline or airlines of Thailand on code-share services referred to in Note (a) above.

  3. Fifth freedom rights shall not be available on code-shared flights. Intransit rights shall be available at Intermediate Points and at Points in Canada. Own stopover rights shall be available at Intermediate Points and at Points Beyond.

  4. Any Intermediate Point and/or Point Beyond may be omitted on any or all services, provided that all services originate or terminate in Thailand. Points in Canada may be served separately or in combination but on a code-share basis only.

CANADA

SECTION 2 - Route 1

Points of Origin(1)

Intermediate Points(2)

Points in Thailand(3)

Points Beyond(4)

Any point or points in Canada

One point in Europe to be selected by Canada

Bangkok

One point in Asia to be selected by Canada.

Notes:

  1. Any point or points specified in Columns (2) and (4) may be omitted provided services originate or terminate in Canada.

  2. Points in columns (2) and (4) may be changed upon sixty days' notice to the aeronautical authorities of Thailand.

  3. Service at Bangkok shall be at times of the day and at a terminal building acceptable to airport management.

  4. The point selected in column (4) may be served either as an intermediate or beyond point.

  5. The designated airline may combine Route 1 and Route 2 to provide round-the-world services, provided such service commence and terminate in Thailand

  6. The designated airline shall be entitled to operate three return flights weekly using B747 or equivalent aircraft or four return flights weekly using DC10 or equivalent aircraft. Increases in the number of weekly flights shall be subject to the approval of the aeronautical authorities of the Contracting Parties.

SECTION 2 - Route 2

Points of Origin(1)

Intermediate Points(2)

Points in Thailand(3)

Any point or points in Canada

(i) One point in Europe to be selected by Canada
(ii) Two points in Asia east of Thailand to be selected by Canada, of which not more than one point in Japan shall be selected

Bangkok

Notes:

  1. Any point or points selected in Columns (2) may be omitted provided services originate or terminate in Canada. Intermediate points may be served as points beyond destinations in Thailand.

  2. Points in Column (2) may be changed upon sixty days' notice to the aeronautical authorities of Thailand.

  3. Service at Bangkok shall be at times of the day and at a terminal building acceptable to airport management.

  4. The designated airline may combine Route 1 and Route 2 to provide round-the-world services, provided such service commence and terminate in Canada.

  5. The designated airline shall be entitled to operate three return flights weekly using B747 or equivalent aircraft or four return flights weekly using DC10 or equivalent aircraft. Increases in the number of weekly flights shall be subject to the approval of the aeronautical authorities of the Contracting Parties.

SECTION 2 - Route 3

The following route may be operated on a code-share basis in each direction by two airlines designated by the Government of Canada:

Points in Canada

Intermediate Points

Points in Thailand

Points Beyond

Any point or points

Any point or points

Any point or points

Any point or points

Notes:

  1. Subject to the regulatory requirements normally applied by the aeronautical authorities of Thailand, the designated airline or airlines of Canada shall have the right to enter into cooperative arrangements for the purpose of code-sharing, that is, selling transportation under its/their own code on flights operated by the designated airline or airlines of Thailand and/or on flights operated by any third country airline or airlines. All airlines involved in such code-sharing arrangements shall hold the appropriate underlying authority. The designated airline or airlines of Canada shall be permitted to transfer traffic between aircraft involved in code-sharing operations without restriction as to number, size and type of aircraft.

  2. There shall be no limitation on capacity to be offered by the designated airline or airlines of Canada on code-share services referred to in Note (a) above.

  3. Fifth freedom rights shall not be available on code-shared flights. Intransit rights shall be available at Intermediate Points and at Points in Thailand. Own stopover rights shall be available at Intermediate Points and at Points Beyond.

  4. Any Intermediate Point and/or Point Beyond may be omitted on any or all services, provided that all services originate or terminate in Canada. Points in Thailand may be served separately or in combination but on a code-share basis only.