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Mr. Sutsveta Svetasobhana Named

Thai Airways appoints new general manager of Americas

eTN Staff Writer  Oct 16, 2009

Mr. Sutsveta Svetasobhana has taken over as the general manager for Thai Airwways' USA market, bringing with him 20 years of senior management experience in the airline industry.

Mr. Svetasobhana officially assumed the office on September 1, taking over from Mr. Manit Chaisukumara, who retired this October. Coming from his latest post at Thai Airways' office in Korea, Mr. Svetasobhana is a seasoned manager and marketing professional with experience across the world. Prior to his post in Korea, he was stationed in Hong Kong where he oversaw all sales and marketing.

“This is a new market for me, but one that I am excited to experience and learn about. My goal is to continue to provide the legendary service of Thai Airways to all our customers in America. With that, I’m thrilled to announce beginning December 1, we will resume our daily, nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok. Passengers will now be able to fly any day of the week. They will have the opportunity to visit our newly-designed USA website, or contact our travel partners to book a ticket,” said Sutsveta Svetasobhana, Thai Airways general manager, USA, Central, and South America.

Committed to service excellence throughout his career, Mr. Svetasobhana has been with Thai Airways for 26 years. His wife and daughter have relocated to Los Angeles. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his family.

For more information on Thai Airways, please visit or call THAI USA Reservations at 1-800-426-5204 or your local travel agent.

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