Have a hankering for an inflight meal but unable to travel? If you’re in Bangkok Thai Airways is happy to help sate that desire. The airline launched a pop-up cafe at its headquarters building for visitors to drop in and grab a snack.
Guests will receive an electronic boarding pass upon arrival at the building, allowing for access to the cafe via air stairs. Seating is a mix of the company’s infamous colorful economy class seats, the more staid (and more spacious) premium cabin options or bean bags. The menu is reasonably priced and covers a typical selection of on-board offerings, from penne pasta carbonara to mixed seafood yakisoba to bak kut tah with rice.
The restaurant is open Wednesday through Friday from 7am to 2pm, with meal service beginning at 9am.
This offering is a far cry from the AirAsia Santan restaurants that opened in Kuala Lumpur last year. And it comes up short compared to the tourism flights being offered in Taiwan and Japan for those who miss flying. But it is a fun way to keep the kitchen and its employees moving and maybe distract a bit from the recently issued report highlighting ridiculous levels of corruption within the airline.
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