As part of the 50th Anniversary celebration , Thai Airways is going to recreate its historic first flight on the Bangkok – Hong Kong route on 1st May 2010, with a special in-flight menu, souvenirs, and onboard activities. Passengers taking this nostalgic trip will be flown on a Boeing 747-400 repainted in the original livery design. The cabin crew will also be outfitted in uniforms from that period.
The airline is offering a special Royal Orchid Holidays package tour for customers wishing to experience this event. Anniversary souvenirs include Commemorative Postage Stamps and the original-designed THAI boarding pass.
The meeting and handling was excellent. Everything worked! Good tents and facilities (dining & toilet tents). For young mountaineers I suggest an extra day/camp between Kyangjin Gompa and High Camp, some where around 4,400m.