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Thai Smile HS-TXC WE335 BKK-BOM | Photos and Videos

Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:41 am

Trip Report : Thai Smile HS-TXC "Nong Bua Lam Phu" WE335 BKK-BOM

Flight Details:

Airlines: Thai Smile
Flight: WE335 BKK-BOM
Reg: HS-TXC "Nong Bua Lam Phu"
Aircraft: Airbus A320-232(WL)
Departure Bangkok Remote Gate 114R: 11.55 pm
Arrival Mumbai Terminal 2 : 03.10 am
Flight time: 4 hrs 25 mins
Distance: 3067 kilometers

Full Trip Video: Thai Smile HS-TXC WE335 BKK-BOM

Do watch the video to experience the flight.


After arriving from Sydney. Had connection flight after 2 and half hours Checked the departure board.

Checking Departure Gate

Had my passport and boarding pass checked to be allowed into the departure area. After passing security, found a charging socket and spent the next hour and half charging my phone.

Wifi connection was hard to connect even though there were 3 different WiFi addresses to connect to. Somehow got connect to the internet, informed of my arrival and expected departure time to be picked in Mumbai.


Departure Schedule near charging area


Long walk to gate

After charging, time to head towards the gate. I was sitting in Section D, had a long walk to gate E2A.


Gate E2A

Arriving at the gate notice, there was a escalator heading downstairs. Boarding would be through bus.


Boarding had commenced and last few passenges where being processed.


Passport and Boarding pass checked

Had my passport, visa and boarding pass checked.


Bus ride to Remote Gate: 114R [Video]

Long bus ride to remote gate, passing different sections of the airport.

Thai Smile HS-TXC "Nong Bua Lam Phu" operating flight WE335 BKK-BOM



Remote gate 114R


Engine view


Crew welcoming passengers on board

Crew checked the boarding pass and directed passengers to their seats


Cabin view

Premium Economy was separated by curtains


Window view


All on Board

Once all passengers boarded, after a delay of few minutes it was time for pushback.


Taxi and takeoff

Taxi was long passing different sections of the airport. Watch trip video.

Snacks, Immigration and Customs form

Snacks were provided and then immigration form was given to anyone requiring to fill.
Most passengers were holiday makers, few were transiting. Indian citizens don't require to fill the immigration form. Foreigners do. Customs form to be filled by all passengers.


Seat pocket


Reading material


We Smile - Inflight magazine


Duty free magazine



Safety Card


Thai Smile Airbus A320


Curtains closed for Premium Economy passengers


Dinner packaging

Dinner was served soon after take off



Dinner option was Fish or chicken. I chose fish. as I already had chicken in the previous flight. Drinks trolley came, non-alcoholic beverages and juice were being served. Chose coke.


Cabin view

Soon after dinner cabin light were dimmed.


Outside was totally dark with no other entertainment, had slept till just before approaching Mumbai.

Arrival in Mumbai

After a loop, began approaching Mumbai. Landed on runway 27. passed the domestic Terminal 1 and docked at terminal 2. Watch trip video for arrival.


Parked next to Sri Lankan A320.


Immigration and customs

After disembarking, had a walk towards the immigration. The queues were long. Passengers divided into Priority, business and economy. Took about an 1 hr after landing to exit the immigration.
I didn't buy any alcohol at Bangkok as I didn't want to carry it around. Thai Smile didn't sell any on board in duty free. I like to carry some booze for collection. Rate wasn't much different from other airports.
Bag had already arrived at the carousal and had been taken off the belt. After collecting the bag, passed through customs without any issues.

Soon picked outside the terminal to head home.

Hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.

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