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30 Nov, 2016

Capt Jothin Pamon-Montri, VP Flight Operations, Thai Airways International

ASEAN Travel & Tourism Hall of Fame – Initiated by Travel Impact Newswire Executive Editor Imtiaz Muqbil to recognise the many veterans who helped grow and shape ASEAN tourism over the last 50 years.


Date of and Place of Birth: 22 December 1935, Bangkok

Marital Status: Married, with one son, two daughters


-Certificate (G.C.E.), Shoreham Grammar School, UK

-Certificate, Air Services Training Hambe, UK and Embry Riddle, USA

-Certificate, Commercial Pilot & Instrument Rating Multi-engine rating and ground instruction for air Transport License


-1976, Certificate “Intensive Advanced Management” conducted by Standford University at The European Institute of Business Administration – INSEAD, Fontainebleau Cedex, France

Working Experience:

Mar 1960 – Sep 1960: Assistant Dispatcher, SAS (BKK Station)

16 Sep 1960: Joined Thai Airways International as a Pilot Student

01 Jul 1961: Co-Pilot

12 Jul 1965: Captain

01 Dec 1966: Captain and Flight Instructor

15 Aug 1974: Captain and Deputy Director, Flight Operations

01 Feb 1975: Captain and Director, Flight Operations

19 May 1976: Captain and Vice President, Flight Operations

01 Dec 1983: Captain, Vice President, Flight Operations and Director, Catering (Acting)

16 Nov 1988: Captain and Vice President, Ground Operations

01 May 1991: Captain and Senior Vice President, Aviation Supports

01 Oct 1994 – 30 Sep 1996: Captain and Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance and Safety

Pilot Experience:

Captain of the Caravelle, DC-9, DC-8, B747, A300-600, DC-10 and MD-11

Was one of the early generation of pilots and aviation pioneers who led Thai Airways into the era of the jet-engine and wide-body aircraft, which paved the way for mass tourism to Thailand.

Source: Capt Jothin Pamon-montri, Travel Impact Newswire archives