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Name: PB AIR
7JetSet7 Code: PBJ
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: ORIENT
City: BANGKOK
Country: THAILAND
Employees 329
Web: pbair.com
Email: pr@pbair.com
Telephone: +66 2261 0221
Fax: +66 2261 0227
Sita:
Background
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Click below for data links:
PBJ-2010-02 CLOSES DOWN
PBJ-CA
PBJ-JUN05-A
PBJ-LOGO
PBJ-MAY05-A
PBJ-ROUTE MAP

ESTABLISHED IN 1990 AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1997. SCHEDULED & CHARTER, DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL, PASSENGER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
17TH FLOOR, UBC II BLDG
591 SUKHUMVIT 33 RD
KWANG KLONGTONNUA, KHET WATTANA
BANGKOK 10110, THAILAND

THAILAND (KINGDOM OF THAILAND) COVERS AN AREA OF 513,115 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 59 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS BANGKOK, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS THAI.

NOVEMBER 1990: FOUNDED BY PIYA BHIROM BHAKDI, PRESIDENT OF THE BOONRAWD BREWERY COMPANY LTD.

SEPTEMBER 1996: DORNIER 328 (3072, HS-PBB), DELIVERY.

MARCH 1998: INAUGRAL ROUTE, BANGKOK - CHUMPHON.

JUNE 1998: INAUGRAL BANGKOK - UDONTHANI ROUTE FOR ANGEL AIRLINES (ANE).

SEPTEMBER 1998: OPENED ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE CENTER AT BANGKOK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

JANUARY 1999. SCHEDULED LICENSE, AIR OPERATOR'S CERTIFICATE (AOC) GRANTED.

MARCH 1999: INAUGURATION OF BANGKOK - ROI ET ROUTE.

STARTED SERVICES FROM BANGKOK TO LINK THE PROVINCES OF KHONKAEN & CHIANGMAI.

JULY 1999: INAUGRAL FLIGHT TO KRABI.

OCTOBER 1999: CHATRACHAI BUNYA-ANANTA, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN.

2 F28's (HS-PBA; HS-PBC), DELIVERIES.

NOVEMBER 1999: 3RD F28 (HS-PBD), DELIVERY.

FEBRUARY 2000: AGREEMENT WITH LAO AVIATION (LAO) TO OPERATE BANGKOK - VIENTIANE - LUANG PRABANG ROUTE.

JULY 2001: GOVERNMENT OF THAILAND OK'S SCHEDULED INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS.

OCTOBER 2001: 1 A340-200 (081, OE-LAH), AUSTRIAN AIRLINES (AUL) WET-LEASED FOR PHUKET - BANGKOK - STOCKHOLM.

NOVEMBER 2001: CODE SHARE WITH THAI INTERNATIONAL (TII) TO LAMPANG, NAKHON PHANOM, AND SKON - NAKHON.

DECEMBER 2001: HAS DEFERRED ITS PLANS FOR INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TO STOCKHOLM AFTER ITS PARTNERS IN SWEDEN WITHDREW FROM THE VENTURE. UNLIKELY TO START OPERATIONS UNTIL 1 YEAR LATER.

January 2002: INaugral flight Bangkok to Phetchabun.

April 2002: Inaugural flight Bangkok - Nakhon Si Thammarat.

June 2002: Code share with Thai Airways International (TII) and Air Andaman for domestic alliance.

November 2002: Inaugural flight Bangkok - Luang Prabang.

2 orders Embraer ERJ 145's with options for 3 EMB 170's, 70 economy (Y), to replace its F28's. 3 F28-4000's sold to GECAS (GEF).

December 2002: 2 Embraer ERJ 145's (597, HS-PBE; 607, HS-PBF) (GEF) leased.

February 2003: Has taken over several routes from Thai Airways International (TII), with whom it code shares on some domestic flights and services to Vietnam and Laos.

March 2003: Bangkok - Danang (3/week).

July 2003: 140 employees.

September 2003: In 2003-10, Bangkok - Bagan (ERJ 145, 3/week).

December 2003: Plans service to Port Blair (India) in January 2004, and to Varanasi in April 2004.

March 2004: Operates 3 ERJ 145 charters from Bangkok to the Andeman Islands on behalf of the Barefoot Group.

April 2004: Inaugural flight Bangkok - Nan, code share with Thai Airways (TII).

2 F28-4000's sold to Biman Bangladesh (BNG).

June 2004: In August 2004, Bangkok - Trang.

February 2005: Inaugural flight Bangkok - Haikou.

April 2005: 767-38EER (CF6) (24798, HS-PBH), AWAS (AWW) leased. To be wet-leased to Air Zimbabwe (ZMB) for two months and used for nonstop service from Harare via Dubai and Bangkok to Shanghai and Beijing.

Bangkok - Shanghai & Beijing.

August 2005: 767-38EER (24798, HS-PBH), to be wet-leased to Air Zimbabwe (ZMB) for two months and used for nonstop service from Harare via Dubai and Bangkok to Shanghai and Beijing. Will fly up to 70 hours/week at a cost of $3,200/flight hour.

November 2005: PB Air (PBJ) is reducing the frequency of flights from Bangkok to Nakhon Si Thammarat from 14 to 7 a week because of competition from Nok Air (NKA) which recently started service on the route. The airline is also returning the leased Airbus A319 to Druk Air (DRU) and will continue to operate the Embraer 145.

November 2005: Bangkok - Mae Hong Son.

December 2005: Bangkok to Buriram.

April 2006: PB Air (PBJ) operates scheduled, domestic jet airplane services and international services from Bangkok.

Employees: 329 (including 54 Flight Crew; 29 Cabin Attendants; & 52 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).

Subsidary of Boonrawd Brewery Company Ltd.

(IATA) Code: 9Q - 543. (ICAO) Code: PBA (Callsign - PEEBEE AIR).

Owns: Diet Jet (100%).

Alliances: Thai Airways (TII).

Main Base: Bangkok International airport (BKK).

Domestic, Scheduled Destinations: Bangkok; Buri Ram; Lampang; Mae Hong Son; Nakhon Phanom; Nakhon Si Thammarat; Nan; Roi Et; & Sakon Nakhon.

International, Scheduled Destination: Da Nang.

January 2007: Airports of Thailand approved the use of Don Muang Airport (DMK) for domestic flights with no international connections beginning in March, according to press reports. Don Muang was to have been closed to commercial traffic in September, when the new Suvarnabhumi Airport opened for business. The "Bangkok Post" said reopening (DMK), which now handles only charter flights, would give airport officials "flexibility" to solve problems at the new facility.

October 2009: (TAP) Maintenance and Engineering Brazil delivered two ERJ-145s formerly operated by Thai carrier, PB Air (PBJ) to (GECAS) (GEF) after performing a "C" maintenance check. The airplanes immediately went into operation with Passaredo Linhas Aereas (PDO).

February 2010: PB Air (PBJ) closes down - - SEE ATTACHED "AIRLINER WORLD" ARTICLE - - "PBJ-2010-02 CLOSES DOWN."

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
PBJ-ERJ-145
PBJ-ERJ-145LU
PBJ-767
PBJ-767-300
PBJ-767-CONFIG
PBJ-ERJ
PBJ-ERJ-145L
PBJ-ERJ-CONFIG
PBJ-F28

February 2010:

1 767-38EER (CF6-80C2B2F) (331-24798, /90 HS-PBH), (AWW) LSD 2005-04, WET-LST (ZMB) 8/05 FOR 2 MONTHS. 24F; 70C, 151Y.

0 MD-11, EX-(CBD), (TBC) LSD, NOT TAKEN (NTU).

0 A340-200 (081, OE-LAH), (AUL) WET-LSD 2001-10. RTND.

1 DORNIER 328-110 (PW119B) (3072, /96 HS-PBB), 30Y OR 20C
VIP.

1 AEROSPATIALE TBM 700 (PT6A-21) (4, /91 HS-PBA), 4F VIP.

1 F28-4000 FELLOWSHIP (SPEY 555-15P) (11123, /77 HS-PBA "CHULA;" 11120, /77 HS-PBC "PAKPAO;" 11116, /77 HS-PBD "DUI DUI"), FOR SALE BY EMBRAER. 2 ST (BNG) 2004-04. 75Y.

0 EMBRAER ERJ 145LU (AE3007A1) (597, /02 HS-PBE; 607, /02 HS-PBF), (GEF) LSD 2002-12, 597; 607; RTND 2009-10, LST (PDO) 2009-10. 50Y.

3 OPTIONS ERJ-170, 70Y.

1 SAAB 340B (310, N470LH), AEROCENTURY LSD 2009-12.

Management:
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Click below for photos:
PBJ-PRES

DR PIYA BHIROM BHAKDI, CHAIRMAN & FOUNDER.

BUNYA-ANANTA CHATRACHAI, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, EX-(TII).

CAPTAIN JOTHIN PAMON-MONTRI, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), EX-(TII). (T: (662) 669-20 66) (FAX: (662) 669 20 92).

SUWAJIT DUANGPLOY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FINANCIAL CONTROL & BUSINESS UNIT.

CHATREE HONGSUWAN, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS.

GORDON SLATER, CHIEF PILOT, RESIGNED TO BECOME DIRECTOR OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS FOR VIVA MACAU (VMA) (2007-01).

CAPTAIN NOPADON POOMPOTONG, DIRECTOR TECHNICAL.

CHAWENG PRAKITTIWES, DIRECTOR FINANCE.

VICHITR SRITHIMAKUL, DIRECTOR GROUND OPERATIONS.

RITPRAPA PARITAKAMON, MANAGER LINE MAINTENANCE.

 
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