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Korat restauranteur will change your perception of airline food

Jack Burton

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PHOTO: And wearing a mask too! Nation TV

An entrepreneur in Isaan’s Nakhon Ratchasima province is transforming an old Airbus A330 jetliner (formerly flying with Thai Airways) into a restaurant, hoping his new business will take off after months of being ‘grounded’ by lockdown restrictions enforced by the Thai government. 33 year old Sirikorn Phimparat, manager of Airways Land, says the aircraft is now being refurbished as a tourist attraction and unique, quirky dining option.

In the cabin, diners will find the atmosphere of air travel meticulously recreated, down to the waitresses dressed as flight attendants. But he promises the airline food will be seriously upgraded when the restaurant opens later this year.

But it’s not just a humongous plane that will attract customers. The new adventure park will also allow visitors to trot, canter or gallop straight into another fantasy world. Airways Land will also take them to the land of cowboys, Thai style. The themed attraction is scheduled to open at the end of this year.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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Some more photos of the park and the original Thai Airways plane that has been decommissioned – Facebook/Airways Land

 

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    Spotty Dog

    Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 6:06 pm

    I’ve had some of those “cowboys, Thai style” working on my house should they need any more in their fantasy land.

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    paul scott

    Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 6:48 pm

    Bravo and Excellent. All the best for success. Paul Scott from New Zealand

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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