TG J Class amenity kits?

Old Dec 16, 18, 8:35 pm
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TG J Class amenity kits?

Anyone know why TG seem to use a different branded amenity kit in J every flight? Iíve had Lacoste, Greyhound etc in one week! Why not standardise the amenity kits? Thanks in advance folks!
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Old Dec 16, 18, 9:18 pm
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I could only speculate! Maybe route dependant according to what the marketing folks come up with? Maybe fleet dependant (unlikely).

What were the route and aircraft types for each of the different J amenity kits?
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Old Dec 16, 18, 9:58 pm
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AKL-BKK was non branded from memory, very basic and as such left it onboard the aircraft as not worth keeping. This was onboard a B789.
BKK-VIE was Greyhound (not the American Bus company )

VIE-BKK was Lacoste onboard a B788
BKK-AKL was Mandarina Duck onboard a B789

Thanks for your reply, ThaiKiwi
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Old Dec 16, 18, 10:21 pm
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Good to see the 789 seems to be more regular AKL-BKK! I canít recall what I received in Apr AKL-BKK-HKG-BKK-SIN- BKK-AKL - but I guess I received 6 of them (donít track brands of this kinda thing)
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Of all of them the Furla seemed to be very popular as gifts. But sadly many more of the greyhound variety lately for me
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Old Dec 17, 18, 2:34 am
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OK, from April I have Furla, Samsonite and Greyhound.

I like the Furla bags as they seem perfect to stash away various USB cables, chargers and such things. I suppose the bag is slightly more waterproof? But I know nothing of the relative fashion merits of such stuff, just my view on functionality for my uses...
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Old Dec 17, 18, 3:02 am
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5 Greyhound, 1 Furla and 1 without brand for me from last couple of flights
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Old Dec 17, 18, 3:30 am
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I have a mix of Furla, Greyhound, Samsonite, Naraya, no-brand and one Porsche Design from recent flights - the Furla and Greyhound ones are most common in my experience.

That said, I have no logical explanation for the constant change either - other than the usual TG trend of going for a bit of everything (like their fleet!)..
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Old Jan 6, 19, 5:04 pm
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Got a Mandarina Duck on a BKK-CDG and a Lacoste just now on the way back. Go figure. This lacks of consistency is mildly annoying, but at least the quality of the kit isnít too shabby...
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Old Jan 6, 19, 7:03 pm
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Maybe TG is trying to add an extra element of surprise to our in-flight experiences: amenity kit lottery!
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Old Jan 6, 19, 7:08 pm
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Hehe. In the end I donít really mind Ė theyíre pretty and with good quality. But Iíd still like to understand the rationale behind. I donít think itís route-based since you get a different kit on the same route. I guess logistics play a role here.
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Hehe. In the end I donít really mind Ė theyíre pretty and with good quality. But Iíd still like to understand the rationale behind. I donít think itís route-based since you get a different kit on the same route. I guess logistics play a role here.
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Originally Posted by Disinto View Post
Hehe. In the end I donít really mind Ė theyíre pretty and with good quality. But Iíd still like to understand the rationale behind. I donít think itís route-based since you get a different kit on the same route. I guess logistics play a role here.
A lot of airlines have different amenity kits outbound and inbound. Maybe Thai just started doing that....
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Old Jan 7, 19, 4:01 am
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
A lot of airlines have different amenity kits outbound and inbound. Maybe Thai just started doing that....
Very true, but TG seems to have taken this to a whole new level. Seems to be as random as a "soup of the day"
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Old Jan 7, 19, 6:42 am
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Very true, but TG seems to have taken this to a whole new level. Seems to be as random as a "soup of the day"
their Marketing director read on this FT board about the amenity kit collectors...now they intend to offer as many different as possible...
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