THAI Celebrates 59th Anniversary by Offering Grey Sedge Travel Kits

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Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) is celebrating its 59th anniversary by offering Grey Sedge (Krajood) travel kits to Royal Silk Class passengers traveling with THAI during 1-3 May 2019. These travel kits will be presented to passengers flying with THAI for four hours flying time or more on international routes, except Australia and New Zealand routes, which are OTOP products from Grey Sedge weaving group, Ban Map Lao Cha On, Chak Phong sub-district, Klang district, Rayong province.

Grey Sedge mat weaving is traditional wisdom of Map Lao Cha On villagers. There is a Sam Nak Yai marsh at the community of Map Lao Cha On villagers, which is full of fresh water fish and Grey Sedge. Villagers traditionally took advantage of Grey Sedge in binding things, processing weave mats, sugar sacks, and a tribute since Ayutthaya period for over 200 years.