The Royal Treatment...

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  1. higal
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    I recently flew in FC on TX925 MUC-BKK (wanted to experience the FC lounge and massage in BKK:) )

    1. Thought it was going to be the new suite configuration but wasn't
    2. We were told after settling in that there was going to be a Thai Princess on the flight - who boarded with her entourage just before the doors closed. All the flight attendants then took turns approaching on their knees and bowing to her.
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    For the rest of the flight, every time they approached or retreated - it was on their knees - starting and ending at my seat in the 2nd row.
    3. We were asked to only use the restroom on the right side on the cabin as the other one was reserved exclusively for the Princess. This was a pain in the butt since all of the rest of us had to take turns...not so bad...until all of us needed to change and get ready for landing.
    4. The bows were repeated before we landed and we were asked to remain seated until the Princess and entourage were totally off the plane and her ground attendants had come back on board to take off the luggage and packages stored in the front closet of the plane. This didn't bother me but one of the other passengers had to be told to sit back down and was obviously irritated.

    Her "maid"(?) was sitting in front of me. She was responsible for taking off the princess's shoes and wiping down and applying lotion to her feet & legs and what ever else that needed to be done during the flight. All this mostly on her knees of course...

    It made for an interesting flight...
     
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    Were cameras and photos banned too ?
     
  3. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    Did you walk up and ask for an autograph?
     
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    Any pics?
     
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    No one mentioned anything about cameras...

    I took a discrete picture with my cell phone but was nervous because the noise of the camera click. Didn't want to be embarrassed in front of the other first class passengers...

    Did a Google search and it was the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

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    Probably would have had to do it on my knees...:p
     
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    An interesting and somewhat disturbing story. Let's just say I wouldn't have wanted to be on such a flight.
     
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sirindhorn
     
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  9. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    And addressed her by herfull ceremonial title, “Somdet Phra Theppharatratsuda Chao Fa Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Ratthasimakhunakonpiyachat Sayamborommaratchakumari” :)
     
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    My brother lives in Bangkok and is friends with the princess. I've never met her, but my brother has told me that she is an extremely nice person.
     
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    you got any pics?
     

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