Mr. Kajit Habanananda
Managing Director and Chairman

Mr. Kajit Habanananda was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of Orient Thai Airlines in 2009.

Mr. Habanananda has held several national and international leadership roles before he joined Orient Thai Airlines. His past roles includes serving as the Chairman of the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand and the President of the International Lions Club.

Mr. Habanananda also currently has positions as the Director of Naresuan University, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau and Ramkamhaeng Hospital.

He began his education at Ball State University of Indiana where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees respectively in management. Mr. Habanananda’s achievements include being awarded the Silver Conch Award by the Prime Minister of Thailand in 2000 and appointed the Tourism Ambassador of Thailand by the Tourism Authority of Thailand in 1996.

“All I ever dreamed of was flying”

– Mr. Habanananda