The trademark 'Nok Air' was first established on 10 February 2004 under the company Sky Asia Co., Ltd.
The name 'Nok Air' is simply and easily to recognize by people. Meaning 'bird' in Thai language it symbolizes friendship and freedom to travel, or 'fly everywhere'. Yellow was chosen as the airline colour as it also symbolizes warmth and friendship in our Thai culture. Nok Air major hub is at Don Mueang International Airport and secondary hub in Chiang Mai International airport.
On 16 January 2006, the Company name was changed to Nok Airlines Co., Ltd. The Company transformed to public company as a preparation to be a listed company in Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). The name "Nok Airlines Public Company Limited" was effective since 18 January 2013.