We then walked down a long switchback ramp to the gate.
Once we were allowed through, we realized we had three flights of stairs to walk down to board the buses for the remote gate.
Kind young Australians offered Kathy and her aching knees a seat, and also talked an employee into carrying her rollaboard up the stairs to the 787.
It was no fun but we made it. Is that the best Thai can do at their home airport?
Eight hours and 45 minutes to Brisbane.