A flight attendant is winning praise for his act of kindness when he fed an elderly passenger on a recent Thai Airways flight.

The photo, captured by a fellow passenger Thomas Lim on a flight from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur last week, was posted to Facebook where it has been shared thousands of times, reports the English-language Bangkok Coconuts.

Saw something that I am really touch. This air steward in Thai airways TG417 from Suvarnabhumi BKK to KLIA today fed an...

Posted by Thomas Lim on Thursday, February 11, 2016

The post received praised by users who wrote on his page that the flight attendant should be commended for his act.  "Very good to see kindness like this. His kindness should be applauded and praised."