Transport infrastructure and facilities

Airports and air travel

Drop in domestic travel despite high passenger numbers at Thailand’s 6 key aiports

Thailand’s six major airports have handled more than 141 million passengers over the past 12 months and though international travel rose by 4.4 per cent, passenger numbers on domestic routes showed a drop of 1.4 per cent, the Airports of Thailand (AOT) reported on Tuesday ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand passes ICAO inspections

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) said Thailand achieved an effective implementation of standards score of 65.07%, which exceeds the minimum pass threshold of 60% set by United Nations’ aviation watchdog. Keep reading ...

Thodsapol Hongtong

Terminal 2 at U-Tapao airport to be fully opened in February

The second passenger terminal building at U-Tapao International Airport will be fully opened in February, the airport’s director said.Rear Adm Luachai Sri-iamkul, the director of the airport, said the new terminal has been partially opened for domestic flight passengers and for inbound international flight passengers.Keep ...

The Nation Reporter

Aviation industry eyes more MRO revenue

Thailand’s aviation industry is pushing a road map to raise maintenance-based income, while launching a plan to push for Don Mueang International Airport as a hub for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for aircraft engines and U-tapao Airport for integrated MRO service.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

THAI updates strategic plan to exit rehab

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) will propose a revised turnaround plan for the flag carrier to the State Enterprises Policy Commission on Sept 12. The new strategic plan is expected to help THAI exit the business rehabilitation process, said chairman Ekniti Nitithanprapas. Keep reading ...

Wichit Chantanusornsiri

U-tapao airport renovation project to get completed by schedule: PMO minister

The renovation project of U-tapao airport will be proceeded and completed according to plan to accommodate the growth of visitors to Thailand, said Prime Minister’s Office Minister Kobsak Pootrakool. He made comments on the U-tapao renovation project in Chonburi during a seminar organized for investors ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

Thailand upgrading talent to be SEA’s next tech hub

Thailand has to make changes to their education system, which will take up to 20 years, before the country can reap the benefits of its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) investment zone.The government expects the EEC “Aerotropolis” feasibility study to be completed in the next 18 ...

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