Thailand cancels hundreds of flights during festival World

Thailand cancels hundreds of flights during festival

The Airports of Thailand (AoT) on November 8 announced that about 160 flights were either cancelled or rescheduled to prevent possible accidents from floating lanterns released during Loy Krathong Festival from November 10 – 12.
Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site World

Thai Deputy PM inspects Phuket airport project site

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has visited Phuket and followed up on the progress of the second Phuket airport project in Phang Nga, designed to accommodate over 5.5 million passengers yearly.
Thailand moves to ease congestion at Bangkok-based airport World

Thailand moves to ease congestion at Bangkok-based airport

Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok has reached its full capacity and it isn’t possible to expand or build another runway, the Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) said, urging budget airlines to switch to wide-body aircraft to ease congestion at the airport.
Thailand aims to double cargo handling income World

Thailand aims to double cargo handling income

The Airports of Thailand (AoT) plans to set up a sister company to operate its centre for pre-export agricultural product inspection, in an effort to attract more customers in China, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam to help double its annual income from cargo handling services.
Thailand to set up tax refund offices at shopping areas ASEAN

Thailand to set up tax refund offices at shopping areas

The Finance Ministry of Thailand has agreed with the Tourism and Sports Ministry’s proposal to set up more VAT refund offices in shopping centres to encourage foreign tourists to buy more local products, the Thai media reported on December 11.
Thailand to host Sister Airport CEOs Forum 2016 ASEAN

Thailand to host Sister Airport CEOs Forum 2016

Airports of Thailand (AOT) is hosting “Sister Airport CEOs Forum 2016: Collaboration for a Successful Future” from July 6-8 at the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel in the capital city of Bangkok.