• Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Third runway approved for main airport
    A PROPOSED third runway for Suvarnabhumi International Airport has cleared the final hurdle, with the Cabinet yesterday approving the Bt21.8 billion project.
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Decision near on duty-free auction
    A DECISION will be made in two weeks on whether the auction of the Airports of Thailand (AOT)’s duty-free concession will come under the Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Act, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said.
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand's Trade Competition Commission has discussed with state-owned Airports of Thailand (AOT) on bidding for duty-free shops and commercial area concessions for fair competition and optimal gains.
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:23
    Thai Retailers Association demands airport shakeup
    Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT) will have to postpone the March 19 to April 1 window scheduled for the sale of terms of reference envelopes for bidding on commercial space at Suvarnabhumi and duty-free stores at Suvarnabhumi, Phuket, Chiang Mai and Had Yai airports.
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:00
    Thai junta chief 'review' imperils King Power duty-free monopoly
    Thailand's junta chief warned against the "monopolisation" of the country's airport duty-free sector on Thursday, ordering a review of the bidding process that could threaten the multi-billion-dollar empire of current concession holder King Power.
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Airports concessions shake-up sought
    THE THAI Retailers Association (TRA) said yesterday that it has come to an agreement with the board of the Airports of Thailand (AOT) to divide business concessions at airports into three separate contract types – for duty-free outlets; retail, food and beverage, service and banking; and duty-free pick-up counters. 
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Airports of Thailand Plc or AOT’s president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn will propose his plan to the board of committee today to open bidding on building Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s controversial second terminal as well as bidding for a new contract for the duty-free concessions.
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cabinet urged to fix duty-free pickup monopoly at Suvarnabhumi
    THE OMBUDSMAN is urging the Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha and the Cabinet to get involved in a dispute at Suvarnabhumi Airport to ensure consumers can pick up their duty-free goods at pickup counters in commercial areas there.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    The Airports of Thailand Plc (AOT) will open bidding for the operations of duty free shops at three terminals of the Suvarnbhumi International Airport after its board has considered the term of reference ( TOR), company president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said yesterday.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    The Airports of Thailand Plc (AOT) will propose an investment plan to further develop Suvarnabhumi International Airport, worth Bt72.6 billion, to the National Economics and Social Development Board (NESDB) in December this year, the company’s senior executive vice president of engineering and construction Anake Teeraviwatchai said yesterday.
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00
    Conflict of design
    Special Report: Here’s uproar over the concept for a new terminal at Suvarnabhumi Airport – and how it was picked
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:24
    Investment company confirms joint bid for airport car park management
    Siamraj Plc’s board of directors has approved a bid to jointly run a car park management contract at Chiang Mai Airport with Airports of Thailand.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    App for air passengers
    The Airports of Thailand Plc plans to launch its Bt400 million digital platform in the first quarter of next year, the company’s president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said yesterday.
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
    Caterers gain access to more airports
    THE CABINET has unlocked draft contracts on air catering between the Airports of Thailand (AOT) and Bangkok Air Catering Co Ltd (BAC) and LSG Sky Chefs Co Ltd of Germany in a move that allows the two caterers to expand their services beyond Suvarnabhumi International Airport to other airports in the country.
  • Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
    AOT finalising TOR for Suvarnabhumi duty-free concession
    BIDs for the concession to operate the duty-free zone at Suvarnabhumi, the country’s largest airport, are likely to be called soon.
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