• Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:44
    Chula Sukmanop, director-general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, said after a meeting yesterday that the board had agreed in principle to a plan to revise an aviation law to allow funds established under the Thai exchange law and provident funds to hold shares in airlines.
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Industry supports 65.5m jobs globally: research
    The global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in global economic activity, according to new research released yesterday by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG).
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:59
    Air freight capacity growth still outstrips demand growth: IATA
    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Monday released data for global air-freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.3 per cent in August, compared to the same period last year.
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Investors interested in BOI incentives for EEC
    Aviation investors from France are interested to expand their investment in the aviation industry in the Eastern Economic Corridor or EEC after visiting Thailand and hearing about investment incentives from the Board of Investment or BOI, said Duangjai Asawachintachit, BOI secretary-general, yesterday.
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    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.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 17:21
    Air Italy follows up Bangkok-Milan route with new Indian services next month 
    Air Italy’s newly introduced Bangkok-Milan service will be closely followed by the inauguration of the airline’s new flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Italy on October 28 and 30, respectively.
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    ATR sets sights on building up Asia order book for turboprops
    ITALY-based aviation manufacturer ATR is intent on expanding its business in Asia Pacific, seeking a big slice of the forecast demand for up to 1,000 turboprop aircraft in the region over the next 20 years, the company's sales director Laurent Janitza said yesterday.
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:38
    Half of HR pros report finding new talent in aviation sector ‘a challenge’: IATA
    More than 73 per cent of respondents expect the major areas of job growth in the aviation sector to be in ground operations, customer service and cabin crew, according to the results of a survey by the International Air Transport Association of human-resources (HR) professionals in the industry
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:40
    Top 10 busiest airports by passenger traffic in H1
    Beijing Capital International Airport remained the world's second-busiest airport by passenger traffic, witnessing 49.38 million passengers in the first half of the year, said Civil Aviation Data Analysis, a civil aviation data platform based in Shanghai, on Aug 2.
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:29
    Fuel costs hammer AirAsia profits
    Asia Aviation Plc (AAV), a major shareholder of Thai AirAsia Co Ltd, has reported its operational results for the first half of 2018 with a total revenue of Bt20.89 billion and a net profit of Bt698 million, which dropped by 6 per cent compared with the same period last year, due to heightened fuel costs.
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
    Nok Airlines Plc expects a total revenue of Bt16.8 billion this year after the number of passengers rose by 40 per cent in July from the same month last year, said the company’s chief executive officer Piya Yodmani yesterday.
  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:00
    Vietnam tycoon spreads wings into airline startup
    PRESSED by poverty into work when he was 14, Trinh Van Quyet now presides over a Vietnamese property empire and is betting billions on a new airline in Southeast Asia's crowded aviation sector.
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:06
    Air traffic controllers for MH370 in KL and Saigon did not follow SOPs, says safety probe
    PUTRAJAYA: Air traffic controllers in Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City did not act according to standard operating procedures on March 8, 2014, causing a significant delay in detecting the disappearance of Flight MH370.
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  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
    Expanding Bangkok Airways to fly new planes, set up duty free unit 
    BANGKOK Airways plans to spend about Bt2 billion to buy two ATR 72-600 aircraft to boost its flight network this year.
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:02
    Boeing predicts Strong Growth in Asia’s Aviation Market
    The airplane demand and service market will be highest in Asia Pacific region by 2037, with Asia Pacific region countries estimated to require 16,930 more airplanes. 
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