• Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:03
    Thai Lion Air told to ground Boeing MAX 9 for seven days
    THE CIVIL Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has ordered Thai Lion Air to immediately suspend the use of its three Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft on all routes for seven days, citing safety concerns. 
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 18:00
    CAAT officials probe cause of light-aircraft crash that took life of South African pilot
    Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) officials on Monday inspected the wreckage of a private light aircraft that had crashed in Chon Buri’s Sri Racha district on Sunday afternoon, causing a blaze that killed the 60-year-old pilot, Mike Romberg from South Africa, at the scene.
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  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
    The Federal Aviation Administration of the United States or FAA will conduct the pre-audit of Thailand’s aviation safety rating in September, according to The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) director-general Chula Sukmanop.
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 17:00
    EU supports air ambulance
    The Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Thailand programme has been agreed between the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) and the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) with the support of the European Union (EU).
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:15
    Six investigated for using drones during Royal Funeral
    The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has submitted the names of six individuals who allegedly violated the ban on using drones during HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Cremation Ceremony from October 25 to 29 to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) on Monday for further action.
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  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:09
    Thai Vietjet receives AOC recertification and launches new route from Bangkok to Dalat
    Thai Vietjet has officially been recertified with the AOC (Air Operator Certificate) by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT). The new certificate, bestowed to the airline by Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisit, is in line with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) standards.
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  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:23
    Registration needed for drones brought on holiday to Thailand
    Bringing your drone to Thailand? Get registered or you could face serious punishment.
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  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 01:00
    16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments
    SIXTEEN airlines registered in Thailand have failed safety and related regulatory assessments conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), requiring them to suspend operations until they get new Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs), as authorities enforce stricter rules in accordance with requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
  • Fri, 19 May 2017 01:00
    Higher pilot retirement age urged
    The National Legislative Assembly transport committee has proposed that the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) ask the relevant state agencies to revise rules to raise the retirement age of pilots to 65 years as part of the effort to solve the shortage of pilots.
  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:37
    Aviation authority invites over ‘red flag’ submission
    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) will invite 14 airlines to a meeting in the lead-up to a submission to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) that seeks the removal of a red flag against Thai aviation.
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  • Fri, 26 Feb 2016 01:00
    Nok Air crisis ‘threatens entire aviation industry’
    Aviation authority warns of knock-on effects of situation not resolve immediately.
  • Wed, 24 Feb 2016 01:00
    Nok Air crisis a setback for Thai tourism, say industry experts
    NOK AIR’S crisis is expected to hit tourism in the upcoming high season, but it could lead to improved aviation standards in the long term, key tourism bodies said.
  • Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:00
    Nok Air cancellations ‘don’t violate rules’
    NOK AIR’S cancellation of 20 flights tomorrow complies with consumer protection rules, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) affirmed yesterday, while a bomb threat grounded a Phuket-bound plane just before departure.
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