• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    PPP board clarifies  bid for duty-free shops 
    The Public Private Partnership’s (PPP) legal sub-committee has reported to the board of the Public Private Committee yesterday that the AOT Plc’s open bid call for the management of duty-free shops at four airports will not be a joint investment under the Public Private Partnership act, AOT Plc's President Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said after a PPP board meeting yesterday.
  • 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.
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 19:45
    Toon Bodyslam, King Power announce mid-year charity runs for small hospitals
    Rock star Athiwara “Toon Bodyslam” Khongmalai on Tuesday joined with King Power Duty Free executive Aiyawat Sriwattanaprapa to announce a project for charity running events in all five regions of the country.
  • 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.
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:02
    Pilot arrested for allegedly stealing watch at Bali airport
    The Bali Police have arrested a Wings Air pilot identified only as PS, 30, for allegedly stealing a watch from a duty-free shop at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali. 
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:55
    King Power wins big at World Travel Awards
    King Power Duty Free recently won the 2018 World’s Leading Airport Duty Free Operator at the 25th World Travel Awards in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    Joint venture wins bid for luxury brands 
    King Power Global Development Co Ltd, a joint venture firm between King Power International Thailand and King Power Group Hong Kong, has won the bidding for the management of a number of luxury brands at Hong Kong Duty Free, according to a press release yesterday.
  • 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.
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Duty-free auction another chance for Prayut to practise what he preaches on corruption
    Thailand has been gripped by nepotism, cronyism, patronage and corruption for many years. With the military government now in charge, such malpractice has in no way lessened.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Greater transparency urged in airport duty-free concession
    The government sector must ensure transparency and fairness in framing the terms of reference for the airport duty-free concession, which is due this year, the Thai Retailers Association (TRA) said yesterday.
  • 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.
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    Joint association clarifies airport issues
    The Association comprising operators from two associations - the Thai Retailers Association (TRA) and the Thai Duty Free Shop Trade Association (TDFA) - have submitted an open letter to Airport of Thailand Plc’s president Nittinai Sirismatthakarn yesterday to explain raised issues and make proposals.
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    Shilla comes to Hong Kong
    The Shilla Duty Free, one of the world’s leading travel retail companies, celebrates the grand opening of its retail stores at Hong Kong International Airport following a successful six-month soft launch period.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 06:39
    King Power MahaNakhon buys substantial holding in multi-purpose block
    King Power MahaNakhon Co Ltd, a subsidiary of duty free retailer King Power Group, has acquired assets of the MahaNakhon project from Pace Development Corporation Plc for Bt14 billion
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  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00
    Representatives of Thai Retailers Association, the Thai Duty Free Shop Trade Association and the Thai Shopping Centre Association yesterday submitted a proposal to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha calling for a revamp of the system on granting concession to duty-free shops in order to ensure transparency and fairness.
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