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.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
RAIL TALKS CONTINUE
A Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group)-led consortium will revise its proposal for the Bt224-billion high-speed rail project to link three of the country’s main airports, in the hope of easing deadlock over financial aspects, while State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has sets its target to finish the negotiations before the Songkran holidays next month.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 17:14
Neither haze nor flights going anywhere in North
Choking smog continues to be part of daily life in the North, where more than 400 brushfire hotspots were identified on Sunday.
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.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 17:44
THAI Smile kicks off new route, flying directly from Bangkok to Kolkata
THAI Smile Airways has launched the latest route from Bangkok to Kolkata (BKK-CCU), the gateway to East India from the Suvarnabhumi Airport to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, India.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Details of airport rail link, mega EEC projects may get a closer look
THAILAND’S political parties have vowed to continue development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), while Democrat Party and Pheu Thai Party will review the high-speed railway project.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:50
New lounge at Schiphol for Star Alliance
Star Alliance customers travelling from the Dutch capital can look forward to a new premium lounge experience at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
Japan bank reaffirms high-speed rail backing
THE Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has reassured Thailand of its commitment to supporting a Bt224-billion high-speed railway project that will connect the country’s three main airports.
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:00
Phuket moves to ban famous aircraft photos from beach
The Phuket authorities are restricting photography aircraft photography from Mai Khao beach, beside the busy runway at Phuket International Airport.
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 13:01
Samui airport’s deafened neighbours stage kite protest
Soldiers and police were called to Samui International Airport on Wednesday after about 10 neighbours unhappy with compensation offers sent up a fleet of kites to blockade the end of the runway.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 19:59
Chinese national arrested for using Thai ID card to lure foreign investors
A Chinese national was arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport on on Monday after using a Thai ID card to operate fraudulent businesses.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:30
Two immigration officers dismissed for visa-stamping travel documents they knew to be forged
Two immigration police officers working at Suvarnabhumi Airport have been dismissed from the civil service over the stamping of visas in travel documents that they knew had been forged, something that they had confessed to having done 30 times, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal told a press conference on Tuesday.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Chinese irony: Huawei chief screams about her ‘civil rights’
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO, has now sued Canada’s government for “serious breaches” of her civil rights in arresting her at Vancouver airport last year.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 21:02
THAI resumes flights on Bangkok-Karachi route, via Omani airspace
Thai Airways International (THAI) has resumed normal flights to and from Karachi via Omani airspace, after flights were cancelled due to the closure of Pakistani airspace last Wednesday.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:15
At least 1,500 turtles found in abandond luggage at Manila's international airport
The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) shows confiscated turtles on display during a press conference in Pasay City, north of Manila, Philippines, 03 March 2019 (issued 04 March 2019).