Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Wednesday chaired an official ceremony to put two Sukhoi Superjet 100LR planes in commission in the Royal Thai Air Force.
The ceremony was held at the Don Mueang Military Airport at 9:30 am.
The two planes were put in commission at the Wing 603 base.
As part of the ceremony, Air Force chief ACM Trithot Sonjaeng reported to Prayut that the two planes will be mainly used for transporting Royal Family members and VIPs and other air transportation.
The planes were purchased under the Cabinet resolution on October 22 2013 and under the budget of the PM’s Secretariat.