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Four airlines allow fresh fruit packs on flights free of charge

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BANGKOK, 24 August 2019(NNT)- The Ministry of Commerce has arranged with four airlines to allow passengers to carry a maximum of 20 kilograms of fresh fruit on individual flights free of charge. The measure is intended to help reduce the surplus of fresh fruit currently being produced, and bolster prices in the domestic market.

Deputy Prime Minister/Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit visited an assistance project for fruit growers at Surat Thani airport, following the conclusion of MOUs between the Ministry of Commerce and the airlines, namely Thai Smile, Bangkok Airway, Nok Air and Air Asia.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: tewit kemtong
Rewriter: Asma Thinkohkaew
National News Bureau of Thailand

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