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Thai Airlines push to upgrade regional airports

The Airlines Association of Thailand (AAT) has urged the government to elevate more regional airports to become international airports, aiming to generate higher tourism revenue for 55 second-tier cities.

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During the “Ignite Tourism Thailand” event chaired by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin on Tuesday, AAT president Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth said authorities should develop more regional airports, enabling them to accommodate international flights, which could help attract tourists to nearby provinces.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Narumon Kasemsuk

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