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Thai AirAsia Doesn’t Expect Recovery until Mid-2022

BANGKOK, July 19 (TNA) – The chief executive officer of Thai AirAsia sees a gloomy future for aviation and will not reconsider it until the middle of next year. Tassapol Bijleveld, chief executive officer of Thai AirAsia and Asia Aviation PCL, said he saw a bleak future for aviation and concerned parties should have to […]Read More

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Creditors approve Thai Airways restructuring plan

Thai Airways International (THAI)’s restructuring plan was approved by creditors yesterday (Wednesday), holding 91.56% of the carrier’s combined debts. The airline’s creditors, who met via video conference, after the postponement of the meeting on May 12th, also approved the appointment of five administrators, former THAI President Piyasvasti Amranand, Acting THAI President Chansin Treenuchagron, Pornchai Thiravet […]Read More

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Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand Warns Airlines to Check Certificates

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has stressed that all airlines must check the Certificate of Entry (CoE) of all foreign passengers before they arrive in Thailand, in compliance with the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s screening guidelines. The order came after the ministry suspended the issuance of CoEs for foreign arrivals from […]Read More

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Thai AirAsia: Latest virus outbreak ‘destroyed’ us

Thai AirAsia (TAA) is dubbing the latest outbreak the worst crisis for aviation in Thailand as airlines face more pressure than during the lockdown last year. “Travel sentiment has plunged lower than last year. This is different this time because people are voluntarily skipping their travel plans even without a nationwide lockdown order from the […]Read More

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Nok Air rehabilitation process go-ahead

Low-cost carrier Nok Air has received permission from the Central Bankruptcy Court to embark on the rehabilitation process, with its business plan scheduled to be rolled out by next January. “Even though Nok Air can reduce accumulative losses, the airline has suffered from the outbreak, which has grounded our fleet for months,” said Kasemsant Weerakun, […]Read More

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Thai Smile Airways to Stay

BANGKOK, Oct 9 (TNA) — Thai Airways International (THAI) has confirmed it will not disband its wholly owned Thai Smile Airways, the business of which remains competitive. Acting THAI president Chansin Treenuchagron said there was not a plan to shut down the airline as the operations of Thai Smile Airways was gradually improving and its […]Read More

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Government Pledges Soft Loans for Ailing Airlines

BANGKOK, Aug 28 (TNA) – Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen.Prayut Chan-ocha pledged to offer 2.4-billion – baht in soft loans to seven airlines by October during a meeting with their executives on Friday. Thai AirAsia, Thai AirAsiaX, THAI Smile Airways, Thai Lion Air, Thai Vietjet, Bangkok Airways and Nok Air sought the government’s help […]Read More

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COVID-19: Airlines Preparing to Resume International Flights

BANGKOK, June 16 (TNA) – Thai aviation authorities have held talk with commercial airlines about resuming international flights. Thailand has allowed only domestic flights to resume since May 1. Currently, there are about 17,000 daily passengers at two major airports, Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang. Full story: mcot.net TNARead More