Tags : Airport


Airports of Thailand Will Take over 3 Airports to Boost

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s Transport Ministry has revealed that 3 airports, currently run by the Department of Airports (DoA), will soon come under the control of Airports of Thailand (AoT) to help drive tourism growth. Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said the ministry has resolved to shift the management of Udon Thani, Krabi and Buri Ram […]Read More


Free state quarantine for arrivals in Thailand by air, sea

There will no longer be free, state provided quarantine for international arrivals in Thailand by air and sea from July 1st, according to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today (Friday), citing high costs. This means Thai and non-Thai citizens flying to Thailand will have to bear the costs of quarantine, at Alternative State […]Read More


Phuket rapid COVID-19 testing of arrivals begins

PHUKET: Thousands of people arriving at Phuket International Airport from elsewhere in the country today (Apr 22) were subjected to the first day of mandatory rapid tests for COVID-19 as a requisite for entering the province. Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew today inspected the operations to ensure they went smoothly, though long queues of people were […]Read More


Phuket Airport prepares for international visitors

PHUKET: Phuket International Airport has begun preparations to receive overseas visitors as the island strives to reinvigorate its tourism industry following the government’s confirmation of relaxed quarantine conditions, effective today (Apr 1). Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew and Vice Governor Pichet Pananpong visited the X terminal today to oversee the extensive vaccination process of all staff, […]Read More


Yala to open new airport in April

The new Betong Airport in the southernmost province of Yala is slated to open in April, with Nok Air expected to be the first airline to launch daily flights to and from Bangkok when it opens, the airport’s acting director, Duangporn Suvanmanee, said on Tuesday. Betong Airport, the 29th airport operated by the Department of […]Read More


Sing Buri woman probably infected at Chiang Rai airport

A woman from Sing Buri had probaby caught novel coronavirus disease from two Thai women returning from Tachilek township while they were waiting for a flight at Chiang Rai airport, a senior public health official said on Monday. Sophon Iamsirithaworn, director of the Communicable Diseases Division, said the 51-year-old woman from Sing Buri was probably […]Read More


Taxi airport passengers face new luggage charges

Taxi passengers travelling to and from Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports are now subject to a luggage charge, according to an announcement published on the website of the Royal Gazette on Monday. An order signed by Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob on Oct 28, and which became effective on Nov 17, permits taxi drivers to charge […]Read More


Passengers stuck at Phuket airport after flights delayed for 7

PHUKET: A total of 190 passengers finally departed Phuket International Airport for Bangkok at about 2:40am this morning (Nov 13) after three Vietjet Air flights were delayed due to what the airline says were “technical checks”. Passengers booked on flight VJ309 were scheduled to depart at 7:55pm and arrive Suvarnabhumi International Airport at 9:25pm, while […]Read More