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4 dead in 2 days of domestic violence in Bangkok

A father killed his two sons and then himself and a seven-month pregnant woman was killed, possibly by her husband, in domestic violence in Bangkok this weekend. Pol Col Chaiya Khongsap, chief of the Lumpini police station, said Natthawat Masri, 30, was found dead with his two sons aged 7 and 5 in their house […]Read More

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Low cost and domestic flights to be relocated to Don

BANGKOK, 19 June 2012 (NNT) – The Cabinet has approved a proposal to improve Bangkok Don Muang Airport to relieve air congestion at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Government Deputy Spokesman Chalitrat Chantarubeksa said that the planned development of Donmuang, which has been proposed by the Ministry of Transport, will increase the capacity of the Thai aviation industry […]Read More

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Suvarnabhumi urges passengers to check in 3-4 hours before departure

BANGKOK, 6 April 2012 (NNT) – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport has urged travelers to check in 3-4 hours before departure time to give some time in case of long queue. Suvarnabhumi Airport Director Somchai Sawasdipol expects around 154,000 passengers each day at the airport during Songkran Holiday or April 9-18. According to him, the number […]Read More

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AoT urged to boost Bangkok Don Mueang Airport use

BANGKOK, March 29 – Thailand’s Ministry of Transport urged the Airports of Thailand (AoT) to maximise capacity of Don Mueang Airport as Suvarnabhumi Airport now handles an excessive number of passengers, Deputy Transport Minister Chatchart Sittipan said on Thursday. Don Mueang Airport can accommodate more flights and negotiations between the AoT and airlines are underway […]Read More

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AOT Airports of Thailand to raise airport tax in 2013

BANGKOK, 26 February 2012 (NNT) – The Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AoT) is set to adjust the airport tax up to THB800 for international flights and THB150 for domestic flights. AoT Chairman ACM Sumet Phomanee disclosed that the board meeting, held on February 23, approved the new rates of passenger service charge (PSC), […]Read More

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AirAsia opens three new routes to stimulate tourism

BANGKOK, 3 February 2012 (NNT) – AirAsia, a Southeast Asian low cost carrier, is launching new domestic and international routes. It is also ready to bring in new Airbus A320 planes, hoping to spur Thailand’s tourism. Mr. Tassapon Bijleveld, Chief Executive Officer of Thai AirAsia, said that in the first quarter of 2012 AirAsia is […]Read More

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Thailand remains the largest rice exporter of the world

BANGKOK, 1 February 2012 (NNT) – The Rice Department reveals Thailand exports the largest amount of rice in the world and produces 20 million tons of rice a year, with half of that amount for domestic consumption alone. As the Rice Department is responsible for rice production and quality, it continuously provides knowledge on planting […]Read More

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Bangkok Don Mueang Airport reopen Apr 1 after flood: AoT

BANGKOK, Dec 19 – Don Mueang Airport is to reopen on Apr 1 after the flood crisis but whether airlines will resume services there depends on their company decisions. Flying Officer Anirut Thanomkulbutra, Airports of Thailand (AoT) president, spoke Monday of the airport’s rehabilitation after it had been hit by flooding for almost two months. […]Read More