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Troubles mount as budget airline boom in Thailand tops out

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The emergence of evermore low-cost carriers in Thailand has caused a number of troubles for the country’s aviation industry that could have repercussions on...
Thailand delays Suvarnabhumi Airport expansion

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Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT) has postponed its expansion plan of the country's main Suvarnabhumi Airport, as suggested by the army-led National...
Thai Vietjet to take off in September

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The Thai offspring of Vietnam's discount airline Vietjet is ready to take off this September. The targeted launch of Thai VietJet Air is in...
Martial law in Thailand hurts currency, stocks, tourism

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Thailand's currency, the baht, and Thai shares fell on May 20 after the army imposed martial law in an attempt to restore stability. The...
Thai farmers to lay siege to Bangkok’s main airport

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Tens of thousands of farmers, traveling on more than 1,000 farm tractors in a long convoy from the upper northern and central provinces, on...
Expanded Bangkok airport to handle 65m passengers

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Although passenger growth has been slow over the past months at Bangkok's main Suvarnabhumi airport due to the political unrest in the city, Airports...
Thai Airways’ load factor down to 70%

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Thai Airways said on January 24 the passenger load factor in the first quarter of 2014 will be down to 70 per cent, from...
More Bangkok flights axed due to unrest

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As the unrest in Bangkok is carrying on, more flights to the Thai capital have been canceled as travelers increasingly shun the city now...
Bangkok: Machine gun fire near tourist area

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One person died and at least seven were injured by gunfire from a M16 rifle in two separate attacks in the early morning of...
40+ travel warnings for Thailand – UAE, Kuwait latest

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More than 40 countries have issued or upheld travel warnings for Thailand ahead of the planned mass protests starting from January 13, suggesting travelers...
23 countries issue travel warning on Thailand

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Twenty-three countries have issued special travel advice urging citizens visiting Thailand to be cautious, the Bangkok Post reported. Thailand's foreign ministry on November 26...
Thailand tourism arrivals grew 22% this year

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Despite political instability, plans for introducing an entry fee and higher airport taxes, as well as security issues at popular holiday spots, tourism arrivals...
Thailand to increase airport departure tax

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After plans have been revealed that Thailand will levy an entry fee of 500 baht ($16) for every tourist coming into the country by...
Thailand to expand Don Mueang airport

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Bangkok's old airport Don Mueang may be expanded and reopened as a full service airport to rival Suvarnabhumi by 2015, Airports of Thailand (AoT)...
Thai Airways logo blackout ridiculed globally

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Thailand's national carrier Thai Airways after the crash landing of an Airbus A330-300 on September 9 at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport has tried to protect...
Thai Airways crash-lands, blocks Bangkok airport

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A Thai Airways Airbus A330-300 plane was blocking one runway at Thailand's largest airport Suvarnabhumi after it crash-landed on September 8 at around 11pm...
Thoughts on Thailand

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Kan Yuenyong, director of Siam Intelligence Unit, speaks out
Thai ‘bad monk’ delays his surrender

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The wolf in sheep’s clothing has announced his surrender, but is delaying his time. Wirapol Sukphol, (formerly known as Luang Pu Nen Kham Chattiko), is...