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Door falls off plane in flight from Mae Sot to Don Muang missing Burmese grasscutter

Door falls off plane in flight from Mae Sot to Don Muang missing Burmese grasscutter

A rear door fell off a private plane flying from Mae Sot airport to Don Muang on Thursday afternoon. The door fell just meters from where a Burmese laborer was cutting grass…

Bangkok Airways plans for further network, fleet & partnership portfolio expansion for 2016

Bangkok Airways plans for further network, fleet & partnership portfolio expansion for 2016

Bangkok Airways is planning further rapid expansion in 2016 as it adds three A320 family aircraft, three international destinations and at least five codeshare partners. The independent full service regional…

Dozens of foreign aviation experts to be hired to fast track international standard goal

Dozens of foreign aviation experts to be hired to fast track international standard goal

Recruitment of foreign aviation experts is set to be fast tracked over the coming month to help Thai registered aircraft meet international standards. With around 400 aircraft to be inspected…

US Downgrades Thai Air Safety Rating

US Downgrades Thai Air Safety Rating

Civil aviation officials in the United States have ruled Thailand does not comply with international safety standards. Following warnings earlier this year and inspections last month, the U.S. Federal Aviation…

Sky lanterns and fireworks banned in Bangkok due to aviation safety concern

Sky lanterns and fireworks  banned in Bangkok due to aviation safety concern

The decision to ban sale of sky lanterns and fireworks was made at the meeting of concerned government agencies and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) yesterday. The meeting, chaired by…

Airports of Thailand Chief Wants Upgrades

Airports of Thailand Chief Wants Upgrades

Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) has sought a further upgrade of Don Mueang and Phuket airports to be carried out in tandem with existing expansion work to cope with the…

Thailand Aviation: Hong Kong based airline not safe for passengers

Thailand Aviation: Hong Kong based airline not safe for passengers

Thailand needs tourists, but safety is always first. Aviation authorities in Thailand have revoked landing rights for City Airways, and yesterday the airline – which has been operating regular flights…