Immobilized aircrafts at the Don Muang domestic airport in Bangkok on November 10, 2011. Don Muang airport has been closed for weeks due to the worst flooding in Thailand’s history.

Inundated in 2011, Don Muang Airport Said Ready to Withstand 2021...

Don Muang Airport is monitoring closely the floodwater situation and is ready to prevent flooding at Bangkok’s No. 2 airport, said General Manager Thanee...
Airlines at Suvarnabumi Airport Planes

Thailand Lays Ground for Vaccine Mandate for Air Travel With Building...

Thailand’s solution to everything is a sloppily built app: Soon you may need one just to board a domestic flight.

Domestic Air Travel from ‘Dark-Red’ Zones to Resume Wednesday

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand plans to allow air travel from the country’s Covid-19 “dark-red” areas to resume Wednesday. Following the Center for Covid-19...

Bangkok Airways to Resume Phuket-Koh Samui Flights Wednesday

Bangkok Airways on Wednesday will resume flights between Phuket and Koh Samui to support the Surat Thani island’s vaccinated-tourism program. Surat Thani Gov. Witchawut Jinto...
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Thai Airways Finally to Resume Flights

Thai Airways International will resume international and domestic flight operations during the August-October period. In response to demand for air travel, the airline will operate...
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Covid-19 Sinks Pattaya-Hua Hin Ferry

The Pattaya-Hua Hin ferry survived summer storms, pier renovations and mechanical issues, but Covid-19 finally sunk the service. Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome announced Aug. 10 that...
Thailand Bangkok Taxis Cabs

Labor Ministry Aiming to Pay Taxi Drivers 5,000 Baht Relief by...

The Labor Ministry on Monday responded to pleas from taxi drivers to provide them with financial aid due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. Currently,...
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Bangkok Red Line Launches Today with Free Rides for 3 Months

The government is offering the public free train trips during the soft launch of the Red Line service running Taling Chan to Bang Sue-Rangsit. The...
Tokyo Haneda International Airport

Covid-19 Surge Pops Asia’s ‘Travel Bubbles’

Air-travel corridors have largely been a letdown as nations constantly change rules and close borders to contain outbreaks.
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Thailand Interprovincial Bus Line Halts All Services Through Aug. 2

Thailand’s state-run Transport Co. has suspended all bus services on the northern, northeastern, eastern and southern routes, except parcel deliveries, until Aug. 2. Company President...
SRT Thailand State Railway Engine Train Locomotive Long-Distance

Even as Cases Fall, SRT Suspends 57 Train Lines to Limit...

Even as coronavirus cases plummet around the country, the State Railway of Thailand said Sunday it will restrict travel that could spread Covid-19 by...
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Food, Drink Services Suspended on Thailand Domestic Airline Flights

It’s back to bringing your own food on Thai airlines after the Civil Aviation Authority reimposed a ban on food and drinks service on...
Krungthep Thanakom Co. tests its new electric boats on Monday in Bangkok.

Electric Ferry Service Begins Friday on Bangkok Canal

Passenger service using electric-powered boats will begin Friday on Bangkok’s Padung Krung Kasem Canal following a successful test run. Bangkok Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang led senior...
Artist rendering of the new Phnom Penh international airport.

China Cements Grip on New Phnom Penh Airport as State-Owned Firm...

A Chinese state-owned company will build the runway and airfield for Cambodia’s new international airport in Phnom Penh, whose entire US$1.5 billion price tag...
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Wanna Buy a Airliner? Thai Airways Has 34 to Sell at...

Thai Airways International announced Friday it is selling 34 planes including Boeing 747 and 777-300 aircraft and will receive bids until Nov. 13. The airline...
Thai Airways Bankruptcy Jets Can Be Seized

THAI to Resume Semi-Commercial Service Including ‘Holy’ Flight to Nowhere

Bankrupt Thai Airways International will resume “semi-commercial” flights to seven destinations next month, including a Buddhist mission to seven temples without actually stopping to...
Overloaded bikes and no helmets are leading causes of death among Thai motorcyclists.

Can Cute Videos Make Thais Wear Motorcycle Helmets?

New contest offers students 100,000 for best helmet-use promo clip
Thai Airways Thailand Airline Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Airplane

5,000 THAI Employees Apply for Buy-Out Retirement

Almost 5,000 Thai Airways International employees applied for different stages of the bankrupt airline’s “mutual separation plan” that will see them resign with a...
Suvarnabhumi International Airport Bangkok Thailand Terminal

New Suvarnabhumi Terminal 90% Done, 3rd Runway Underway

The new terminal extension at Suvarnabhumi International Airport is now 90 percent complete and will be ready for operation in 2022, nsport Minister Saksayam...
THailand highway infrastructure northeast issan

Thailand to Speed Issan Road, Rail, Air Projects

The government is pinning hopes for economic revival in the Northeast on transportation infrastructure, expediting programs to build roads, rail lines and airports. Such infrastructure...
A map showing various bridges and other transport projects on the Thai-Laotian border.

6th Thailand-Laos Friendship Bridge Planned

Thailand and Laos are discussing the idea of building a sixth Friendship Bridge over the Mekong River to connect the two countries. Speaking Friday in...
Thailand Sea Bridge Thai Hua Hin Pattaya Sattahip

Broke Thailand Mulls Spending Trillion Baht on Unneeded ‘Bridges to Nowhere’

Government doesn't have cash to pay for rail-crossing signals, but still wants to build sea & land bridges

With 600 Illegal Rail Crossings, Thailand Unable to Steam Tide of...

Politics, massive costs make closing, adding safety signals to every level crossing an impossible goal
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Bang Sue Grand Station’s Opening Pushed Back to July

Bangkok’s next-generation central train station won’t open in January as planned, with Thailand’s state railway pushing back launch of the Bang Sue Grand Station...
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Gold Line 96% Done, to Start in Dec.

The Gold Line Bangkok monorail is expected to start running in December, connecting landmarks and government offices along the Chao Phraya River. The 1.7-kilometer line...
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