SRT State Railway of Thailand train railroad

Cabinet OKs ฿5.6 Billion Bailouts of SRT, BMTA

The Cabinet on Tuesday pledged 5.6 billion baht in bailouts for the State Railway of Thailand and Bangkok Mass Transit Authority to mop up...
Hua Lumphong Rail Train Station Bangkok Thailand

Hua Lamphong Won’t Be Demolished, Closed, SRT Pledges

The State Railway of Thailand affirmed that the Hua Lamphong rail station will not be demolished or closed. SRT spokesman Ekarat Sri-arayanpong said Transport Minister...
In its “Truck Power Season 2” rally, the Land Transport Federation of Thailand deployed truckers to bring faces to the problems caused by rising fuel prices.

700 Big Rigs Roll Into Bangkok to Protest High Diesel Prices

About 700 big rigs rolled through Bangkok Tuesday to demand the government cap diesel-fuel prices at an unrealistic 25 baht. The tractor-trailers filled four routes...
Bangkok SRT Red Line Electric Train BTS MRT

Red Line to Fully Open in Dec., Ending Free Rides

The Red Line commuter train service will fully open in December, marking the end of free rides available since August. Currently serving 6,105 people a...
Big Rigs Trucks Tractor Trailers Diesel Fuel Price

Cap Diesel at ฿25 or 3,000 Trucks Overrun Bangkok, Driver Union...

The Land Transport Federation will send written demands to the prime minister, demanding his government limit the price of diesel fuel at 25 baht...
A Land Transport Department worker installs a plastic partition in a Bangkok cab.

2,000+ Bangkok Taxis Now Fitted with Plastic Antivirus Partitions

The Land Transport Department said more than 2,000 taxis are now equipped with partitions to help prevent drivers from catching the coronavirus. Director-General Chirute Visalachitra...
Thai Airways flight simulator Thailand Bangkok

Thai Airways Announces Winter 2021-22 Flight Schedule

Thai Airways International (THAI) has announced its winter flight programmed during 31 October 2021 – 26 March 2022. Nond Kalinta, THAI’s Chief Commercial Officer, said...
Bangkok Taxi Meter Cab Driver Thailand Sign App GPS

Older Taxi Drivers to Get Up to ฿10,000 Gov’t Stipend

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved financial aid for older meter- and motorcycle-taxi drivers in the 29 provinces that are maximum and strict Covid-19 controlled...
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...
Thai Airways Thailand Airline Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Airplane

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...
Pattaya Hua Hin Ferry Royal Passenger Line Bali Hai

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,...
Bangkok Thailand BTS Red Line Mass Transit Electric Train

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.
Thai Army Transport Hawaii Covid-19 Coronavirus

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...
Food Drink Banned on Thailand Airlines Domestic Flights Coronavirus Covid

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...
Thai Airways Thailand Airline Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Airplane

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
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