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Hotel Discounts Offered to Interprovincial Bus Passengers

State-run Transport Co. and the Thai Hotels Association are offering hotel discounts of up to 75 percent from today until next summer. Manote Saichuto, acting...
Pattanakarn Srinakharin Flover Bangkok Closure

Pattanakarn Flyover Closes at Midnight Friday for 5 Months, Unleashing Renewed...

City Hall tonight will close the Pattanakarn intersection flyover for five months to make permanent repairs the crumbling bridge. The flyover, which passes over Srinakharin...
Bangkok Electric Ferry Boat

Electric Ferry Service for Bangkok Canal Delayed Until December

The launch of electric-boat service on Bangkok’s Phadung Krung Kasem Canal now will start in December, a month later than originally announced. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration...
Phuket International Airport undergoes a last inspection before being allow to reopen June 13.

Phuket Airport to Reopen at Midnight Friday

Phuket International Airport will reopen at midnight tonight, bringing much needed relief to the tourist resort. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand issued the order...
Canceled Flights at Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok Thailand

Consumer Board to Help Flyers Get Faster Refunds for Canceled Flights

The Consumer Protection Board will help flyers get refunds faster for flights canceled during the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister’s Office Minister Anucha Nakasai, who oversees...
Pink Yellow Line Bangkok Monorail Transit Train Cars Arrive Laem Chabang Port

Pink, Yellow Line Monorail Cars Arrive in Thailand

The first two monorail trains slated to run on Pink and Yellow lines in greater Bangkok arrived at Laem Chabang Port, even though the...
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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...
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

Bangkok Motorways Go Free July 3-8

The Cabinet on Tuesday is expected to approve a proposal to waive all tolls on Bangkok’s major motorways from July 3-8 following the end...
Wat Pho Temple Reclining Buddha Bangkok Thailand

Thailand Temples, Bus Lines Using Coronavirus as Cover for Anti-Foreign Racism

Even as the U.S., Europe and Australia reckon with institutional racism and treatment of minorities, Thailand is using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse...
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...
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...
BTS Green Line Skytrain New Stations Open Prayut

BTS Green Line Opens 4 New Stations

Four new stations on the BTS Green Line opened, with free rides until year-end.
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NokScoot Board Votes to Liquidate Airline

A day after announcing it would lay off more employees and drop three of its seven aircraft, NokScoot’s board of directors today voted to...
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Take a Ride in the ‘Covid-Free Tuk-Tuk’

The Metropolitan Electricity Authority and Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand donated Covid-19 protective screens to drivers of three-wheeled “tuk-tuk” motor vehicles serving tourist destinations. MEA...
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...
Bangkok Electric Buses Being Developed for BMTA Thailand Vehicles

MEA Inspects First Batch of Bangkok Electric Buses

Metropolitan Electricity Authority officials on Saturday took at look at the first electric buses being built for the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority. Manat Aroonvatanaporn, the...
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Set for Upgrade, Surat Thani Airport Ramps Up Flights

The King’s birthday holiday weekend has been a busy one at Surat Thani Airport which steadily has added flights after reopening in late April. All...
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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...
Thai Lion Air Jet Airline Thailand In Flight

Domestic Airlines Increasing Flights, Adding Routes

As Thailand comes to the end of its coronavirus lockdown, domestic airlines are ramping up service. Both Thai Lion Air and Thai Vietjet have gradually...
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Bankrupt Thai Airways Crashes into Sea of Red Ink

After losing money for eight of the past 11 years, Thai Airways International said Tuesday it will file bankruptcy and submit to a court-supervised restructuring that will result in the state flag carrier finally being privatized.
Thai Airways International 747 Plane

Entering bankruptcy, Thai Airways cancels another month of flights

Beleaguered Thai Airways International on Tuesday extended its suspension of flight operations for another month into June. The announcement came after the Civil Aviation Authority...
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...
Thai AirAsia jets last took off from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in September 2012. The airline will return there Aug. 1.

AirAsia to Return to Suvarnabhumi After 8 Year Absence

Thai AirAsia will restart domestic flights from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport in August to snap up budget travelers abandoned by NokScoot and Thai International...