CAAT green light for Thai airlines

July 26, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 26 July 2017: Thai Smile and Thai Lion Air has received AOC Re-Certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, last Thursday, that complies with ICAO’s standards.

CAAT’s general director, Chula Sukmanop, said Thai Smile and Thai Lion Air are the seventh and eighth carriers to be regain their AOCs, based on compliance guidelines issued by ICAO.

The first six re-certified airlines were Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways International, NokScoot, Thai AirAsia X and Nok Air. Read more

Thai AirAsia first low-cost airline to recertify.

April 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, Lens Lines, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 24 April 2017: Thai AirAsia has received AOC Re-Certification of its ICAO standard from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, last week.

Minister of Transport, Arkhom Termpittayapaisit, chaired the presentation joined by Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand director general, Chula Sukmanop. Read more

Vietnam to recognise quality tourism

January 23, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

HANOI, 23 January 2017: Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will conduct an audit of all tourist destinations in the country and announce results once annually that will identify improvements in quality.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, will set the criteria to evaluate tourist sites as well as to honour and encourage service providers who improve quality with a ranking.

The decision was signed on 28 December, last year, by Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien and went into force from that date. Read more

The Mark wins marks with Lao restaurants

September 30, 2016 by  
Filed under Laos PDR, News

LUANG PRABANG, 30 September 2016: The Mark Luang Prabang is refining its process to reach a growing number of Lao-operated restaurants wanting to enroll in the international food safety and hygiene certification programme.

When Lanith Luang Prabang director, Chounlachan Phengdy, who manages The Mark, joined the programme in June, she discovered several Lao business owners and managers, previously uninterested in The Mark, wanted to participate.

“They now understand The Mark is not just an award to put on their counters, but it represents a procedure that follows international standards on how to operate a kitchen and cook safe food for the guests,” she said. Read more