Thai AirAsia first low-cost airline to recertify.

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.

Thai AirAsia has received AOC Re-Certification of its ICAO standard from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) with Mr Arkhom Termpittayapaisit, Minister of Transport, chairing and witnessing the bestowment by Mr Chula Sukmanop, Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, upon Mr Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of Thai AirAsia.
From left to right: Chula Sukmanop, Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister of Transport and Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of Thai AirAsia.

Thai AirAsia CEO Tassapon Bijleveld received the certificate on behalf of the airline.

Tassapon said: “Thai AirAsia is determined to adhere to the highest international safety standards and  has for the past several months worked closely with CAAT to inspect and evaluate all of its systems until they were able to be re-certified and to reassert the airline as Thailand’s first low-fares carrier to gain certification.”

The programme bolsters confidence among air travel service providers and improves the image of Thailand’s airline industry as a whole, he said.