BANGKOK, 18 January 2017: Association of Thai Travel Agents’ member companies handled 5,377,843 travellers, January to December, last year, at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports representing a 3.04% increase from 5,219,066 in 2015. ATTA released its data, last week, based...
BANGKOK, 18 January 2017: Thailand’s Minister of Transport has assigned Aeronautical Radio of Thailand to raise the standard of aviation and boost flights to 2.7 million by 2032. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith met with executives of AEROTHAI to present his...
BANGKOK, 17 January 2017: Thailand’s outbound travel market will generate 9.1 million trips, annually, over the next five years, according to Mastercard’s latest report, Future of Outbound Travel in Asia Pacific 2016 to 2021. According to the report, Thailand is...
BANGKOK, 16 January 2017: Peach Aviation, a Japanese low-cost airline, will introduce a new route connecting Bangkok and Okinawa in Japan next month. The carrier will launch daily flights from Okinawa to Bangkok starting 19 February and from Bangkok to Okinawa...
PATTAYA, 13 January 2017: Thailand’s Marine Department confirmed, Wednesday, the official launch date of the Pattaya-Hun Hin ferry service has been postponed until February due to poor weather conditions. It was due to be launched 12 January following earlier delays...
BANGKOK, 11 January 2017: TMB Bank’s think-tank unit, TMB Analytics, says tourism will be a key driver to boost the country’s economy this year. The bank's analytics said travel and tourism will expand the local economy despite the crackdown on zero-dollar...

Fares fit for a flood

BANGKOK, 11 January 2017: Local media in Thailand is taking low-cost airlines to task for allegedly fleecing passengers who were stranded in flood stricken South Thailand. Thai Rath, a leading Thai language newspaper, led the attack with AirAsia and Nok...
SURAT THANI, 11 January 2017: South of Thailand continued to suffer flash floods and widespread inundation, as rainfall persisted in the region Tuesday. According to the National News Bureau of Thailand, the Command Centre for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation confirmed...
SATUN, 10 January 2017: Thailand’s Department of National parks has closed two popular tourists island, Tarutao and Adang, due to high tides and rough seas. Thailand’s National News Bureau quoted the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation saying...

PG flies daily to Danang

BANGKOK, 10 January 2017: Bangkok Airways reports it will increase its Danang flights to daily effective 2 February. The increase comes less than a year after it introduced a Bangkok-Danang flight. The current service operators four times a week on Monday,...