Tag: Thailand

Red Flag Lifted From Thai Aviation Safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thai airlines can now add flights to the growing China, South Korea and Japan markets after the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization removed a red flag against Thailand over safety concerns, officials said on Monday. Thailand was downgraded in June 2015 after its regulator missed a deadline to resolve significant safety concerns, meaning that airlines […]

Royal Thai Police Becomes First H175 Operator In Asia Pacific

Reading Time: 1 minute The Royal Thai Police has received two H175 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters, making it the first in Asia Pacific to operate the newest rotorcraft. The Royal Thai Police will be using this super medium aircraft, equipped with the latest aircraft technology and capabilities, for VVIP transportation and various police missions. “We welcome the Royal Thai […]

Thailand Stops International Flights By 16 Of Its Carriers

Reading Time: 1 minute Thai authorities have blocked several airlines from flying internationally after they did not meet a deadline for having their air operator’s certificates (AOCs) reissued. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) had set Aug. 31 as the deadline for gaining new AOCs. Having all airlines inspected and reissuing AOCs is regarded as a crucial step […]

Thai Carriers Face Deadline For Recertification

Reading Time: 1 minute September is looming as a key milestone in Thailand’s effort to recertify all of its airlines with international service. Any Thai carrier that does not complete the recertification process and receive a new air operator’s certificate (AOC) by the end of August will have its international operations suspended, a spokesman for Civil Aviation Authority of […]

THAI AirAsia X Suspends Route Expansions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thailand-based low-cost, long-haul airline Thai AirAsia X (TAAX) will put off any route expansions until further notice, that is, until the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) lifts the red flag it has put on the country for the safety shortcomings in its aviation industry. ICAO’s red flag prevents Thai-based airlines from opening new routes, expanding […]

FL Technics Adds a PBH Customer From Thailand

Reading Time: 1 minute FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has started cooperation in a Power-by-Hour (PBH) program with a Thai cargo airline – K-Mile Asia. FL Technics will ensure continuous spare parts supply for the carrier’s Boeing 737 freighters. With two Boeing 737-400SF aircraft, K-Mile Asia operates air cargo charter flights […]

Boeing and Nok Air Partner for Humanitarian Aid Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Nok Air launched a special humanitarian aid mission to Thailand. With the help of the international non-profit organization Vital Voices, whose mission is to invest in and empower women leaders, the airline’s 22nd Next-Generation 737-800 will transport and deliver nearly 30 boxes full of relief items including clothes and school supplies. The items are […]

CAAT to Examine Thai-Registered Airline Finances

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) downgraded Thailand’s aviation safety rating to Category 2 at the beginning of December, 2015, its military government has been taking strides to rectify the situation. Yesterday it was announced that all Thai-registered airlines had to submit reports on their financial positions by March 31 or risk of having their […]