Published: Jul 28, 2021
SINGAPORE - Certain growth areas have been identified within the aviation industry, and the Government is trying to make sure the country captures these, Manpower Minister Tan See Leng said in Parliament on Tuesday (July 27).
Published: Mar 11, 2021
SINGAPORE - Personal and leisure travel will return from the second half of this year as borders reopen to tourists hungry to be free again and to reunite with families and friends, the director of the International Air Transport Association (Iata) said in an interview with The Straits Times.
Published: Jan 20, 2021
Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith has asked the Export-Import Bank of Thailand to find ways of providing credit to local airlines to help them counter the Covid-19 impact on the aviation sector.
Published: Jul 23, 2020
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has predicted that the aviation business will recover during the high tourist season, especially when international flights allow the return of Chinese tourists, even as domestic flights are on a positive trend.
Published: Jun 19, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the ground handling company of Cebu Pacific to lay off more than 1,000 employees, or a quarter of its workforce, in the single-largest retrenchment in the local aviation industry due to the health crisis.
Published: Jun 17, 2020
The move to allow wholly foreign-owned companies to manufacture aircraft and aircraft parts in Thailand will boost foreign investment in the country, said Kobsak Pootrakool, deputy secretary-general to the prime minister for political affairs.
Published: Apr 05, 2020
The sudden two-day complete flight ban imposed by civil aviation authorities have been frustrating for Thai families whose members are abroad and want to come home amid the Covid-19 pandemic.