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TAA grounds commuter plan

Service considered not worth the effort

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Thai AirAsia (TAA) has scrapped a plan to diversify into commuter services that offer short-distance and interprovincial routes using turboprop aircraft. 

"We've taken a hard look at the plan and found it not interesting to engage," chief executive Tassapon Bijleveld told the Bangkok Post.

Thailand's largest budget carrier earlier this year studied the possibility of establishing a commuter carrier, also termed a regional airline.

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