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NCPO lukewarm to AoT's urban centre proposal

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The multibillion-baht scheme proposed by Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) to turn parts of its airports into urban centres has met with a tepid response from the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) 

The junta regards the project, known as Airport City, as a real estate development venture that may distract AoT from its core mission of running airports.

"They don't seem to understand the concept behind it and view it as AoT venturing into a business it is not supposed to do and has no expertise in running professionally," said an AoT insider who asked to remain anonymous.

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