A plan to set up Thai Smile Airways Co as a subsidiary of Thai Airways International has been sent back to the national carrier by the Transport Ministry for further study.
Deputy Transport Minister Prin Suwanatat said after a meeting with THAI executives on Thursday that THAI was ordered to give more details of the plan and resubmit it to a meeting next week.
The ministry's main concern was its affect on the revenue of THAI as Thai Smile plans to launch or take over some domestic and regional destinations from its parent.
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