Transport Ministry defers Thai Smile airline plan | Bangkok Post: Most recent

Most Recent >

Thai Smile plan hits air pocket

- +

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.

Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

2 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments