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Ministry to lobby military for more air space

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The Transport Ministry will ask the military to free up more air space for commercial use to alleviate air traffic congestion, Deputy Transport Minister Prin Suwannathat says. 

The Aeronautical Radio of Thailand, which is in charge of air traffic control, has said air congestion is now reaching critical levels.

The number of flights a day in the first three months of the 2013 fiscal year was 1,735, compared with 1,575 in the same period the previous year.

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