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  • PM jumpstarts high-speed trains

    27 Feb 2015 : After taking high-speed trains in China and Japan, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is considering bringing faster rail service to Thailand.

  • THAI flight hits air pocket, 11 injured

    26 Feb 2015 : A Thai Airways International plane en route from Japan to Thailand hit an air pocket on Thursday, injuring 11 people.

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  • pollution

    Airport noise case rejected

    11 Feb 2015 : The Administrative Court on Tuesday dismissed an environmental and noise pollution case concerning Suvarnabhumi airport filed by residents against the Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) and state agencies.

  • transport

    Provincial bus operator enters taxi trade

    11 Feb 2015 : An inter-provincial bus operator, Nakhonchai Air Co, is going into the taxi business.

  • aviation

    TAAX to kick off Sapporo route in May

    11 Feb 2015 : Thai AirAsia X (TAAX) is sharpening its focus on Japan with the launch of its third route linking Bangkok with Sapporo.

  • Suvarnabhumi noise lawsuit tossed

    10 Feb 2015 : The Central Administrative Court on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit filed by residents living near Suvarnabhumi airport who sought a ban on night-time flights and compensation for noise pollution.

  • Air regulator downplays possible Thai airline blacklisting

    10 Feb 2015 : The head of the Department of Civil Aviation Tuesday downplayed a report that a United Nations’ aviation agency may downgrade Thailand’s air-safety rating, acknowledging there were some problems, but saying any issues would be quickly addressed.

  • Thai bus firm challenges Uber

    10 Feb 2015 : Imagine this. With a few taps and swipes on your smartphone, a brand-new hybrid Toyota Prius will rush to your door, with a polite, smiling chauffeur who never turns you down or asks for extra charges when you name your destination.

  • Thai AirAsiaX adds Sapporo route

    10 Feb 2015 : Budget long-haul carrier Thai AirAsiaX will launch a daily direct flight between Bangkok and Sapporo, Japan, ending a monopoly enjoyed by national carrier Thai Airways International for more than two years.

  • Speeding bus crashes at checkpoint

    10 Feb 2015 : A speeding interprovincial bus was severely damaged when it ran into the back of a 10-wheeler truck queueing at a checkpoint on the Asian Highway in Bang Pa-in district of Ayutthaya province on Tuesday morning.

  • 2 Thai carriers to share new terminal

    10 Feb 2015 : Thai Airways International (THAI) and Bangkok Airways may have the planned new passenger terminal at Suvarnabhumi airport all to themselves.

  • transport

    Govt mulls 1 baht private bus fare hike

    10 Feb 2015 : The Transport Minister is considering allowing privately-run bus operators in Bangkok to raise their fares by one more baht in addition to the one baht fare hike which goes into effect on Tuesday.

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