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The president of the Airports of Thailand authority (AoT) told reporters last week passenger departure taxes would not be increased. Jintana Sirisamaporn confirmed the fees added to tickets for passengers departing from the six airports under the AoT’s jurisdiction would remain pegged for the time being.
According to media sources in London, the capital city of Vietnam will probably be added to the calendar of Grand Prix Formula 1 racing. An unnamed person close to the negotiations told journalists the F1 Promoters Association had agreed in principle to the addition of Vietnam but still needed to iron out the details.
Local authorities say an under construction airport giving access to the far south of Thailand should be finished by the end of 2019. Betong Airport is being built in Yala Province and the local Chamber of Commerce boss says work is progressing at a good pace.