The national carrier of Thailand, Thai Airways International won two awards by The International Capital Market Association (ICMA). This result is an indicator of the high level of airline’s work.
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The main target of VietJet in the next year is the opening of yet unnamed Northeast Asian airline. It should greatly increase its competitiveness in Southeast Asia and especially in the Mekong region.
To ensure safety journeys for Thai and foreign passengers Transport Ministry of Thailand will supply all of 800 state buses with closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV).
Nok Air, one of the best low cost airlines in Thailand, has launched a big sale under the name “Travel Lover” for trips from November to March 2014 year. Discounted fares are able for domestic and regional flights.
The creation of a new airport in Laos' Xayaboury province is still in progress. Design and survey work were recently finished and the main construction work would start in the 2014 year.
Limited work of Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport, which has cut its working hours to serve the APEC Summit 2013’ members arrivals, has forced Air Asia to adjust its flight schedule on Bali.
Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport will stop its work for a specific time from 5 to 9 October, when Heads of State will visit the APEC Summit on the island. All airlines serving Bali were informed about the limitations in Ngurah Rai Airport’s work.
BMTA jointly with the Transport Ministry of Thailand are going to change the operation scheme of free buses and third-class trains in the Thai capital. In nearest future these privileges will be available only for low-income earners.
The national carrier of United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways has offered its first non-stop flights to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam since 1 October this year. The airline was motivated to launch new route by growing interest in Vietnam as a place for business travels and holidays.
Japan announced its intention to cooperate with Myanmar to upgrade Yangon train system in order to attract more passengers and to help ease the city’s traffic. According to Japanese experts Yangon circular railway is able to serves 3 million passengers a day instead of current 100,000.