Thai takeaways – Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi’s second terminal to proceed, but government is against expansion of Airports of Thailand

Thailand’s prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the government plans to proceed with the second terminal project at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International airport. The project is expected…..

Bangkok could soon get its third airport as Utapao redevelopment project gets to the bidding stage

The Royal Thai Navy, operator of Utapao Rayong-Pattaya International airport, recently unsealed tender bids for the USD9 billion redevelopment of the facility under the Thai…..

Japanese corporates to have new low-cost premium cabin option from 2020

Japanese corporate customers will have a new option for Bangkok and Seoul in 2020 as Japan Airlines (JAL) launches its new widebody LCC, Zipair Tokyo……

Bangkok’s second terminal gets go-ahead; considerable investment at both the city’s main airports

Airports of Thailand (AoT) has approved a second terminal for Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport. AoT will release three tenders in the coming months related to…..

Thai AirAsia X enters Australia market with Brisbane-Bangkok service. Is Avalon next?

AirAsia has selected Brisbane-Bangkok as its first route connecting Australia and Thailand, a surprise move given the LCC group does not currently have any services…..

ANA continues Southeast Asia expansion with selection of Bangkok and Singapore as first 787-10 routes

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is adding capacity to its two most popular Southeast Asian destinations, Bangkok and Singapore, as it introduces Boeing 787-10s, the largest…..

As WTTC publishes the world’s top ten cities by tourism market size, we bring an economic value of air transport parameter into the equation

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has published its 2018 City Travel & Tourism Impact report, which details 72 of the world’s most important…..

Thai Airways joins the premium economy trend with initial 777-200ER retrofit trial

Thai Airways has decided to introduce a premium economy product in 2019 starting with its 777-200ER fleet, an airline executive confirmed to a CAPA –…..

Airport Insight: Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Asian markets provide best value for money for long haul city breaks from Europe

A trio of Far Eastern cities have been named best value for a long haul city break in a new barometer of costs for holidaymakers…..