16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments

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16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:25 pm

16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments
September 05, 2017
By THE NATION
SIXTEEN airlines registered in Thailand have failed safety and related regulatory assessments conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), requiring them to suspend operations until they get new Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs), as authorities enforce stricter rules in accordance with requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

The ICAO is due to send delegates to inspect Thailand’s new aviation safety regulatory system later this month or in early October, after which the agency is expected to consider lifting its “red flag”, which was imposed in 2015 due to safety concerns.

According to a government committee chaired by Deputy Premier Prawit Wongsuwan, Thai authorities had already issued AOCs to nine airlines under the new regulatory system, while another 11 airlines were in the process of applying for AOCs.

As a result of failing to pass the CAAT’s assessments, all 16 airlines were ordered to suspend their service as of last Friday, in line with the ICAO’s regulations.
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Re: 16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments

Post by timmydownawell » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:44 am

This article omits one pertinent piece of information, yet I can't quite put my finger on it...
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Re: 16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments

Post by phuketrichard » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:58 am

??? SO there are no flights anywhere in the country???
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_a ... f_Thailand

is this what they mean by Fake news??
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Post by phuketrichard » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:14 pm

all the major ones < (thai ,nok, airasia, smile, Bangkok airlines, orient thai, thai lion, thai viet jet) are all still flying, ( there's ONLY 10 commercial airlines)
so which ones are not???

Maybe no fake news but definitely misdirection news.... :beer3:
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Post by Barang_doa_slae » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:29 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:14 pm
all the major ones < (thai ,nok, airasia, smile, Bangkok airlines, orient thai, thai lion, thai viet jet) are all still flying, ( there's ONLY 10 commercial airlines)
so which ones are not???

Maybe no fake news but definitely misdirection news.... :beer3:

Wouldn't small charter companies also be called airlines? If so no surprise about the number as there is no fucking way Thai gouvernement ever grounds Thai Airways even when it safety shortcomings are often finger pointed.
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Post by Username Taken » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:42 pm

Maybe the Royal Thai Air Force.
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Re: 16 Thai airlines suspend their operations after failing safety assessments

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:43 am

only 2 really are affected that would inconvenience passengers..

Orient Thai Airlines and rising budget firm Thai Vietjet Air.
......The two airlines were not immediately available for comment
The others are Mjets, K-Mile, Jet Asia Airways, AC Aviation, Siam Land Flying, Asia Atlantic, VIP Jets, HS Aviation, Advance Aviation and Skyview Airways.

.....The measure affected 12 airlines, although together they account for just 2% of the market, and so will have little impact on the country's tourism-dependent economy
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http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/new ... d-airlines
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