Airlines in Thailand face bans over “significant concerns about the country’s aviation safety”

Airlines in Thailand Face Bans Over Safety Concerns – NYT, March 27, 2015
Thailand’s airlines are facing bans on new international flights and more inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged significant concerns about the country’s aviation safety, officials said on Friday.
The designation of Thailand as a “significant safety concern” has not been announced publicly by the aviation group, a United Nations agency, but governments were informed last week.
Japan has blocked new flights from Thailand since the decision, and South Korea is considering similar measures, officials said. Existing flights are not affected…

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2 Responses to Airlines in Thailand face bans over “significant concerns about the country’s aviation safety”

  1. Wiz says:

    Civil Aviation Dept flunks the new ICAO standard also exposes the sickness with the state of denial of Thai bureaucrat system – need major reform including throwing director of Civil Aviation Dept along with his cronies into prison cells as Japan, South Korea and Singapore are now going to prohibit Thai planes to come to their countries
    https://www.facebook.com/banyong.pongpanich/posts/368542393349066

  2. Wiz says:

    After the mess from Civil Aviation Dept, Big jin order the creation of National Institute of Civil Aviation on 1 April 2015 to review all the 29 new airlines which prop up since 2005 when it used to be 12 airlines while the ICAO grade of Civil Aviation Dept has been deteriorated from 80% to 35.6% – this has been done by Article 44 (Modern Day Article 17)
    http://www.thairath.co.th/content/490353

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