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2014-05-21 04:20:08

Efficiency of 737 supports Nok Air's low-cost model BANGKOK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Nok Airlines Public Company Limited (Nok Air) finalized an order today for eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s. Nok Air also announced that it intends to convert one of the 737-800s into a 737 MAX at a later date. "The 737 is the backbone of our fleet and has fueled our growth over the past 10 years," said Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air. "This order is a...

2014-02-12 00:20:20

Efficiency of 737 supports Nok Air's low-cost model SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Nok Airlines Public Company Limited (Nok Air) announced today from the Singapore Airshow a commitment to order eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s. The commitment, valued at $1.45 billion at list prices, will establish Nok Air as the first airline in Thailand to operate the 737 MAX. Boeing will work with the Bangkok-based airline to finalize the details...

2014-01-29 00:20:16

BANGKOK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intense competition from entry of new players in to the market, struggling national carrier and volatile political climate is impacting Thailand Aviation immensely in the short term. And given the imminent impact of ASEAN agreement, the time lost at this juncture could be critical for Thailand businesses. Ravi Madavaram, Aerospace & Defense consultant from Frost & Sullivan said that, "ASEAN has triggered a mad rush by different airlines...

2008-08-26 06:00:39

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 26 August [Report by Post Reporters: "Chirmsak sues Nok Air, says its security lax"] Former Bangkok senator Chirmsak Pinthong yesterday sued the director of Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial airport and the budget airline Nok Air for negligence over alleged lax security. The former senator's suit was the first to be filed with the newly-established Consumer Court set up under the 2008 Consumer Case Procedures Act which took...

2008-08-12 00:00:30

HYDERABAD: A Bangalorebound flight had an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International airport at Shamshabad immediately after it took off on Saturday. A Jet Airways flight from Hyderabad to Bangalore with about 100 passengers took off from the international airport. As the pilot observed that the emergency hatch of the flight was not in place, he immediately landed the plane. Later, the flight left for Bangalore after officials conducted all checks. (c) 2008 The Times of India....

2008-07-21 12:00:54

By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 16--The founder of One-Two-Go Airlines is taking a long, hard look at the possibility of ceasing the budget carrier's flight operations in a damage-control exercise at a time of skyrocketing fuel prices and declining traffic demand. Udom Tantiprasongchai told the Bangkok Post that he was seriously pondering whether to ground One-Two-Go "temporarily" on mounting cost pressures and poor business outlook. "I'm not lying to...

2008-06-24 02:29:59

By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 20--Far-reaching implications of any drastic decision are holding back leaders of Nok Airlines from determining the fate of the budget carrier, which has been hit hard by high fuel prices and falling traffic. Top management executives representing the airline and major shareholder Thai Airways International (THAI) are due to meet again early next week to make a final decision, following up on earlier talks held on June 10....


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