State offers assistance to airlines

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The Bangkok Post

The government has pledged to extend assistance to airline operators affected by the outbreak of the Omicron variant. Speaking after meeting with Tony Fernandes, chief executive of AirAsia parent Capital A, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said Mr Fernandes called for lower airport, landing and parking charges, as well as easing of Covid-19 entry rules for arrivals under the Test & Go scheme. Mr Fernandes said existing rules for foreign tourists requiring RT-PCR tests on the first and fifth days of their stay add costs for travellers and result in a higher burden for hoteliers, accor… Read more about State offers assistance to airlines

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