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Phuket Seeking To Upgrade Five More International Airports

A few years ago, the answer the demand for more hotel rooms in Phuket, many developers opened accommodations in the island including https://www.novotelphuketkamala.com/ which is currently one of the most booked. To further improve its tourism industry, Phuket is planning to upgrade more international airports around the resort island.

Next week is one of the most anticipated events in Phuket known as the Third Global Aviation Cooperation Symposium to be attended by members of ICAO or International Civil Aviation Organisation. It serves as a gathering for those who are in the aviation department because they will tackle the most pressing issues in the aviation of Thailand. Authorities who will be coming to the event are proposing to request the United Nation agency to grant the endorsement of five additional airports in Phuket serving international routes.

During the same event in Phuket, local authorities want to ask for the recognition from the International Civil Aviation Organisation so that the UdonThani airport will be promoted as the latest international airport in the country.

The symposium will last for three days starting on July 22 and will end on July 24. The reason why the event was organized is partly due to the potential that was seen by ICAO with regards to the aviation sector of Thailand. This piece of information was disclosed by Chula Sukmanop, the current chief of the CAAT or Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand.

It was in 2017 when ICAO imposed a red flag on Thailand’s aviation because it did not comply with the international standards with regards to safety concerns. Mr. Chula said that they are not stopping here since they are still trying to improve. In fact, CAAT is planning to request for the endorsement of ICAO in order for them to upgrade five airports including Samui, Krabi, Hua Hin, Surat Thani and UdonThani.

More tourists are recorded to have visited https://www.novotelphuketkamala.com/ which means many are planning to visit Phuket in the coming months. Mr. Chula wanted to make sure that they are complying with the international standards for aviation in order to avoid being red flagged for the second time.

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