TAA second carrier to get licence re-certified by CAAT

Thai AirAsia passengers alight at Hat Yai Airport. TAA and Bangkok Airways are so far the only two airlines that have had their licences re-certified by the CAAT.

Thai AirAsia (TAA) had its licence re-certified by the Thai civil aviation authority in compliance with global safety standards.

Thailand's largest low-cost carrier has become the second Thai-registered airline to complete the re-certification of its air operator's certificate (AOC).

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) is due to officially extend the re-certified AOC to TAA today as the authority's AOC re-certification process progresses at a snail's pace due to a critical shortage of auditing officials and technical complications.

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