Prayut calls in air force to help at immigration

Queue-busting plan faces legal hurdles

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday ordered the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) to help expedite immigration and customs processes to help reduce waiting times at airports.

It is the latest effort to streamline the process of entering the kingdom and reduce long queues for passengers arriving on international flights.

The Immigration Bureau is also seeking to amend the immigration law to exempt Thai nationals from filling out immigration documents known as TM.6 cards. It is not known at this stage when this will materialise.

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