Thai Airways Invests in Regional Maintenance at U-tapao Ravong Airport

Areepong Bhoocha-oom, chairman of the Thai Airways International’s board of directors has announced a joint investment for aircraft maintenance in the Ravong province in Thailand. The project aims to establish a regional aircraft maintenance centre at U-tapao Rayong Pattaya International Airport.
The idea is that regional aircraft within Thailand will be able to rely on a local maintenance facility. It will also offer MRO facilities to international customers.
While no investment budget figure has been released, this enterprise is expected to increase the profitability of Thai Airways.
Chairman Areepong Bhoocha-oom said that the company was beginning the process of identifying qualified partners to participate in the MRO venture.
U-tapao Airport in Revong province is working towards a significant expansion of its facilities to include a new passenger terminal and over 20,000 square metres dedicated to commercial activities.