UTapaoPattaya International Airport

Air Asia opens South Pattaya office

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 14:50
Discount airline Air Asia opened an office in Pattaya, giving flyers another way to book travel plans usually managed only online or via telephone. The customer service center at the Tesco-Lotus mall in South Pattaya is the carrier’s 12th branch in Thailand. While some travel agents...
Regional Thai airline Solar Air this month will begin flights to Bangkok, Chumphon and Siam Reap, Cambodia from U-Tapao-Pattaya International Airport.
Construction crews are expected to break ground on the new passenger terminal for U-Tapao-Pattaya International Airport in December, aiming to open a new, modern facility for Pattaya by next summer.

Miss Thailand 2000 joins flood-relief effort

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 14:47
A former Miss Thailand was among the volunteers who packed 7,000 bags of emergency relief supplies for a royally backed foundation to aid flood victims.
A historic breakdown of air-traffic control systems at Bangkok’s main airport put U-Tapao-Pattaya International Airport into the role of emergency backup again, with some flights destined for Suvarnabhumi International diverted to Sattahip.
Miss Thailand Universe was among the volunteers who packed 6,500 bags of emergency relief supplies for a royally backed foundation to aid flood victims.
HRH Princess Soamsawalee again organized another disaster-relief mission, this time sending 2,240 bags of supplies to victims in Thailand’s flood-stricken south.
HRH Princess Soamsawalee dipped into her private funds to pay for 5,000 bags of relief supplies for Thais affected by the violent border dispute with Cambodia.