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BKK Airport Taxis Want 50% Fee Hike

SAMUT PRAKAN — Taxis at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Monday renewed their calls for higher fares and service fees, citing the rising cost of living.
Aircraft at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport in a July 2014 file photo. Photo: Barbara Walton / EPA

2.5B Baht to Fix Suvarnabhumi ‘Soft Spots’

BANGKOK — The national airport operator Wednesday said up to 2.5 billion baht will be spent to repair Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s taxiways next year.
Photo: Matichon

Some MRT Fares to Go Up 1 Baht From July

BANGKOK — The metro operator Friday said it would raise some fares by 1 baht starting July.

Mercedes VIP Taxis Roll Out in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Stuck in Bangkok traffic? Mai pen rai – as long as there’s Wi-Fi and a place to charge one’s phone.
Motorcycle taxis riders Thursday meet with representatives of ride-hailing services and transport officials at the 11th Army Military Circle in Bangkok.

Motosai OK with Apps if They Follow Same Rules

BANGKOK — Motorcycle taxis said Thursday they’re not completely opposed to ride-hailing services such as GrabBike but insist they must obey the law.
A win motosai burns her vest in protest on May 17 outside of Grab’s Bangkok offices.

Military Urges Motosai to Register with App – Any App

BANGKOK — A military unit overseeing motorcycle taxi services will encourage riders to register with private ride-hailing applications to ease conflict while new rules are being written.
Passengers queue for a check-in at Chiang Mai International Airport. Photo: Matichon

Chiang Mai, Phuket Second Airports Will Be ‘Great Help’

BANGKOK — The decision to build new airports at two top tourist destinations was welcomed by the head of the tourism department Friday as a means to support ever-growing tourist arrivals.
Manit Inpim and another disabled activist meet with Amorn Kitchawengkul, Bangkok deputy governor at BTS Phrom Phong station in 2016. Photo: Matichon

City Hall Approves 256M Baht For BTS Elevators

BANGKOK — A disabled activist Thursday welcomed City Hall’s budget approval to add more elevators to BTS Skytrain stations.
Motorcycle taxis Thursday burn a vest uniform at a protest in front of Grab’s Bangkok headquarters.

Moto Rally: Riders Demand Grab Play by the Rules

BANGKOK — Motorcycle taxis Thursday converged on the Bangkok headquarters of the largest ride-hailing service to demand it cease operating in violation of the law.

City Hall and Activists to Survey BTS Accessibility

BANGKOK — City officials must join the disabled activists suing them on a court-ordered inspection of BTS stations as part of a class-action lawsuit, one of the plaintiffs said Wednesday.

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