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Friday, 24 July 2015

Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Partners AirAsia

The Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has joined hands with Thai AirAsia to establish the Export Agricultural Products Quarantine One Stop Service at Don Mueang Airport with the aim of facilitating the speedy and efficient dispersion of goods across ASEAN and the world.

The center is expected to officially open for service in October 2015.

Airports of Thailand (AOT) has allotted space in Don Mueang International Airports Cargo Terminal 2 for the Export Agricultural Products Quarantine One Stop Service and has integrated relevant agencies such as the Customs Department and offices that inspect the export quality of agricultural products to serve the center.

After todays signing, the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and Thai AirAsia Plc. will begin full cooperation to establish the Export Agricultural Products Quarantine One Stop Service. We expect it to be complete within three months from the day Don Mueang Airport hands over the centers space and that it will be officially open for service this October, 2015 onward, said Mr. Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives.

Mr. Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO of Thai AirAsia, said, Thai AirAsia will be using the potential of our extensive network of destinations both domestic and across ASEAN and China as well as our high frequency of flights across all routes to the fullest. Presently, Thai AirAsia operates 27 international routes and 24 domestic routes, flying over 140 flights per day. We are confident we will be able to serve the needs of agricultural products exporters.

Thailand, Cargo, Freight, Thai AirAsia

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