Business Air (Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi) was grounded by the DCA of Thailand. The DCA ordered Business Air to suspend all operations on January 16, 2015, leaving more than 1,000 passengers stranded. The company was unable to pay its unpaid bills.
The company started operations in December 2009.
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Update: Later in January 2015 Business Air was permitted by DGA to resume operations.
Copyright Photo: Ken Petersen/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 767-383 ER HS-BID (msn 24848) arrives back at the Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) base.
Nine Star Airways (9-air.com) (Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi) has opened its office in Bangkok. The new Thai charter company plans to operate two Airbus A320s on the following routes:
The company describes its mission:
Nine Star Airways is a Bangkok – based premium charter airline that is on a mission to make flying great with a modern fleet of Airbuses, attractive fares, top–notch service, and a host of fun, innovative amenities that are reinventing international and domestic air travel. All of Nine Star Airways aircraft come with standard interior fittings and in-flight entertainment systems. The airline’s management is lined up with some of the most talented and accomplished professionals available in this industry, and all of them are committed to building one of the best premium airlines in Asia. Nine Star Airways management is closely assisted by technical and operational experts who hold similar visionaries and passion in aviation business.
Nine Star Airways is confident new born airline with prospects of a strong and secure future. With a population of over 65 million and the new “Open Skies” agreement, Thailand currently ranks as one of the best markets in Asia; this, no doubt, provides a viable base for existing and new businesses, like us. Nine Star Airways holds great promise for further investment and investors who are prepared to think in the long term.