South East Asia Industry News

[ Thailand ] The Minister for Transport, Thailand, stated a new investment plan of 8 mega projects with a cost of ‎$3.9 billion.
20 November 2017
What's more, the government's implementation of its investment in megaprojects and infrastructure development, including the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), is now attracting investors from several countries, including Japan.
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[ Indonesia ] Panglima Jenderal Soedirman Airport in Purbalingga to become commercial airport
20 November 2017
State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II) together with Central Java Provincial Administration recently signed an MoU agreement to develop Panglima Jenderal Soedirman Airport in Wirasaba Village, Bukateja District, Purbalingga Regency to become a commercial airport.
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[ Philippine ] NAIA out of ‘worst airports’ list, 4 others among best in Asia
17 November 2017
MANILA, Philippines — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is no longer included in the top 20 worst airports in the world and the top five worst airports in Asia in 2017.
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[ Philippine ] FDC, JG Summit to bid for Clark airport developmen
17 November 2017
MANILA, Philippines — Two powerhouse conglomerates have teamed up to bid for the long-term development of the Clark International Airport, touted as the Philippines next major gateway to the congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
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[ Indonesia ] Angkasa Pura II enhances business with digital strategy
15 November 2017
State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura II (AP II) is shifting its digital strategy from focusing on improving customer service and work efficiency to business enhancement.
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[ Vietnam ] Site Clearance, Land Compensation for Long Thanh Airport Will Require $1bn
15 November 2017
The Vietnamese government plans to reclaim 5,585 hectares of land and relocate 15,500 people to make way for Long Thanh Airport.
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[ Indonesia ] Airport operator to build Soekarno-Hatta II
10 November 2017
State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II) has said it plans to construct Soekarno-Hatta International Airport II in Tangerang, Banten, to accommodate the increasing number of passengers and planes, kompas.comreported over the weekend.
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[ Indonesia ] Angkasa Pura (AP) II said earlier that the development of the third runaway was urgent because of high aircraft activity.
10 November 2017
Angkasa Pura unable to acquire land for Soekarno-Hatta's third runway
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[ Indonesia ] The construction of the airport at Bintan Riau Islands is expected to be complete in 2019 with the target of being operational in 2020.
10 November 2017
State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura (AP) II will manage the special airport whose construction was initiated by integrated resort developer Bintan Resort Cakrawala in 2012.
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[ Indonesia ] Angkasa Pura II to own shares in West Java airport
10 November 2017
PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a shares purchase agreement for PT Bandara Internasional Jawa Barat (BIJB), the owner of Kertajati International Airport in West Java which is currently under construction.
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News Archive

[ Thailand ] Airports of Thailand is revising its plan for a second airport in Chiang Mai.
[ Vietnam ] Saigon airport named among the world's best for a sleepover
[ Vietnam ] Transport ministry has hired a French consulting firm to work on a project to enlarge Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City following instructions from the government.
[ Indonesia ] Kertajati Tops Off Terminal Structure, Readies for 2018 Operations
[ Singapore ] Changi Airport's T4 off to a smooth start
[ Cambodia ] PM announces new airport in Siem Reap
[ Malaysia ] Airports records 11.4m passengers in August
[ Thailand ] The Department of Airports will open bidding for its regional airports development projects -- valued at 8.8 billion baht -- this year, department director-general Darun Sangchai said.
[ Singapore ] A peek at airports of the future: Automated check-in, face scans and robot baggage handlers.
[ Thailand ] Hat Yai Airport construction of a parking garage with a capacity of 2,800 cars and a warehouse building for cargo with an area of 1,800 square meters are in the 2026 plan
[ Thailand ] The landscape of the airline catering business at Phuket airport is undergoing a transformation with Bangkok Air Catering Co (BAC) breaking up a long-standing monopoly.
[ Indonesia ] Indonesia Has Two of the World's Best Airports
[ Combodia ] Timeframe set for Siem Reap airport construction
[ Vietnam ] Prime Minister okays hiring of foreign consultants for Tan Son Nhat airport expansion
[ Vietnam ] Tan Son Nhat in urgent of need of expansion
[ Thailand ] Funding allocated to expand Khon Kaen, Krabi airports.
[ Singapore ] On 25 July 2017, Changi Airport in Singapore unveiled its new Terminal 4 (T4)
[ Thailand ] Bangkok Air Catering (BAC) Phuket started operations on 15 June 2017
[ Indonesia ] PT Angkasa Pura II is closing all duty free operations in Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Terminal 2 (T2) as the operator readies itself to move all international flights to the new Terminal Three Ultimate (T3U).
[ Vietnam ] Vietnam’s Transport Ministry has chosen a lotus-inspired design for a new terminal at Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai.
[ Thailand ] Suvarnabhumi Airport test automated immigration with Singaporeans.
[ Thailand ] Buri Ram airport upgrade gets approval
[ Vietnam ] Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport (MoT) has said that it would seek the government’s permission to continue selling the stakes of state-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to “strategic investors”.
[ Indonesia ] Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air is to open a private airport and MRO facility on Bintan Island, with financial backing from Singapore’s Gallant Venture Ltd.
[ Thailand ] Thai Airways International (THAI) has said that it is set to unveil ‘the world’s No. 1 MRO Centre” by the year 2021.
[ SINGAPORE ] The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with GomSpace
[ Philippines ] The Government is committed to complete the PHP 12.55 billion Clark International Airport (CRK) passenger terminal by 2019.
[ Philippine ] Government said that it would offer investors in July 2017 the PHP 12.55 billion Clark International Airport Expansion Project that will be the test for a ‘hybrid’ financing scheme that mixes official development assistance (ODA
[ Singapore ] Changi Airport Group (CAG) has unveiled the latest design details for its new Canopy Park concept, one of three main attractions located in its Jewel mixed-use complex at Changi Airport in Singapore.
[ PHILIPPINES ] The Department of Transportation (DOTr) abruptly terminated a plan to auction off to the private sector the operations and modernization of five regional airports
[ Malaysia ] Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Malaysia is expecting to spend up to MYR 150 million (about USD 35 million) over the next few years to upgrade and improve its baggage-handling efficiency, according to local media reports
[ Laos ] The country is in need of four new international airports
[ Indonesia ] Indonesia has invited private companies to take part in developing airports because of limited funds in the state budget
[ Thailand ] AOT to invest approx. USD 11 billion in 6 airports development
[ SINGAPORE ] The Changi East project "Terminal 5"
[ Indonesia ] The Indonesian Government’s plan to build a large-scale airport in North Bali
[ Vietnam ] The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAA) will co-operate in May 2017 with the US FAA to conduct an assessment of the CAA’s capacity to oversee safety in accordance with ICAO standards.