General Aviation of Thailand

Date : 24 September 2557
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General Aviation

General Aviation is the flight operation that is not an army aviation and normal commercial schedule flight for passengers and cargo. The size of aircraft type can be small as glider size or larger (for non-schedule or charter flights). General aviation also means commercial and non-commercial activities such as private and charter flight, training and familiarization flight, ambulance flight, aerial photography flight, parachuting flight and sporting flight etc.

In Thailand, general aviation can be categorized into two main types are:

1.    Private aircraft is currently permitted to operate in air navigation of private sector as well as other administrative agencies (except operating aircraft in air navigation in the military service, police service and other administrative agencies as specified in the Air Navigation Act B.E. 2497) by divided into:

>  Ultralight aircraft such as paraglider, paramotor and other aircraft types that reach  maximum weight when it takes off  not over 500 kilograms

>  Fixed wing aircraft that reach maximum weight when it takes off over 500 kilograms

>  Helicopter

To sum up private aircraft operating licenses issued, given on the 30 of January B.E. 2555 were totally 318 licenses.

>  Fixed private aircraft type and helicopter operating licenses were totally 170 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2547 was 1 license

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2549 were 2 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating licenses which given on B.E.2550 were 23 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating licenses which given on B.E. 2551 were 45 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating licenses which given on B.E. 2552 were 34 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2553 were 30 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2554 were 35 licenses

 

>  Ultralight private aircraft operating licenses gave a total of 148 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2550 were 9 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2551 were 20 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2552 were 41 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2553 were 50 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2554 were 27 licenses

-       Private aircraft operating license which given on B.E. 2555 was 1 license

 

2.    Operating commercial aircraft is a flight permission to whom that holds an Air Operating License to operate non-schedule flight air services in order to carry passengers or cargo by flying with fixed wing aircraft and helicopter, hot air balloon and also other types of flying, for example, parachuting flight and aerial advertising. Currently, there are 30 airline companies that have this aforementioned license.

1) AIR PHOENUX CO.,LTD

16) LEGACY AIR

2) H.S. AVIATION CO.,LTD

17) BANGKOK HELICOPTER SERVICES CO.,LTD

3) THAI FLYING SERVICES CO.,LTD

18) MINEBEA AVIATION

4) ROYAL SKYWAYS CO.,LTD

19) BANGKOK AVIATION LTD

5) SIAMLAND FLYING CO.,LTD

20) THAI AVIATION SERVICES LIMITED

6) AC AVIATION

21) HELILUCK AVIATION CO.,LTD

7) THAI REGIONAL AVIATION CO.,LTD

22) SFS AVIATION CO.,LTD

8) SOUTHWING (THAILAND) CO.,LTD

23) THAI FLYING HELICOPTER SERVICES CO.,LTD

9) SIAM AIR NET

24) S.E.A AVIATION COMPANY LIMITED

10) ADVANCE AVIATION CO.,LTD

25) J SMIT BREWERY COMPANY

11) JET A CO.,LTD

26) (NOT APPLICABLE) บริษัทฟัน ฟลายอิ้ง ไทยแอร์เซอร์วิส จำกัด

12) MJET LIMITED

27) SAKON-NAKHON SKY ADVENTURE

13) ASIAN AEROSPACE SERVICES LTD

28) (NOT APPLICABLE) บริษัทอัครดีไซน์ แอนด์ เดเวลอปเม็นท์ จำกัด

14) SKYVIEW AIRWAYS CO.,LTD

29) FLYING MEDIA CO.,LTD

15) SRIRACHA AVIATION

30) AERONAUTICAL RADIO OF THAILAND CO.,LTD


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