The government is concerned about the auction of duty-free shops (Duty Free). The airport is monopolized, ordered to review, along with finding the appropriate way immediately.
Today (15 Mar 62), Lieutenant General Virasukonthorn Phathiam, Deputy Prime Minister’s spokesman, revealed that General Prayut Chan-ocha, Prime Minister, acknowledged the guidelines for commercial space auctions at Suvarnabhumi Airport And duty free shop areas Or duty free of Suvarnabhumi Airport, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Hat Yai, where AOT chooses to use a single contract auction model And collect all 4 duty free airports as a single contract, stating that
“the government has listened to concerns from many parties Especially monopoly issues Therefore wanting the AOT Board of Directors and AOT executives to review such auctions Taking into account the social concerns and the benefits that AOT and the nation will receive in all aspects, “the
Prime Minister emphasized. The government will find the right way. To ensure fairness and maximum benefit By assigning the Ministry of Transport to monitor, supervise and join the best practices with AOT by urgently
Source: Royal Thai Government