A group of seven Thai airlines are seeking slotxo ดาวน์โหลด a combined 5 billion baht (US$152.16 million) in low interest loans from the Thai government to help weather the effects of the coronavirus crisis, the Thai Airlines Association said on Wednesday (Jul 21).
The seven airlines had initially requested US$770 million in soft loans, but had not received government support.
"We have reduced the request from last year and the 5 billion baht will only cover employment and doesn't include leases, jet fuel and other expenses," Thai Airlines Association president Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth told reporters.
The latest request was around a fifth of the amount the group had previously sought. A Thai government spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Travel and tourism has collapsed in Thailand due to the pandemic with Thai Airways undergoing business rehabilitation and low cost carrier NokScoot, entering liquidation last year.