• Ari Ketola

Airport College Roadshow in Thailand, May 2022

This week we met several aviation industry players in Thailand and wanted to share these news items with you.


After a long period of COVID-19 Pandemic, it's again possible to travel to Thailand without the to quarantine. We took this opportunity and decided to run a road show in Thailand to meet our clients, business partners and stakeholders.


Panyapiwat Institute of Management (PIM)


A warm thank you to the Panyapiwat Institute of Management (PIM) team. It was our pleasure to meet you all and learn about your organisation, magnificent campus and educational programs.

Siam Choksawangwong, Vice President, CP ALL PCL and Peerapong Hirunviriya, Vice President for student Development and Recourse Management, PIM, Dr. Usanee Kulintomprasert, PIM and their team together with Ari Ketola, COO and Pertti Mero, CEO from Airport College International Ltd.

Panyapiwat Institute of Management (PIM)

is a higher education establishment in Thailand. It was founded in 2007 by CP All PCL, the retail arm of the Thai conglomerate and the country's operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores. The institute specialises in work-based learning, and serves as a feeder of personnel for CP's businesses and Aviation.

News from the Market


Labor shortage is an industry-wide problem in Thailand

According to the discussions, airlines, ground handling companies and freight forwarders are struggling with labor shortages when reopening flights and other operations after pandemic.

Thailand hopes to see flights to double after Test & Go is gone

Significant increase expected in both international and domestic flights

Thai AirAsia X plans to restart scheduled passenger operations

Thai Airways International teams up with PTT to develop cargo services

Thanks to Embassy of Finland


A special thanks to H.E. Mr. Jyri Järviaho, the Ambassador of Finland to Thailand, Mr. Kai Tuorila, Counsellor (Trade and Investment) and Ms. Teeranuch Richiravanich, Office Administrator, Team Finland. Thank you for your tremendous support and assistance. We are very grateful.


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Please send me an email to get more information.

With best regards, Pertti pertti.mero@airportcollege.com