|UPDATE : 9 December 2010|
| The Transport Ministry has kicked off the 2010 Civil Aviation Exhibition to promote His Royal Highness the Crown Prince's aviation expertise and mark the 100th anniversary of Thai aviation. |
Earlier this morning, Transport Minister Sophon Sarum presided over the opening ceremony of this year's Civil Aviation Exhibition, celebrating a century of aviation in the Kingdom and promoting His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn's aviation expertise at Don Muang Airport.
The transport minister said the exhibition was organized under the collaboration between the Civil Aviation Department, the Airports of Thailand, the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand and the Civil Aviation Training Center.
Sophon added that the exhibition will give the public a chance to learn more about aeronautics and aviation.
As for plans to utilize Don Muang Airport, Sophon said related agencies have scheduled a meeting to discuss the issue next week.
Airports of Thailand President Serirat Prasutanond said the exhibition was part of the plan to utilize Don Muang Airport for events.
Attractions include an exhibition on His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn's piloting expertise and the100th anniversary exhibition of Thai Aviation.
There will also be air shows at terminals 1 and 2, as well as the display of the Miss Siam plane, the first ever private aircraft in Thailand, aerobatic performances, and static air shows of more than 86 aircrafts.
Those who attend the exhibition will be able to purchase plane tickets at discount prices starting from today to December 11 from 9 AM to 4 PM at Don Muang Airport.