Airports of Thailand has given approval to ASA to develop the country’s first world-class fixed-base operation (Fbo) at Phuket International Airport.

The state-of-the-art terminal and business centre will accommodate more passengers every year and is expected to be complete by 2010.

The FBO will serve aircraft operators, passengers and aircrew with a range of professional services for business and private flights, including customised solutions for VIP, diplomatic and large aircraft operations.

ASA will provide VIP security services, non-scheduled business aircraft charter services, concierge services, over-flight and landing clearances, in-flight catering, aircraft marshalling, parking and fuel.

ASA also offers aircraft valet, hangarage, security, customs and immigration, passenger and baggage handling, limousine transfers and hotel accommodation.