Cambodia seeks partners for planned Mondulkiri airport

Cambodia is looking for partners for the development of a planned airport in Mondulkiri province south of Sen Monorom town after PowerChina International Group Ltd (PIG) withdrew during the Covid-19 crisis and subsequent negotiations with other foreign companies fell through, according to a senior civil ...

Hin Pisei

SSCA eyes 300 weekly China flights

Cambodia and China appear to be pressing ahead with plans to raise the number of direct commercial flights between them to at least 300 per week, which private sector operators envisage will underpin strong growth in tourist flows from the Asian economic powerhouse. ...

May Kunmakara

Cambodia operates 494 flights a week

Cambodia received and operated 494 flights per week at its three airports in the first three months of this year, according to the preliminary data from the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA)—Cambodia’s regulatory and development agency for civil aviation activity and infrastructure. ...

Kang Sothear

Spending on capital’s new airport nears $700M: SSCA

Nearly $700 million has been spent on the new $1.5 billion Techo International Airport (TIA), the main construction work on which has reached 46 per cent as of March 31, motivated by positive tourism growth, according to a senior civil aviation official. ...

Rann Reuy

Main Siem Reap airport work ‘done by March’

Siem Reap Angkor International Airport (SAI) will be a major infrastructural feat that expands and improves the Kingdom’s air passenger and cargo services, bringing in more foreign tourists to fuel post-Covid-19 recovery in the industry. ...

May Kunmakara

New int’l airport nearly half complete as travel industry returns to life

Construction of a new airport that is slated to serve the capital has passed the 43 per cent completion mark, raising prospects for a proper recovery in the civil aviation and tourism sectors as international travellers return to the Kingdom in increasingly large numbers. ...

May Kunmakara

Most international flights from China

Around 25 international flights are entering and leaving Cambodia every week mostly from China, according to Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA).​ ...

Sok Chan

Authorities to compensate families over airport expansion

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation yesterday said it will continue to address the issue of compensation for the remaining seven families whose land is impacted by the expansion of Preah Sihanouk International Airport. It has already resolved the issue with 250 other affected families. The ...

Pech Sotheary

Government plans one of world’s biggest airports in Kandal

The Cambodian government has approved plans to build one of the world’s largest airports in Kandal province, though key actors have yet to work out the details and one economist noted yesterday that the current proposal may be short-sighted. ...

Hor Kimsay and Brendan O’Byrne

Small Planet granted local Air Operator's Certificate

The Kingdom’s aviation regulator yesterday granted an operator’s licence to Small Planet Airlines, allowing the Lithuanian-based leisure airline to operate flights from its new regional hub in Cambodia, civil aviation officials said. ...

Cam McGrath

Liftoff looms for the new Siem Reap airport

A new international airport for Siem Reap has come a step closer after a high-level technical working group was set up to work out the details. The government established the group after a proposal was submitted to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). ...

Chea Vannak

Families near airport push for land titles

About 600 families living next to Phnom Penh International Airport urged the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) yesterday to help speed up the process of giving them titles to their land. ...

Pech Sotheary

Airport audits end with positive hopes

Three officials from the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) finished 10-day security audits at two of Cambodia’s three international airports late last week leaving officials hopeful of a positive outcome. ICAO’s security audit team wrapped up its work at Phnom Penh International Airport and ...

Chea Vannak

Airports deemed ready for ICAO security audit

A spokesman for Cambodia’s aviation authority said yesterday that the Kingdom’s airports are “prepared and ready” for an audit by the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization that is set to commence on Thursday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Korea hands over aviation center

Three and a half years after signing a memorandum of understanding on the project, the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Cambodia handed over a $10.1 million aviation training center to the government yesterday. ...

Ven Rathavong

Coastal airport project gets nod

The Chinese developer behind a massive $3.8 billion tourism project being built in Koh Kong province has confirmed that it is ready to begin construction on a new international airport to serve the coastal resort and company’s related developments, though declined to reveal the investment ...

Kali Kotoski and Hor Kimsay

Chinese moot airline school

Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines is in discussions with the government to open an airline pilot training school in Cambodia, as well as expand its flights to the Kingdom, and even start a tour company, according to an official from the national aviation authority. ...

Sok Chan

Thailand drops quotas on flights to Cambodia

Thailand has dropped its seat quota on commercial flights to Cambodia after its government approved the removal of the restrictions in accordance with an aviation agreement between the two countries signed in May. The approval comes months after Cambodia did the same, liberalising air travel ...

Cheng Sokhorng

VietJet set to resume flights to Siem Reap

Vietnamese budget airline VietJet will re-launch flights to Cambodia at the end of October following a six-month halt in the service due to unspecified market issues, an aviation official said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Fifth freedom to open Kingdom’s airspace

The National Assembly yesterday approved a draft law on the implementation of the fifth freedom of the air, a commercial aviation right that grants airlines the privilege of using Cambodian airports as a stop-over on scheduled flights between their home country and another country. ...

Hor Kimsay

Phnom Penh to get new $23 million domestic airport terminal

A Malaysian company will begin construction on a new domestic terminal at Phnom Penh International Airport soon, at a cost of about $23 million, the firm announced in a filing to the Malaysian stock exchange on Wednesday. ...

Kang Sothear and Peter Ford

PAL looks to operate direct flight to Cambodia

Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to enter Cambodian skies for the first time with the launch of a direct flight from Manila, aviation officials said yesterday, though whether the airline will serve Phnom Penh or Siem Reap has yet to be decided. ...

Cam McGrath

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