Speedboat Shuttle Service

Airport-to-Patong speedboat shuttle service passes EIA

Date of Release: 
Mar 2 2016

PHUKET: The proposed project to offer a speedboat shuttle service from Phuket International Airport to Patong has passed the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), confirmed the governor today.

“We are glad to have the support of the central government for the ‘From the Boat to the Plane’ project,” said Phuket Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada. “It’s an excellent idea as an alternative transport solution for tourists.”

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Phuket east coast to airport speedboat taxi proposed

Date of Release: 
Mar 11 2016

PHUKET: The honorary consul to Phuket from Norway proposed on Wednesday that a speedboat taxi service be put in place along the island’s east coast, connecting Phuket International Airport with Chalong.

“There are very few options for locals and tourists to get from the airport to Chalong that are both convenient and affordable,” said Pornphan Sittichaivijit, the Royal Norwegian Honorary Consul for Phuket. “With no efficient form of public transportation, everyone is forced to buy a car or motorbike, which leads to heavier traffic congestion.”

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