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Thai carrier NokScoot heads into liquidation 5 years after launch

Budget airline follows Thai Airways in succumbing to coronavirus pandemic

NokScoot was established in 2014 and connects Thailand with such destinations as Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo, Taipei, Shenyang, Tianjin, Qingdao, Nanjing and Delhi. (Photo courtesy of NokScoot)

BANGKOK -- Low-cost international carrier NokScoot has become the second Thai airline to fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic after the company's board of directors voted for its liquidation Friday.

The Bangkok-based carrier's shareholders will deliberate the liquidation proposal at a general meeting to be held on July 14, according to Nok Airlines, the Thai majority owner of NokScoot.

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