Security checkpoints at Suvarnabhumi are undergoing dramatic changes under a 155-million-baht makeover designed to remove the bottlenecks choking traffic at one of Asia’s busiest airports. When construction of the new “centralised security screen checkpoints” is completed in March of next year, security screening for outgoing passengers will get a significant boost. The service area will […]
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Suvarnabhumi Airport has moved into the world’s 10 busiest airports in terms of international passengers, underscoring its importance as a global hub.
In a move aimed at increasing traffic Thailand’s Department of Civil Aviation has created a one year waiver of landing fees for a number of tertiary airports in the country.
Passenger traffic at Suvarnabhumi Airport rose 9 per cent in the first seven months of the 2011 fiscal year to 40 million.
Passenger traffic through Thailand’s six main airports in January hit 5.47m, a historic monthly high, says the Airports of Thailand Plc. The surge was thanks to the global economic recovery, reduced political unrest and peak travel demand.
Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) management are scratching their heads as to why Suvarnabhumi Airport failed to secure a top spot as one of the world’s best in the latest polling. It will seek external expert advice to determine what went wrong and vows to work even harder to ensure that Suvarnabhumi climbs the customer […]
The 10 largest passenger airlines at Suvarnabhumi Airport yesterday signed an agreement with Airports of Thailand Plc that entitles them to landing-fee rebates for carrying more international passengers. Signatories of the agreement include Thai Airways International, Thai AirAsia, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Emirates and Singapore Airlines.
The Airports of Thailand, Thailand’s top airport operator posted a net profit of Bt717.26m for its fiscal 2009 ending Sep 30, 2009. For fiscal 4Q09, net loss came in at Bt752.39m, nearly doubling our loss forecast of Bt347.75m. (SET)
The Airports of Thailand, Thailand’s top airport operator said in a filing to the stock exchange yesterday that it received a statement of claim from the Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI), in which a joint venture led by the Italian-Thai Development (ITD) demanded it to pay Bt7,070.69m and 568.77m plus interests in compensation in connection with construction contracts of passenger […]
Don Mueang Airport could be reopened to full services as a second airport in Bangkok for economic reasons, Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij said yesterday. On the opening day of a two-day conference organised by Krungthep Turakij newspaper entitled “Thailand Tomorrow”, Korn said Don Mueang – which had been in service for more than 90 years before the opening of […]