[Thailand] Planned airport terminal could cause chaos: experts

Samart Ratchapolsitte, a former deputy Bangkok governor and engineer, discusses Suvarnabhumi Airport’s chance of becoming one of the world’s top three airports, at a seminar yesterday. Badly located Suvarnabhumi extension ‘may push gateway further down’ global rankings. CRITICS OF the controversial Suvarnabhumi Airport expansion project have warned that the country’s biggest international gateway could dip…

[Thailand] Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi airport sees US$4.3 billion expansion as arrivals rise

Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) is seen during dusk in Bangkok, Feb 20, 2018. (Photo: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha) BANGKOK: Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) plans to invest 140 billion baht (US$4.26 billion) to expand the country’s main airport as it expects an increase in passenger arrivals, a senior executive said on Monday (Oct 8). Suvarnabhumi airport will add a second satellite…

[Thailand] Suvarnabhumi Airport introduces self-service immigration kiosks

SAMUT PRAKARN, 16th September 2018 (NNT) – Hong Kong travelers can now pass through customs faster at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, using newly-introduced self-service immigration kiosks. Two automated passport control kiosks made their debut at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Saturday, welcoming travelers from Hong Kong. Getting through airport customs used to take 30-45 minutes. But with the…

[Thailand] $2.6b expansion plan for Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport to cope with tourists

State-owned Airports of Thailand Pcl will invest 63 billion baht (S$2.6 billion) in the third expansion phase of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi international airport.PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK (REUTERS) – Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) plans to invest 63 billion baht (S$2.6 billion) in the latest expansion of the country’s main airport in Bangkok, as the country tries to…

[Thailand] Airports of Thailand approves $1.3 bln for Suvarnabhumi expansion plan

BANGKOK, June 20 (Reuters) – Airports of Thailand’s (AOT) board approved an investment budget of 42.1 billion baht ($1.28 billion) for the expansion of Suvarnabhumi, Thailand’s main airport, the state-owned company said on Wednesday. The sum, still subject to cabinet’s approval, will be used for the long-delayed expansion of the international airport. AOT expects Suvarnabhumi…