[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] Phuket airport expects 21 million passengers throughout next year

PHUKET, 6 October 2016 (NNT) – Phuket international airport expects to accommodate at least 21 million domestic and international passengers throughout next year due to the constantly growing tourism sector. Phuket airport director Thani Chuangchoo disclosed that Phuket is a fast-growing tourist destination with more than 15 million arrivals each year and most choose to…

[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…