Suvarnabhumi Airport

Phuket: Door to Thailand

Monday, 06 August 2012 11:29
Phuket has quietly positioned itself as an alternative gateway to Bangkok and the long-term strategy is beginning to pay off.
BANGKOK, 17 August 2012  – The Interior Ministry is set to organize a special sale event to boost domestic spending and economy. 
BANGKOK, Aug 14 - Thailand’s Olympic squad returned home Tuesday amid a warm welcome en route from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Siam Paragon shopping mall where Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra headed a government reception in their honour.
BANGKOK, 9 August 2012  – Thai silk festival is set to be held in honor of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit at Suvarnabhumi airport during August 10-12, 2012. 
Thailand’s air transport-related agencies are speeding up measures to reduce congestion at the capital’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, Civil Aviation Department (CAD) Director-General Voradech Hanprasert said today.
BANGKOK, July 31 – Repairs on Suvarnabhumi Airport's damaged eastern runway finished earlier than scheduled and it was returned to full operational service at noon today, according to Airports of Thailand (AOT) President Aniruth Thanomkulbut.
BANGKOK, 30 July 2012  – The Transport Ministry is finding ways to solve the anticipated overcrowding problem at Suvarnabhumi Airport, citing the airport will be overloaded in four years. 
BANGKOK, 30 July 2012  – A group of 10 Thai people in Syria has returned to the Kingdom, while the rest of those who have requested to be sent home will return within August 1st. 
BANGKOK, July 27 – Thailand’s air transport-related agencies are speeding up measures to reduce congestion at the capital’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, Civil Aviation Department (CAD) Director-General Voradech Hanprasert said today.
BANGKOK, 25 July 2012 -Suvarnabhumi Airport is hosting its 4th product fair with over 140 vendors selling top OTOP products ranging from food to everyday items. 
BANGKOK, 18 July 2012  – The Prime Minister has instructed the Transport Ministry to move forward with the improvement and the expansion of Suvarnabhumi Airport, which are hoped to be completed before 2017. 
BANGKOK, 17 July 2012  - Bangkok Deputy Governor Theerachon Manomaipiboon has revealed that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is collaborating with Samut Prakan province in an effort to prevent flooding this year.
THAI Smile, the new sub-brand service by Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), is proud to announce that THAI Smile’s first direct flight took off from Bangkok to Macau July 7 in the newly delivered Airbus 320-200 aircraft.
BANGKOK, 16 July 2012 -Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra traveled to Suvarnabhumi Airport this morning to be briefed on the airport runway repair, which has been affecting the air traffic in the country since the closure of its eastern runway. 
BANGKOK, July 12 -- An Iranian man was detained at Thailand’s main international airport for allegedly smuggling crystal methamphetamine, known as 'ice,' valued at Bt14 million (some US$466,000), a Thai senior customs officer said on Thursday.
BANGKOK, 8 July 2012  - The operator of Suvarnabhumi Airport has confirmed that the recently-repaired west runway has been reopened for service.
CHIANG MAI, 2 July 2012  – The Chiang Mai governor and Dragonair executives yesterday welcomed passengers from Dragonair’s inaugural flight from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai province at Chiang Mai International Airport.

Getting Around Thailand

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 16:59
Travellers have many options for getting around Thailand. There is a wide range of air, train, bus and boat services that can take you to almost any point in the Kingdom.
BANGKOK, 25 June 2012 - Thai Air Asia, a subsidiary of the region’s largest low-cost airline, Air Asia, is planning to relocate its base from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Don Muang Airport on October 1 this year. 
BANGKOK, June 22 --  In an attempt to restore confidence among airlines and passengers following Thursday’s power system failure at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Transport Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan on Friday ordered a probe into the incident with results to be concluded within 15 days.
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