Suvarnabhumi Airport

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.
BANGKOK, June 22 – The power supply from an uninterruptible power source (UPS) caused problems for radar controlling flights landing at Suvarnabhumi airport, forcing some aircraft to land at U-Tapao Airport in Rayong-Chon Buri provinces, according to Deputy Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt.
BANGKOK, June 13 --  The Airports of Thailand (AoT) on Wednesday denied a claim by airline operators that its runway repairs have caused air traffic congestion and flight delays, according to Suvarnabhumi Airport Director Somchai Sawasdeepon.
BANGKOK, 17 June 2012 - Suvarnabhumi Airport has opened a new security checking point for outgoing passengers since June 15. The new passenger screening unit located on the eastern side of the passenger terminal has proved efficient in cutting down queues of outgoing travelers. 

AOT confirms no impact on runway closure

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 15:57
BANGKOK, 13 June 2012  – The Airline Operators Commitee (AOC) made an appointment with the Airport of Thailand (AOT) to discuss closure of Suvarnabhumi Airport’s east runway and aviation fees exemption. The AOT said they will take it into consideration, but so far no negative...
Bangkok Airways recently organized a “Flash Mob” to officially launch the new uniform for all front line staff and to mark the launch of its new in-flight safety demonstration video at Bangkok Airways’ check-in counter, Suvarnabhumi Airport. The new uniforms, designed by ASAVA, were employed...
SAMUT PRAKAN, June 5- A Ghanaian was detained for attempting to smuggle one kilogramme of crystal methamphetamine, also known as 'ice,' with an estimated street value of Bt3.5 million (more than US$116,600) at Thailand’s main international airport, according to a senior customs officer.
  BANGKOK, 30 May 2012  – The Airports of Thailand (AoT) is accelerating the construction of Suvarnabhumi Airport's second phase in order to accommodate the increased passenger count, which is expected to reach an annual figure of 60 million in 5 years’ time.
BANGKOK, May 29 – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is set to arrive in Bangkok on Tuesday night to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, her first foreign trip in more than two decades.
BANGKOK, 28 May 2012 -The Airport of Thailand (AoT) is now in full preparation for the upcoming World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012 or ‘We Forum,’ to which Thailand will be playing host. 
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