More convenience, safety for tourists at Suvarnabhumi Airport


BANGKOK, Sept 2 – Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport has set up a special centre to facilitate passengers during the peak tourist season in October to March, according to airport director Rawewan Netrakavesna.

She said the centre, located on the fourth floor of the passenger terminal, was launched yesterday and would be operated round the clock until March 31 next year.

The numbers of security officials and protective measures would also be boosted to provide safety to passengers.

Airports of Thailand (AoT) estimated 27.5 million passengers arriving and departing Suvarnabhumi airport per year, on average 152,000 people daily – an increase by 5.5 per cent year-on-year. The highest number of passengers are from China, Japan and Russia.

The airport provides service to an average 806 flights a day, a 2.6 per cent increase year-on-year, she said.