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Suvarnabhumi urges passengers to check in 3-4 hours before departure

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BANGKOK, 6 April 2012 (NNT) – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport has urged travelers to check in 3-4 hours before departure time to give some time in case of long queue.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Director Somchai Sawasdipol expects around 154,000 passengers each day at the airport during Songkran Holiday or April 9-18.

According to him, the number of both international and domestic travelers is expected to increase by 10% from that of the Songkran period last year. Therefore, he advises all passengers to allow some extra time for check-in and going through the immigration process.

Mr Somchai added that the airport has also deployed more officials at the immigration check points both for departure and arrival passengers. The automatic passport checking system will also be available for Thai passport holders from April 11 onwards.

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