AOT to extend automated check-in at Suvarnabhumi airport from June 1st

Check-in at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok

Check-in at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Photo: Jarcje.

Starting June 1st, air passengers can check in with their luggage using automated check-in services up to five hours in advance of their departure time, instead of three hours, in order to address congestion at the check-in counters at Suvarnabhumi international airport, according to Kirati Kitmanawat, president of Airports of Thailand Public Company (AOT).

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He disclosed that passengers are worried about the congestion at check-in, with some arriving at the airport up to seven hours in advance, but check-in counters for most airlines only open three hours in advance of departure, resulting in congestion.

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