Immigration passport control at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok

Chaos at Suvarnabhumi Airport due to passenger check-in system failure

Long queues formed at Suvarnabhumi airport on Wednesday morning after the biometric blacklist system used by the Immigration Bureau broke down.

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Pol Maj Gen Choengron Rimpadee said the probklem began at 4.30am, when the biometric blacklist system malfunctioned. This meant a process that normally took 45 seconds took more than one minute. The automatic passport check channels at the airport also stalled, adding to the problem.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Wassayos Ngamkham
BANGKOK POST

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