Domestic Terminal B, at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

Thai Airports Ramp Up for Songkran Travel Spike

BANGKOK (NNT) – As Thailand prepares for the Songkran festival, its international airports are gearing up for an expected surge in travelers. The Transport Ministry estimates a 28.50% increase in passengers, with around 2.61 million people projected to travel through these airports. International travelers are also set to rise by 46% to 1.65 million, and domestic passengers are expected to increase by 6.59%, reaching about 962,362.

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The festival period is expected to see a total of 15,113 flights, up 16.71% from last year, with 8,682 international and 6,431 domestic flights scheduled. Major hubs, including Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports have made extensive preparations to accommodate the anticipated passenger volumes.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand

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