Tags : Luggage


Taxi airport passengers face new luggage charges

Taxi passengers travelling to and from Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports are now subject to a luggage charge, according to an announcement published on the website of the Royal Gazette on Monday. An order signed by Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob on Oct 28, and which became effective on Nov 17, permits taxi drivers to charge […]Read More


Canadian arrested for stealing luggage at Suvarnabhumi airport

A Canadian woman was arrested on Monday for stealing other people’s luggage at Suvarnabhumi airport. Kittipong Kittikachorn, the deputy general manager for Operations Group 1 at Suvarnabhumi airport, said that H. L. B. was arrested on Monday as she and her husband were about to board a flight out of the country. Full story: Bangkok […]Read More


X-Ray Machines to Scan all Incoming Luggage at Suvarnabhumi Airport

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Customs Department said it will complete the installation of 23 x-ray machines at Suvarnabhumi Airport by year end. A move to improve security checks of luggage of inbound passengers and to prevent smuggling. “The X-ray Machines will check of luggage from inbound planes before the passengers can claim them. At present we […]Read More


AOT addressing shortage of luggage carts at Don Mueang Airport

BANGKOK, 5th December 2018 (NNT) – Don Mueang International Airport is to acquire more luggage carts as the number of passengers increases every year. Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT), the operator of major airports in Thailand, said currently Don Mueang Airport has 2,900 carts of varying sizes – 600 small, 2,285 medium, and 15 large […]Read More


Airport thief caught at checkpoint in Bangkok

A FORMER luggage-handling employee of a private concessionaire company at Suvarnabhumi Airport, who was on the run from a criminal charge of stealing a passenger’s belongings, is now in police custody, police said Saturday. Pipatpong Boonhata, 38, from Udon Thani, was arrested at a security booth on Romklao Road in Tambon Kloong 3 Prawet in […]Read More


All arriving luggage to be x-rayed at main airports

The Customs Department will install luggage x-ray machines in arrival areas at all major airports by the 2019 fiscal year, a senior official said on Thursday. All arriving passengers’ luggage will be scanned once the machines are installed and working. Full story: Bangkok Post WICHIT CHANTANUSORNSIRI BANGKOK POSTRead More


AoT responds to invasive luggage check post

BANGKOK, 8 March 2017 (NNT) – Airports of Thailand (AoT) has responded to the case of a passenger’s luggage being damaged during an invasive search by saying that the issue is under the responsibility of the responsible airline. AoT President Nitinai Sirisamatkarn has responded to photos posted to Facebook depicting a checked piece of luggage […]Read More


Suvarnabhumi Airport apologises for snake found on luggage cart

Suvarnabhumi airport issued an apology after a snake slithered into the arrival hall and wrapped itself around the base of a luggage cart over the weekend. Built on land previously known as “Cobra Swamp,” the airport said it would like to “apologise for the incident that frightened passengers” on Sunday. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More