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  • Scrapped: Back to the drawing board for Suvarnabhumi Terminal 2 design

    Scrapped: Back to the drawing board for Suvarnabhumi Terminal 2 design

    It’s back to the drawing board for the AoT and the new Terminal 2 project at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The contract to design the much needed second terminal has been the subject of a lot of bitter criticism in the Thai architectural community. The board of Airports of Thailand Public Company, the operator of Suvarnabhumi international and five other major airports in Thailand, has scrapped the Suvarnabhumi Airport Terminal 2 project design.

  • Syrian woman arrested with fake Spanish passport at Suvarnabhumi Airport

    Syrian woman arrested with fake Spanish passport at Suvarnabhumi Airport

    PHOTOS: Immigration Bureau Immigration officers at Suvarnabhumi Airport have arrested a Syrian woman with a fake Spain passport.

  • Slapped airport security worker praised for showing restraint

    Slapped airport security worker praised for showing restraint

    A female airport security officer, who was slapped by a South Korean woman after she asked if the tourist would submit to a routine pat-down at a security post at Suvarnabhumi Airport, has been praised by an airport executive for not retaliating or responding negatively. The incident took place on Saturday night at Suvarnabhumi Airport while the Thai worker was checking passengers at the security checkpoint in the departure area. The officer asked if she could carry out a pat-down body check of the woman, who was accompanied by a Korean man, but the tourist refused to allow the officer to carry out the check

  • UPDATE: Father and brother traveling to Thailand to speak to Saudi 18 year old

    UPDATE: Father and brother traveling to Thailand to speak to Saudi 18 year old

    The father and brother of a the Saudi 18 year old, whose plea for asylum is making international headlines, are travelling to Thailand later today to give their accounts to the UN refugee agency, the Thai Immigration police chief said on Tuesday. But Immigration Chief, Surachet Hakparn says, if they wished to speak to Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, who ran away from her family during their trip to Kuwait, it would be up to the girl

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    Over 400 flights affected after THAI Jumbo skidded off runway

    In the wake of Monday’s slip-sliding Jumbo that ended up in the grass verge after skidding off the main runway at Suvarnabhumi, it’s been revealed that the wayward Thai Airways 747-400 delayed 448 arriving or departing flights. The plane ended up with some of its wheels submerged in the soft grass

  • THAI jumbo skids off Suvarnabhumi runway while landing

    THAI jumbo skids off Suvarnabhumi runway while landing

    A Thai Airways International plane, inbound from Guangzhou, China skidded off a runway while landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport in heavy rain last night. Flight Lieutenant Pratthana Pattanasirim, THAI’s director of security and flight standard division, said no one was injured when THAI Flight TG 679 skidded off the runway. The Boeing 747-400 was carrying 97 passengers and 18 crew.

  • Russian suspect nabbed after million baht money-exchange robbery in Pattaya

    Russian suspect nabbed after million baht money-exchange robbery in Pattaya

    A Russian man has been nabbed at Suvarnabhumi international Airport after Chon Buri police launched a manhunt to find the Russian who allegedly robbed a money exchange booth of nearly one million baht in cash. Police say the robbery took place at a booth in Jomtiem in Sattahip District, Chonburi yesterday morning (Saturday). After checking the CCTV on site, Police were able to identify a 32 year old Russian Nikolay Rybakov

  • National airports coping with the inbound and outbound crowds

    National airports coping with the inbound and outbound crowds

    PHOTO: National News Bureau The country’s second largest airport, Don Muang International, is reporting a smooth operation despite the high volume of passengers for the Songkran holiday, heading out and arriving, in Bangkok. Deputy Minister for Transport Pailin Chuchotetaworn has affirmed a full deck of immigration officials has been dispatched to the airport to facilitate outbound travelers. “Despite a large volume of people arriving at Don Muang Airport’s departure terminal, most have been met with prompt assistance and service from beefed up airline staff who recommend that those not in need of help checking their baggage use provided automatic check-in kiosks.” To address complaints over overpriced food, both Don Muang and Suvarnabhumi airports have provided passengers with pamphlets indicating where they can find differently priced foods.

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