Suvarnabhumi Airport travelers numbers reached a new high, passing over 200,000 passengers a day, revealing Chinese tourists are back.
Dr. Sutee Watsuwanwat, Director of Suvarnabhumi Airport, revealed that since the beginning of this year, the incoming traffic at Suvarnabhumi Airport has grown to more than 200,000 passengers per day.
The average daily increase is around ten thousand people, while Chinese New Year is expected for 2.63 million passengers.
A significant increase from the same period of last year, which saw a traffic of about 180,000 people per day.
Dr. Suteewat also predicted that during the Chinese New Year festival from 30 Jan. to 11 Feb., Suvarnabhumi Airport will accommodate a total number of passengers or 2.63 million, or an average of 203,000 people per day.
An increase of 3.66% compared to the same period of last year, which accounted for 2.54 million people in 2018.
Meanwhile, the number of scheduled and chartered flights are estimated to be around 14 705, or a daily average of 1,131 flights, an increase of 8.32% compared to the same period last year, which stood at 13 576 flights.
Dr. Suteewat also said that 10,000 more Chinese tourist were entering the country each day in January, compared to December.
The Thai police immigration service has announced the opening of 23 new immigration booths in the airport, starting next Thursday.
Some 2.63 million passengers are expected to visit Thailand for Chinese New Year which begins next week.
Source : Daily News
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