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Thailand’s domestic airport reopens after 4 months suspension

Thailand’s domestic airport resumed full operation after Thailand’s worst flooding in decades last year forced the airport to suspend services for four months.

Aishwarya Gupta

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Don Mueang Airport has resumed full operation after Thailand’s worst flooding in decades last year forced the airport to suspend services for four months.

Budget carrier Nok Air highlighted Don Mueang’s reopening with the first flight lifting off at 6am bound for Thailand’s northeastern province of Udon Thani.

Nok Air moved its base to Suvarnabhumi Airport after Don Mueang Airport was flooded. Two other flights today are to the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat and the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani.

Nok Air had moved its base to Suvarnabhumi Airport after Don Mueang Airport was flooded

Nok Air had moved its base to Suvarnabhumi Airport after Don Mueang Airport was flooded

 

Overall services of the first day of operation began smoothly, although a minor disruption in communication delayed check-in for 10 minutes.Passengers appeared to be satisfied with the level of service.

Another low-cost airline, Orient Thai, which also operated at Don Mueang Airport before shifting to Suvarnabhumi Airport because of the flood, has not yet announced whether or not it will resume services at Don Mueang.

via Don Mueang Airport resumes operation.

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