Thailand’s Don Mueang due to reopen next month
BANGKOK, Sept 19 — Thailand’s Don Mueang Airport is under renovation in preparation for its full operation scheduled for October 1, Thai News Agency reported.
Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT) has been renovating the buildings in the airport’s ground, including the floors and the check-in counters, as well as luggage check points.
AOT is planning to test the airport’s system on September 20 and 21, prior to the reopening of the airport in about two weeks.
In the meantime, the Royal Thai Police would increase the numbers of customs officials at Don Mueang Airport to 391 officers a day, in accordance with the estimated 6.5 million passengers who will be travelling through the airport.
Low cost carries have also been preparing to restart their operations at the inner city airport, with AirAsia planning to start operating 146 flights per day at Don Mueang Airport starting this October 1. — Bernama