Airports Department expects some 400,000 Songkran holidays passengers

Airports Department expects some 400,000 Songkran holidays passengers

 

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BANGKOK, 9 April 2019 (NNT) – Thailand’s Department of Airports is expecting more than 400,000 passengers to travel through 25 airports during the Songkran holidays this year.

 

The Department of Airports Director General Ampawan Wannako has disclosed this year’s passenger number projection for the holidays at 404,773 passengers during the 11th to 17th April period, or 57,224 per day.

 

The projected number this year has increased from last year. 365,891 passengers this year are expected to take domestic flights, which is more than the 347,423 passengers recorded last year, while the number of international passengers is expected to be 38,882, exceeding last year’s number of 33,476.

 

The number of flights during this period will be 2,223 flights, slightly fewer than last year at 2,227. 36.

 

Compared to the 2018 figure, passenger numbers will increase by 23,874, or 6.26%, while the flight numbers will reduce by 3 flights, or 0.1%.

 

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