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AoT reports stronger international traffic

BANGKOK: Airports of Thailand (AoT) has reported strong increases during April in both aircraft movements and passenger traffic at the six airports under its management.

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TTR Weekly

Tuesday 30 May 2017, 10:06AM


International passenger traffic at Phuket International Airport increased 13.43%. Image: TTR Weekly
International passenger traffic at Phuket International Airport increased 13.43%. Image: TTR Weekly

In total, AoT-operated airports served 11,135,422 passengers, up 8.75% from 10,239,610 in April last year.

The figures showed 5,508,409 passengers disembarked (+9.10% from 5,048,790); 5,555,984 embarked (+8.54% from 5,118,845) and 71,029 passengers were transiting (-1.31% from 71,975).

Overall, aircraft movements also increased by 5.03% from 64,451 to 67,691.

For the first four months of the year, Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport welcomed 21.21 million passengers followed by Don Mueang with 12.84 million and Phuket 6.09 million.

Chiang Mai Airport handled 3.52 million passengers.

In April alone, Suvarnabhumi Airport registered a slight decrease of 1.75% in international aircraft movements from 21,412 to 21,038, while domestic aircraft movements grew 12.25% from 6,231 to 6,994 movements.

International passenger traffic increased 4.43% from 3,988,704 to 4,165,340. Of that, 2,037,939 were disembarking (+5.63%; 1,929,402); 2,074,516 embarking (+3.69%; 2,000,734); and 52,885 transiting (-9.70%; 58,568). Domestic passengers grew 20.92% from 778,835 to 941,742.

Meanwhile, Don Mueang Airport recorded a 12.23% increase in international aircraft movements from 6,449 to 7,238. Domestic movements posted an improvement of 3.52% from 13,429 to 13,902.

International passenger traffic at Don Mueang in April increased 16.33% from 1,035,417 to 1,204,471. Of that, 601,415 were disembarking (+16.62%; 515,686); 594,577 embarking (+16.39%; 510,859); and 8,479 transiting (-4.43%; 8,872). Domestic passengers increased 4.32% from 1,930,778 to 2,014,163.

Phuket International Airport registered an increase of 10.25% in international aircraft movements from 3,952 to 4,357, while domestic aircraft movements grew 11.83% from 3,923 to 4,387.

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International passenger traffic increased 13.43% from 687,328 to 779,629. Of that, 375,270 were disembarking (+12.49%; 333,613); 400,052 embarking (+13.22%; 353,330); and 4,307 transiting (+1,018.70; 385). Domestic traffic improved 12.52% from 581,008 to 653,736.

Up north, Chiang Mai International Airport continued to show growth in April. International aircraft movements registered an increase of 8.74% (1,316 to 1,431), while domestic aircraft movements increased 2.30% (4,222 to 4,319).

International passenger traffic increased 6.40% from 166,986 to 177,674. Of that total, 86,771 were disembarking (+4.85%; 82,758); 89,535 embarking (+9.52%; 81,751); and 1,368 transiting (-44.77%; 2,477). Domestic traffic gained 10.05% from 548,048 to 603,112.

Hat Yai International Airport reported a 20.42% decline in international aircraft movements from 191 to 152, while domestic aircraft movements grew 18.72% from 2,051 to 2,435.

International passenger traffic decreased 13.69% from 24,282 to 20,959. Of that, 10,696 were disembarking (-13.59%; 12,378); 10,263 embarking (-13.79%; 11,904); and no transiting. Domestic traffic increased 13.74% from 325,849 to 370,616.

Meanwhile, the fledgling Chiang Rai International Airport reported an improvement of 40.43% in international aircraft movements from 47 to 66, while domestic aircraft movements grew 11.73% from 1,228 to 1,372.

International passenger traffic increased 181.98% from 2,247 to 6,336. Of that, 3,289 were disembarking (+155.75%; 1,286); 3,047 embarking (+217.07%; 961) and zero transiting same as last year. Domestic traffic increased 16.17% from 170,128 to 197,644.

 

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