Thailand prepares for 14000+ flights this Songkran

Thailand will facilitate 14,one hundred eighty domestic and worldwide flights over the Songkran holidays, from today till April 17, in accordance with the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai). This represents a 66% increase in flights in contrast with the same period final year.
On average, there will be 2,026 flights per day, Aerothai President Nopposit Chakrapitak revealed yesterday. The president stated Thailand’s aviation trade is heading in a positive direction, with a mean of 2,000 flights per day, which can increase to 2,026 per day in the course of the Thai New Year holidays.
Even during Songkran, flight frequency still isn’t hitting pre-pandemic figures, when Aerothai provided air traffic services to as a lot as three,000 domestic and worldwide flights per day.
Therefore, Aerothai is more than able to handle the increase in flights for the Songkran Festival and has made a number of preparations to prevent delays and ensure that issues run smoothly.
Five million persons are expected to travel during the holidays, producing 23 billion baht in revenue, based on the Kasikorn Research Centre.
According to the survey, forty four.7% of Bangkok residents are planning to travel to their hometowns or different locations this week.
Airports of Thailand (AOT) expects 2.37 million people to pass through its six airports during the holidays, a 137.5% enhance from last yr. Around 1.37 million will journey internationally and another million domestically AOT expects.
As for rail travel, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has added 10 additional trains for the northern and northeastern routes during Songkran, accommodating an extra eight,000 passengers.
Secret are expected to be jampacked in the course of the holidays, with the Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) waiving toll fees on the Burapha Withi Expressway (Bang Na – Chon Buri) and Kanchanaphisek Road (Bang Phli – Pak Kret) during April 13-18.
During April 13-15, EXAT will waive toll expenses on the Chalerm Maha Nakhon Expressway’s 19 booths, the Si Rat Expressway’s 31 cubicles, and the Udon Ratthaya Expressway’s 10 booths (Bang Pa-in – Bang Kret)..

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