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16 Nov, 2011

Bangkok Post : Suvarnabhumi arrivals down 25%

The number of tourist arrivals at Suvarnabhumi airport had dropped from an average 130,000 a day to about 100,000 because of foreign tourists’ concerns about the widespread flooding, the airport’s acting director Somchai Sawasdipol said on Tuesday.

“They were uncertain about the flood situation and postponed their planned trips to Thailand for the time being,” he said.

Mr Somchai said the Airports of Thailand Plc had sent letters to various embassies, including Russia, Taiwan, Britain, Canada and Japan, assuring them that Suvarnabhumi has not been affected by the flood and is still providing services as usual.

via Bangkok Post : Suvarnabhumi arrivals down 25%.