Chiang Mai Airport’s 24 hours upgrade takes off to satisfy ‘hovering’ Chinese demand

The Airports of Thailand (AOT) is making ready to take flight as Chiang Mai International Airport gears up for 24/7 operations starting November 1, all in response to the hovering demand from Chinese guests.
The Prime Minister’s Office spokesperson, Chai Watcharong, mentioned today that the PM and Finance Minister, Srrettha Thavisin, wants to extend Chiang Mai Airport’s working hours, from the earlier 18 hours from 6am to 12am, to 24 hours.
According to Chai, Chiang Mai province is the principle vacation spot for Chinese guests, and the vacationers have requested prolonged hours at the airport. The sixty one yr previous PM thought it was cheap for the airport to open for 24 hours to go collectively with the newest free visa measures launched for Chinese vacationers.
Chai additionally reported that visitors from China, Japan and South Korea wanted the airports to offer extra flights.
In response to the PM’s initiative, AOT director Keerati Kitmanawat issued an announcement stating that Chiang Mai Airport will offer 24-hour home and international flights from November 1 this year.
In addition to the extension of operating hours, Chiang Mai Airport can also be undergoing a terminal expansion plan, which is anticipated to be accomplished by 2027. AOT plans to expand the airport’s international terminal with a budget of 6 billion baht.
The venture is now within the design section. After three years of development, the airport will have the flexibility to deal with 12 million travellers, up from the present capacity of six million.
Instant was officially introduced on September thirteen. The visa charge will be waived from September 25 this 12 months to February 29, 2024, not just for Chinese tourists but also for Kazakhstani visitors. However, vacationers from Kazakhstan are anticipated to be the principle focus for the current as a outcome of declining number of Chinese visitors to Thailand.
Some Chinese nationals opted for cheaper domestic journeys due to the financial disaster and concerns about their safety in Thailand. Chinese nationals had been involved that unlawful Chinese enterprise operators in Thailand would goal them for extortion.
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