AoT reports 2014 performance

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BANGKOK, 23 January 2015: Airports of Thailand reports overall passenger traffic at its six airports increased 2.53% in 2014.

AoT released details, Thursday, confirming it handled 90,528,345 passengers compared to 88,290,830 in 2013 at all of its airports.

The country’s main gateway Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport welcomed 46.42 million passengers followed by Don Mueang with 21.54 million and Phuket 11.40 million. Chiang Mai Airport handled 6.63 million passengers.

The aviation authority also reported an improvement in aircraft movements of 9.08% in December. Flights increased from 55,450 to 60,483. The entire system handled 9,359,693 passengers a slight increase of 16.47% from 8,036,049 during the same month last year.

Inside no.3How the airports performed

Suvarnabhumi Airport registered a decline of 4.09% in international aircraft movements from 21,761 to 20,871, while domestic movements decreased 1.88% from 5,853 to 5,743 movements.

International passenger traffic increased 7.48% from 3,695,775 to 3,972,226, while domestic passenger traffic  decreased 4.49% from 779,919 to 744,931. Overall, it accounted for a 5.39% increase in passengers from 4,475,694 to 4,717,157.

The second aviation gateway, Don Mueang Airport recorded a 24.89% increase of international aircraft movement from 3,829 to 4,782. Domestic movement posted 27.22% improvement from 10,275 to 13,072.

International passenger traffic increased 50.04% from 453,887 to 681,002, while domestic passengers up 45.91% from 1,134,644 to 1,655,564.

Chiang Mai International Airport continued to show growth in December. Both international and domestic aircraft movements registered double-digit increases of 29.93% (939 to 1,220) and 15.48% (3,747 to 4,327).

International passenger traffic grew 43.04% from 101,156 to 144,698, while domestic traffic gained 22.52% from 488,908 to 599,012.

Phuket International Airport registered an increase of 9.81% in international aircraft movements from 3,628 to 3,984, while domestic aircraft movements improved 8.17% from 2,973 to 3,216.

International passenger traffic increased 4.73% from 614,357 to 643,404, while domestic improved 11.48% from 422,281 to 470,766.

Chiang Rai International Airport reported an increase in aircraft movements of 43.35% from 835 to 1,197 while passenger traffic grew 27.70% from 119,203 to                         152,222.

Hat Yai International Airport reported an overall increase in aircraft movements  of 28.63% from 1,610 to 2,071 in December. Meanwhile, overall passenger traffic registered a 30.96% growth from 225,919 to 295,868 passengers.Inside-no.3.1