AoT plans to reduce expenses at Don Mueang
Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) president Serirat Prasutanond announced plans to downsize its operations at Don Mueang Airport by reducing staff from 500 to 300 (Bangkok Post, 15-Sep-2010). Approximately 200 staff will be transferred on 01-Oct-2010 to Suvarnabhumi Airport and other airports in need of staff. The rank of the airport director will also be reduced from level 11 executive to level 10. Downsizing is expected to reduce AoT's expenses at the airport from USD1.6 million (THB50 million) to USD2 million (THB60 million) a month to USD1.3 million (THB40 million).