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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

IATA Code
BKK
ICAO Code
VTBS
Website
http://www.suvarnabhumiairport.com
City
Bangkok
Country
Thailand
Network
Domestic | International
Airport Type
Primary
Other airports serving Bangkok
Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport
Runways
4000m x 60m
3700m x 60m
Airlines currently operating to this airport with scheduled services
Aeroflot
Air Astana
Air Austral
Air China
Air France
Air Hong Kong
Air India
Air Macau
All Nippon Airways
Asia Atlantic Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Bhutan Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
British Airways
Cargolux Airlines International
Cathay Pacific
Cebu Pacific
China Airlines
China Cargo Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Druk Air
Eastar Jet
EgyptAir
El Al
Emirates Airline
Ethiopian Airlines
Etihad Airways
Eurowings
EVA Air
Finnair
flydubai
Garuda Indonesia
Gulf Air
Hainan Airlines
Hebei Airlines
Hong Kong Airlines
IndiGo
Japan Airlines
JEJU air
Jet Airways
Jetstar Airways
Jetstar Asia
Jetstar Pacific
Jin Air
Juneyao Airlines
K-Mile Air
Kenya Airways
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Korean Air
Kuwait Airways
Lao Airlines
Lucky Air
Lufthansa
Mahan Air
Malaysia Airlines
Myanmar Airways International
Myanmar National Airlines
Nepal Airlines
Nippon Cargo Airlines
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA
Okay Airways
Oman Air
Peach
Philippine Airlines
Qantas Airways
Qatar Airways
Regent Airways
Rossiya - Russian Airlines
Royal Brunei Airlines
Royal Jordanian
S7 Airlines
Shandong Airlines
Shanghai Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Singapore Airlines
SpiceJet
Spring Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
SWISS
T'way Air
Thai Airways
Thai Smile
Thai VietJet Air
Tigerair
Turkish Airlines
Turkmenistan Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Ural Airlines
Uzbekistan Airways
VietJet Air
Vietnam Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Airlines currently operating to this airport via codeshare
Air Canada
Air Europa Lineas Aereas
Air KBZ
Air Mauritius
Air New Zealand
Air Serbia
Air Seychelles
airberlin
Alitalia
American Airlines
ASKY Airlines
Azerbaijan Airlines AZAL
Brussels Airlines
Cambodia Angkor Air
Delta Air Lines
Etihad Regional
Firefly
Hahn Air Systems
Hawaiian Airlines
Iberia
LAM – Mozambique Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
SAS
TAP Portugal
United Airlines
Virgin Australia

Operated by Airports of Thailand, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport was opened in 2006 to replace Don Mueang Airport and is the main international gateway to Bangkok. Hosting domestic, regional and international passenger and cargo traffic from over 40 airlines, the airport is a hub for airlines including Thai Airways and Bangkok Airways.

Location of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand

Ground Handlers and Cargo Handlers servicing Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

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Thai VietJet Air Part 2: international expansion will be challenging for VietJet’s new JV

26-Sep-2016 3:13 PM

Thai VietJet Air has launched scheduled services with two domestic routes and flights to neighbouring Vietnam, the home market of its parent. The start-up, which is 49% owned by the VietJet Group, is considering the addition of several domestic and international routes in the coming months as it is allocated more A320s from VietJet’s 200 aircraft-strong order book.

However both domestic and international expansion will be challenging, given the already intense competition in Thailand’s short haul LCC sector. Virtually every market Thai VietJet is evaluating is already served by more established LCCs, and /or is also being targeted by other Thai LCCs.

This is the second half of an analysis report on Thai VietJet Air’s launch of scheduled services and outlook. The first part focused on the new LCC’s prospects in the domestic market. This part examines opportunities for Thai VietJet in Thailand’s international market.

Thai VietJet Air Part 1: Becomes fourth LCC in Thailand’s intensely competitive domestic market

25-Sep-2016 2:00 PM

Thai VietJet Air, cross border JV of Vietnam-based VietJet, launched scheduled services on 15-Sep-2016, becoming the fourth LCC in Thailand’s already intensely competitive domestic market. Over the past three years VietJet has faced multiple delays in launching its joint venture in neighbouring Thailand, and will now confront huge challenges in establishing a significant presence on trunk routes.

VietJet will be competing in Thailand against three much more established LCC groups in AirAsia, Lion and Nok. In comparison VietJet has faced relatively limited competition in Vietnam, where it is only one of two LCCs since commencing operations at the end of 2011.

VietJet needs to diversify beyond the Vietnamese market to support its order book, which now includes approximately 200 aircraft, and its growth aspirations. However, Thai VietJet represents a risky project just as the group moves forward with its IPO plans.

CAPA LCC Airports Congress: a star-studded speaker line-up - three weeks to sign up

24-Aug-2015 7:38 PM

LCCs now account for more than one in four airline seats worldwide, whereas within Southeast Asia close to three in every five seats are now produced by LCCs. In virtually every region worldwide, LCCs are the growth engine within the airline business. But the airports they serve were often built in a very different era. As a result, there is commonly a mismatch between airport infrastructure, technology and services and the contemporary needs of LCCs.

Airport managers and government regulators can also lack insight into the drivers of the LCC business model. Meanwhile, there are different types of LCCs, as many adopt the features of their full service counterparts and ‘hybridise’.

This essential one-day CAPA Summit in Bangkok aims to help bridge the gaps in awareness that exist between the stakeholders - to help create the conditions for a win-win in Asian aviation and beyond.

The  CAPA Summit will be held at the Shangri-La, Bangkok on 15 September, with a welcome reception, hosted by AirAsia, on the evening on 14 September.

Thai Airways needs strategic rethink and network restructuring after dismal 2014

23-Jan-2015 12:00 PM

Thai Airways is considering further capacity cuts following a dismal 2014 when passenger numbers dropped by 17%. RPKs and load factors were down significantly across all regions with the domestic and regional international performance particularly weak as LCC competition intensified.

Thai has faced very challenging market conditions as international demand in Thailand plummeted due to a prolonged period of civil unrest, leading to a 7% drop in visitor arrivals in 2014. But it also faces long-term internal structural issues which can only be addressed through a major restructuring.

LCC competition in Thailand will continue to intensify in 2015. Thai’s share of the domestic and international markets slipped significantly in 2014 and will drop further in 2015 with LCCs filling most of the void.

Bangkok Airways plans further expansion in 2015 with focus on Samui and international market

28-Nov-2014 11:47 AM

Bangkok Airways has begun the first phase of its post-IPO fleet renewal and expansion programme with the 26-Nov-2014 delivery of its first ATR 72-600s. The Thai full-service carrier is also adding an A319 in Dec-2014, its fourth additional aircraft for 2014, giving Bangkok Airways a year-end fleet of 29 aircraft.

Bangkok Airways, which also expanded its fleet by four aircraft in 2013, plans to grow its A320 family fleet by another three aircraft in 2015 while replacing four of its ATR 72-500s. Further expansion of the fleet is expected in 2016 and 2017 using proceeds from its recent IPO.

The ATR delivery is a milestone for Bangkok Airways as it marks the first aircraft taken directly from a manufacturer. Bangkok Airways has ordered nine ATR 72-600s, which will be used primarily to replace its ATR 72-500 fleet, and is negotiating a potential order with Airbus for A320neo family aircraft.

V Air, Taiwan's second LCC startup to launch in Dec-2014. Initial Thai routes could revive tourism

25-Nov-2014 12:02 PM

After a near-quarter century hiatus on new airline entry, Taiwan in Dec-2014 is set to receive its second LCC startup, V Air, wholly owned by existing Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways. V Air follows the Sep-2014 launch of Tigerair Taiwan, Taiwan's first new airline in 23 years. V Air has postponed its launch multiple times but now expects to commence service on 17-Dec-2014 with a service to Bangkok Don Mueang, followed by a Chiang Mai service on 07-Jan-2015. The routes will help to revive Taiwanese tourism in Thailand, which has dropped more sharply than the average decline following political instability.

On both routes V Air will compete with Tigerair Taiwan. V Air will also compete with its parent TransAsia to Bangkok but not to Chiang Mai, which TransAsia will drop once V Air launches. How TransAsia, which has only 11 jet aircraft of its own, manages this dual-brand strategy will be a determining factor for V Air's success. Publicly, V Air appears to have garnered interest with its cuddly mascot. 

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