Corruption and Incompetence: Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport Problems Reaching Crisis Levels

Bangkok’s Airport of Smiles in Crisis –, July 13, 2012
…Although most airports have teething troubles, Suvarnabhumi has become a near legend for frustrated travelers. Some passengers were forced to wait up to four hours for their baggage to appear on the day it was inaugurated. Cracks began to appear in taxiways and runways almost before it opened and have continued regularly. Aviation and tourism executives have warned repeatedly that the government and the corruption-riddled Airports of Thailand, which administers the facility, must work to maintain safety standards…

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