IATA has said Thailand should expand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (SVB). “Thailand needs to urgently build new terminal and runway capacity at Suvarnabhumi to ensure it remains one of the region’s top hubs,” IATA said in a statement. IATA commissioned consultants Oxford Economics to carry out a study of 54 countries to better quantify the benefits they receive from aviation. Aviation contributed THB139 billion ($4.48 billion) to the Thai GDP, or 1.5% of the total, ...

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