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Bangkok Don Mueang becomes world's largest LCC airport

28 Jul 2015 03:47:33


Bangkok Don Mueang saw passenger traffic surge by 50% in 1H2015, enabling it to become the world's largest LCC airport. Don Mueang has overtaken Kuala Lumpur International (KLIA), which was until recently Asia's largest LCC airport, as well European LCC airport leader Barcelona El Prat and North American LCC airport leader Las Vegas McCarran.

Don Mueang is unlikely to relinquish its new title as Thailand's three main LCC groups continue to pursue rapid expansion. Thailand's LCC fleet is expected to surpass 100 aircraft by the end of 2015.

Thailand's LCC sector currently consists of 87 aircraft, up from 74 aircraft at the end of 2014. All but seven of these aircraft are based at Don Mueang.

Read full story: centreforaviation.com

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