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Press Release

Samui Airport tightens security

Samui / 11 April 2015 Today, Samui Airport under the management of Bangkok Airways PCL has tightened security to ensure utmost safety and convenience for passengers.
 
Ms. Nutchayathorn Nutsudanijvipa, Samui Airport Director said, “Samui Airport has leveled up its security alert since 10 April 2015 in accordance with the recent incident. 
All vehicles entering airport’s premises and parking areas are thoroughly checked. Parking close to airport buildings and overnight parking is temporarily prohibited.”
 
Beside 24-hour CCTV monitoring, the number of security personnel has been increased to monitor the airport’s premises and the surrounding areas, especially the airport’s terminals.
 
Additionally, Samui Airport is in good collaboration with local government agencies including the police and military force with K9 units to help screening passenger baggage before entering airport terminals. The airport has alerted and advised all airlines to strictly follow these procedures.
 
“These applied measures will ensure the passengers the highest security orders implemented by the airport. Moreover, an Emergency Control Unit has been set up at the airport to assist passengers with information and advice. At present, Samui Airport is operating as normal”, added Ms. Nutchayathorn.


11 April 2015

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