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Bangkok's airports to reopen

2 Dec 2008 by BusinessTraveller

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports should reopen later this week,
after anti-government protesters agreed to end their occupation of the
terminals.

It is believed flights could resume this
Thursday (December 4), allowing thousands of stranded passengers to fly home.

Protesters – who have been occupying Bangkok’s two main
airports for the past week – have agreed to leave following a ruling by the
Thai courts ordering the country’s PM Somchai Wongsawat to step down and
disband his party.

The demonstrators say they will leave the
airports by 0300 (GMT) on December 3, allowing the authorities to prepare the
terminals for the resumption of flights.

Business Traveller will keep this story
updated as and when the resumption of flights is confirmed.

Report by Mark Caswell

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