Suvarnabhumi Airport’s Automated People Mover Malfunctions, Passengers Transferred to Minibuses


On February 23rd, 2024, Thai national media reported that at Suvarnabhumi Airport, an automated people mover (APM) carrying passengers to the Satellite-1 (SAT-1) building malfunctioned in the middle of the tunnel.

The airport staff members then needed to transport all the passengers to minibuses to the passenger terminal.

It was reported that SAT-1 was recently publicly opened for service in September 2023.

APM was used as a main transportation connecting the passenger terminal and SAT-1 to take departing passengers who passed the check-in process and immigration check to board the plane.

This article originally appeared on our sister website The Pattaya News.

Kittisak Phalaharn
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