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Airports record 20% rise in travellers

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Passenger traffic through Thailand's six main airports showed robust growth in the fiscal year to last month, climbing 20.4% over the previous year to 86.13 million. 

Aircraft movements increased by 16.5% to 559,397, according to preliminary figures from Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT).

The flourishing budget airlines, Thailand's popularity as a tourism destination (particularly among Chinese), the absence of political unrest and the expanded domestic network were credited for the rise in traffic at AoT airports.

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