I doubt this will live up to the Thai government’s expectations (I don’t see a 20% increase in connecting traffic through Bangkok), but it’s still an interesting development that the new Suvarnabhumi Airport includes a lounge for economy passangers — not just lounges for business and first. I’m not sure what the value of a lounge where you’re supposed to get away from the masses is. A lounge for everyone is just the main terminal, isn’t it? So there must be more to the story. But at least the list of available amenities is impressive.
- The lounge, he said, would include televised entertainment such as films, music videos, sports, documentaries and world news, in addition to Internet services.
Passengers will also have a rest area that includes plenty of seating and showers in 18,000 square metres of space.
Apart from the economy class lounge, the airline will offer first-class and business-class passengers a traditional