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Bangkok airport scraps new security screenings

A new security measure requiring passengers to run both carry-on and checked bags through x-ray machines at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport prior to checking in has been suspended after just three days for causing hours of delays.

Bangkok airport.
Bangkok airport. Image by David McKelvey / CC BY 2.0

As of Monday afternoon, both international and domestic travellers will continue to have only checked bags x-rayed before entering the check-in area, with carry-ons scanned before passengers arrive at their departure gates. Read more: bangkokpost.com