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Air travel in Southeast Asia was booming around this time last year. With another decade of growth projected, new and expanded airports were planned by most countries.
Even with a year of Covid-19 having wreaked havoc on the travel sector, most countries are still going ahead with their new and improved airport plans.
This week’s article is a look at the major airport projects in Southeast Asia.
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New airports that are planned and under construction in Southeast Asia as of 2021.
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“A new norm sets the scene but risks continue to play out in the background.”
“The country’s infrastructure is already one of the world’s safest, and investment in risk management is ramping up.”
“Kuala Lumpur's Petaling Street has a long and rich culinary history as the historic centre of the capital's Chinese community. But having fallen into disrepair, today it is undergoing a revival, spurred on by the social media boom among Malaysia’s urban middle class.”
“A panel in charge of upgrading Suvarnabhumi airport has approved a major development scheme worth nearly 60 billion baht to support the post-Covid-19 recovery of air travel demand.”