BKK fast track

Old Aug 22, 18, 9:46 am
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For passengers transiting BKK a fasttrack service would be good
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Old Aug 22, 18, 8:51 pm
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Originally Posted by dsquared37 View Post
The TG fasttrack lanes are still available in the East Entry Hall on the left side.
thanks dsquared37!
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Old Aug 22, 18, 8:54 pm
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Originally Posted by dave111 View Post
For passengers transiting BKK a fasttrack service would be good
do you know any airport worldwide where they have a fast track for transit security? I don't. Probably also difficult to implement on the tight staircase
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Old Aug 22, 18, 9:13 pm
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Originally Posted by dave111 View Post
For passengers transiting BKK a fasttrack service would be good
If you fly TG F, they will escort you through.
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Old Aug 22, 18, 9:24 pm
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Originally Posted by BinSabai View Post
do you know any airport worldwide where they have a fast track for transit security? I don't.
For one, LHR T5 does - or well, at least in theory. The fact that the lane is not guarded and merges into the back of normal security is a different story
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Old Aug 22, 18, 10:03 pm
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Originally Posted by dsquared37 View Post
The TG fasttrack lanes are still available in the East Entry Hall on the left side.
OK, that's great that they have been reinstated, perhaps I went through as they were instituting the new 'China only' lanes and it was temporarily down.

Thanks for the reassuring update.
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Old Aug 23, 18, 12:29 am
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
If you fly TG F, they will escort you through.
some escorting ground staff are quite reluctant to jump the queue..
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Old Aug 23, 18, 1:44 am
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Originally Posted by BinSabai View Post
some escorting ground staff are quite reluctant to jump the queue..
True enough. And some will take you right to the front.
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Old Aug 23, 18, 4:52 am
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Originally Posted by newshound View Post
OK, that's great that they have been reinstated, perhaps I went through as they were instituting the new 'China only' lanes and it was temporarily down.

Thanks for the reassuring update.
The Chinese National lanes are on the right side of that arrival immi hall while the FastTrack is on the left side. I don't see how one could have affected the other so my guess is that you simply missed the sign rather than it wasn't functional.
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Old Aug 23, 18, 6:50 am
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
True enough. And some will take you right to the front.
I would not feel very comfortable myself in this case...
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Old Aug 23, 18, 10:24 pm
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Originally Posted by dsquared37 View Post
The Chinese National lanes are on the right side of that arrival immi hall while the FastTrack is on the left side. I don't see how one could have affected the other so my guess is that you simply missed the sign rather than it wasn't functional.
Nah, I've used fast track often enough to know where it was and on the day of posting it had completely disappeared, I'm 100% sure about that.

Anyway, it seems to have been reinstated now so apologies to all for raising any concerns, harmony has been restored to the universe suvharnabhumi
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Old Aug 23, 18, 10:42 pm
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Originally Posted by newshound View Post
Nah, I've used fast track often enough to know where it was and on the day of posting it had completely disappeared, I'm 100% sure about that.

Anyway, it seems to have been reinstated now so apologies to all for raising any concerns, harmony has been restored to the universe suvharnabhumi
no problem! it was good that you raised the issue.
I can imagine very well that fast track vanished for some days. The instruction to implement the special China tracks came at short term from the top; so they had to probably improvise a bit...
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Old Aug 28, 18, 12:31 am
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Originally Posted by SKT-DK View Post
For one, LHR T5 does - or well, at least in theory. The fact that the lane is not guarded and merges into the back of normal security is a different story
Doha does as well. And it is usually monitored. At certain times of day it is a blessing.
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Old Aug 28, 18, 8:29 pm
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I checked with my usual Fast Track service yesterday https://asiafasttrack.com/ and was assured they still offer Fast Track at both Swampy and DM
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Old Aug 29, 18, 7:33 pm
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I checked with my usual Fast Track service yesterday https://asiafasttrack.com/ and was assured they still offer Fast Track at both Swampy and DM
I had a look at the site but it looks like they are quoting $99 usd for arrival service at swampy, is that right?! Services I've used in the past were closer to $40 USD.

Also noticed the following notice on their site...

"IMPORTANT: As of July 23rd 2018, if any passenger in the group is arriving on an international flight in the ECONOMY class cabin, please contact us by email for special arrangements to be made"

...I assume you've spoken to them, is there an additional surcharge to the $99 for economy passengers?
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