Suvarnabhumi airport celebrates Chinese New Year

BANGKOK, 8 February 2013 (NNT) – Suvarnabhumi Airport is celebrating this year’s Chinese New Year with beautiful decorations of floral arrangements and Chinese lanterns in the passenger terminal to mark this special occasion.

On the occasion of the Chinese New Year, the Airports of Thailand (AoT) has decorated the entrance of the passenger terminal in a traditional Chinese style. Presiding over the opening ceremony is Suvarnabhumi Airport Director Wilaiwan Nadwilai who said the number of passenger arrivals during the festival is expected to top 160,000 people a day.

Many activities, including a Chinese mask dance, giveaway souvenirs, and a small painting workshop, which were held yesterday by the AoT attracted a large number of onlookers and passengers at the airport. Passengers getting off the plane from Hong Kong yesterday were also greeted by AoT staff who presented them with a bag of oranges which, according to the Chinese belief, is a sign of prosperity.

Read more: NNT

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