Yangon airport celebrates arrival of four million passengers in 2018


Yangon International Airport in Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Aung/EPA

Yangon International Airport in Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Aung/EPA

Myanmar's Yangon International (YIA) has welcomed the arrival of four million passengers in 2018, Xinhua reported.

Travelling from China's Kunming on board China Eastern Airlines flight MU 2031, a passenger named Daw Khin Phoo Thit was welcomed and awarded 1 million kyats (667 U.S. dollars) at the YIA Terminal 1 on Tuesday afternoon.

The passenger was also awarded 1 million kyats (667 U.S. dollars) worth gift sets which include a two-night stay in Horizon Lakeview Hotel and Resort in Capital city Nay Pyi Taw, a Samsonite travel luggage and other travel-related items, the report said.

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