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Yangon International Airport and All Nippon Airways Welcome 5 Millionth Passenger of 2018

  • 15 Nov 2018

Yangon International Airport (YIA), the largest and busiest airport in Myanmar, welcomed its five millionth passenger today from Tokyo, Japan aboard All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight NH 813.


The lucky winner, Mr. Yuji Terauchi from Japan, was warmly greeted by U Yan Win, Chairman of Myanmar Tourism Federation, U Myint Htay, Chairman of Airport Cooperation Committee, YACL management and ANA representatives upon arrival at YIA Terminal 1 at 3:56 PM.


To celebrate the milestone, Mr. Yuji Terauchi received a 1 Million MMK cash prize as well as other gifts valued at over 1 Million MMK. These include a two-night stay in Horizon Lakeview Hotel and Resort in Nay Pyi Taw, a Samsonite travel luggage and passport holder, an Artisan made-in-Myanmar bag, JBL wireless headphones and other travel accessories. Travelers on the same flight also received complimentary duty-free vouchers and lucky draw vouchers as part of the occasion.


JTB Polestar Co.,Ltd also awarded a round trip flight tickets to Bagan and a two-night stay in Bagan to Mr. Yuji Terauchi.


Mr. Yuji Terauchi said “I am so glad to be the lucky winner of YIA’s 5 millionth passenger event today. YIA’s premium facilities and services are satisfying as the international gateway to Myanmar and to Yangon. I wish YIA to be able to improve more and provide amazing traveling experience for travelers like us.”


Mr. José Angeja, Chief Operating Officer of Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited, commented, “We are glad to welcome our five millionth passenger today as we approach the end of 2018. YIA handled 5.92 million passengers in 2017 and we hope to surpass that number this year. With our trained personnel and effective equipment, we will continue to strive towards our goal of becoming a world-class airport. This event is a way for us to show our appreciation for our airline partners and all travelers who pass through our gates.”

 

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Email: media.relations@yangon.aero

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