Passengers of the emergency landed airplane of Air France exit from a terminal building at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa, Kenya, Dec. 20, 2015. Kenyan security officers on Sunday removed suspected explosives from an Air France flight after it made an emergency landing in the coastal city of Mombasa over bomb scare.(Xinhua/Jacob Teddy)
Passengers of the emergency landed airplane of Air France exit from a terminal building at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa, Kenya, Dec. 20, 2015. Kenyan security officers on Sunday removed suspected explosives from an Air France flight after it made an emergency landing in the coastal city of Mombasa over bomb scare.(Xinhua/Jacob Teddy)

This terminal, T1, was inaugurated by current President U Thein Sein in a ceremony also attended by several government ministers and Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang.

Passengers of the emergency landed airplane of Air France exit from a terminal building at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa, Kenya, Dec. 20, 2015. Kenyan security officers on Sunday removed suspected explosives from an Air France flight after it made an emergency landing in the coastal city of Mombasa over bomb scare.(Xinhua/Jacob Teddy)
Passengers of the emergency landed airplane of Air France exit from a terminal building at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa, Kenya, Dec. 20, 2015. Kenyan security officers on Sunday removed suspected explosives from an Air France flight after it made an emergency landing in the coastal city of Mombasa over bomb scare.(Xinhua/Jacob Teddy)
The opening of T1 marked a great milestone in Myanmar’s aviation history, U Myint Swe, current chief minister of Yangon Region, said at the ceremony.

The new three-storey building will house arrival and departure halls as well as a shopping center, and will be able to handle about 6 million passengers per year, according to local media reports.

At present, there are 30 local airlines and 10 international airlines servicing the Yangon International Airport.

The airport received over 4 million passengers in 2015. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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