Charter Arrivals Herald Year of Dragon

Cairns Airport was buzzing with excitement early this morning as the first of almost 4,000 Chinese New Year visitors arriving into Cairns direct from China touched down to a lively, colourful and very enthusiastic welcome.

Twelve Chinese New Year flights coming into Cairns Airport’s International Terminal this week will be greeted by the traditional Chinese Lion Dancers and a red packet blessing will be offered to every passenger, while specially appointed Chinese Liaison Officers will be on hand to provide any assistance that may be required.

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