Leicester City FC takes time out in Phuket Thailand

PHUKET: More than 70 players and staff from the English Premier League’s Leicester City Football Club touched down at Phuket Airport yesterday for a three-day stopover before traveling to Myanmar on Sunday.

The team arrived in Phuket on an AirAsia flight from Bangkok’s Don Muang Airport at about 1.35pm and were given a warm welcome by Airport Director Monrudee Gettuphan and a contingent of officials including Santi Pawai, director of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport (MOTS) Phuket Office.

Accompanying the team was Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City FC’s Thai chairman and owner of King Power International Group.

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  1. When is the new terminal due to open? There was a big blaze of publicity for the “Soft Opening” in February, but driving past the airport I see that on the signs announcing the “Grand Opening” that 1 June has been removed.

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