The arrival of K-pop band NCT 127 at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport on June 23 sparked a frenzy, with fans resorting to extreme measures to catch a glimpse of their idols.
Mercedes Hutton
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Why K-pop and airports don’t mix: after scenes of chaos at Bangkok hub, authorities take note

  • Legions of obsessive superfans have sparked mass hysteria – and mass annoyance – at airports across Asia
  • Hong Kong International Airport keeps commotion to a minimum, unlike recent incident at Suvarnabhumi

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The arrival of K-pop band NCT 127 at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport on June 23 sparked a frenzy, with fans resorting to extreme measures to catch a glimpse of their idols.
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