Would-be tourists take part in a “fake” travel experience for tourists at Songshan airport in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: ReutersWould-be tourists take part in a “fake” travel experience for tourists at Songshan airport in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Would-be tourists take part in a “fake” travel experience for tourists at Songshan airport in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

You can check in but you can never leave: Taiwan offers fake flights for tourists starved of travel in pandemic

  • Thousands applied for the chance to check in, go through passport control and security and board Airbus A330 – before getting off again
  • During flight simulation, Taipei’s Songshan airport showed off renovations done while most travellers were grounded

Topic |   Taiwan
Would-be tourists take part in a “fake” travel experience for tourists at Songshan airport in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: ReutersWould-be tourists take part in a “fake” travel experience for tourists at Songshan airport in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Would-be tourists take part in a “fake” travel experience for tourists at Songshan airport in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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