Deputy general manager of Minsk airport in Belarus Mr. Kerr Neff told that comprehensive Chinese-language services have been enabled in the airport to facilitate the entry or transit through Belarus for Chinese passengers.
At the entrances and exits, halls and thoroughfares of the airport terminal tower, Chinese labels have been added onto all original Russian-English bilingual signs; the information on e-screens hung in each floor is displayed in Chinese, English and Russian in turn; real-time flight information is broadcast in Chinese as well; even some banks’ ATMs in the airport has got Chinese menu, and at the airport building entrance for the arrivals writes in Chinese characters “WELCOME TO BELARUS!”
Mr. Kerr Neff said that President Lukashenko demanded in the conference on Belarusian national diplomatic priorities that Chinese-language services be added in Minsk airport. Since then, a large amount of Chinese translation work has been completed in a short period of time and Chinese labels have been added onto 730 pieces of all kinds of direction boards in the airport. At the same time, 160 TV screens and 8 LED big screens are showing real-time flight information in Chinese. In addition, the airport website has released its Chinese version also, providing all kinds of useful information etc.
It is understood that Chinese-language services are considered to be expanded in Minsk airport, where shops and restaurants will soon launch the services in Chinese.