Lonely Planet Writer

Feng shui considered for luckless Philippines airport terminal

After a string of negative incidents in recent years at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminal 3, including a five-hour blackout, a collapsed ceiling, a suicide attempt and the death of a security guard, one official has reportedly suggested consulting a feng shui expert to assess the terminal layout and rid the building of its bad luck.

Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Image by gtknj / CC BY 2.0

Some also believe that the site may have been ‘desecrated’ when it was first built, as a chapel was torn down and a community moved to make way for the terminal. Others, however, point to airport management as the more likely issue. Read more: asiancorrespondent.com