Can you spot the spelling blunder on this Fu’amotu International Airport sign?

An eagle-eyed Tongan has noticed a spelling mistake on a Fu’amotu International Airport direction sign.

Yvette Guttenbeil Paea posted a picture to Facebook of the error on a sign at the terminal hall way in Tongatapu on Saturday.

The local business woman was waiting at the airport while she noticed the eighth letter ‘r’ was missing from Transportation and posted: “mahalo tonu ke ave o fktonutonu..?? (translated:  I think it should be corrected..??) “Or is it a new Tongan English spelling? Now, I am confused”.

In an email to Kaniva News a spokesperson from the Tonga Airport company said:  “Thank you for bringing this up. We will get this fixed now”.


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