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Thai Smile to allow Luk Thep dolls to travel as passengers

I have seen people struggling with the ground staff to bring in many things as their carry on baggage but how about dolls? Apparently if you go by this Bloomberg story, Thai Smile which is a subsidiary of Thailand’s flag carrier Thai Airways is contemplating a move that will now allow passengers to buy seats for their super sized dolls  which are known as Luk Thep which is Thai for Child God. Apparently there is a belief that these dolls have supernatural powers that serve as protection from harm for their owners and act as good luck charms inviting good fortune and blessings. The dolls have not only been endorsed heavily by celebrities which have not only helped make them very popular but have also spawned a range of fashion…

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