Passengers walk down from a Thai Airways Boeing 747 on the tamac of the freed Suvarnabhumi International Airport after making the first arrival flight at the protest-hit airport in Bangkok on Dec. 3. Airlines gradually resumed international and domestic flights to and from the airport after protesters ended a blockade, with full operations expected on Dec. 4. (Getty Images)
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