Thailand Tourism Updates

CAAT announces food and drinks ban on domestic flights

All crews and passengers must wear face masks at all times, while no social distancing on seats are required in the aircraft

Bangkok, 30 December, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to inform all domestic flight passengers regarding the latest COVID-19 containment measures according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT).

The CAAT’s 4th announcement maintains that airlines must continue to follow the health and safety regulations during the current resurgence of local transmission. These include:

Food and drinks served on board are prohibited. If utmost necessary, crews may consider offering drinking water to passengers in predetermined social distancing areas in the aircraft.

Newspapers, magazines, or brochures provided on board are prohibited with an exception for safety cards or pamphlets.

While no social distancing on seats are required in the aircraft, all crews and passengers are required to wear face masks at all times. Effective from 31 December, 2020, until further notice.

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