Thailand Tourism Updates

CAAT announces COVID-19 control guidelines on domestic flights

Effective from 13 April, 2021, airlines must continue to follow the health and safety regulations during the current resurgence of local transmission

Bangkok, 12 April, 2021 – 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 latest announcement maintains that airlines must continue to follow the health and safety regulations during the current resurgence of local transmission.

Effective from 13 April, 2021, the guidelines include:

Maintaining social distancing practices on passenger services in all levels of operations, from check-in and boarding and disembarking.

Passengers are required to wear masks at all times during the flight, while maintaining hand hygiene.

No food and drinks will be served or sold on board. Consumption of personal food and drink is not allowed on board either. 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.

Pilots are required to wear masks, while all cabin crew must wear both masks and gloves at all times when on duty.

Flights longer than 90 minutes must set aside seats in the last two rows in case someone falls sick on board.

TAT is constantly providing updates on the tourism-related COVID-19 situation in Thailand at the TAT Newsroom (www.tatnews.org); Facebook (tatnews.org); and Twitter (Tatnews_Org).

For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.

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