(Photo: courtesy Bangkok Air)
Bangkok (People's Daily) -- Bangkok Airways will resume domestic operations from May 15 with the Bangkok-Samui (roundtrip) twice daily service to serve passengers needing to travel.
All flight operations will strictly comply with safety measures and social distancing guidelines set by the Ministry of Public Health and the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand.
The reopening of airports in Sukhothai and Trat and Bangkok Airways’ other routes will be announced later.
The health and safety measures will include seat distancing onboard, suspension of in-fight food and beverage services and consumption of personal food and drink is not allowed onboard.
All crew members will be wearing masks and gloves when on duty and passengers are required to bring and wear protective masks at all times during their flights.
Samui Airport will also resume daily operations on May 15 (08:00 – 19:00). The airport has put in place health and safety measures and social distancing practices in compliance with regulations set out by the Ministry of Public Health and the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand to ensure the highest level of safety for all passengers and staff.
The measures include passengers and staff screening, health and body temperature checks, staff wearing protective masks at all times when on duty and social distancing arrangements at all service areas.
Bangkok Airways says it prioritizes the health and hygiene of its passengers and staff and will continue to implement necessary health and safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.