Thu, October 28, 2021

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Government sets the ball rolling for resumption of international flights in November


Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob on Friday told the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) to coordinate with related parties and prepare for the opening of the country for international flights in November.

“During a meeting with CAAT executives today, I have ordered them to work with public health offices, airlines and airport operators to prepare for international flights as planned in November,” he said.

“The Airports of Thailand Plc, U-Tapao International Airport and Bangkok Airways Plc, as the private operators of airports in Thailand, were also told to draft measures for international travellers in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration in opening the country.”

The CAAT meeting on Friday also acknowledged the results of the Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme and the Universal Security Audit Programme of the International Civil Aviation Organization, as well as the International Aviation Safety Assessment of the

Federal Aviation Administration on airlines and airports in Thailand.

Published : May 15, 2021

By : THE NATION