Thailand opens up to transit/transfer flights from Monday

THE Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand said today (Feb. 26) that international  transit / transfer flights carrying passengers will be allowed to land here from Monday March 1 onwards, Thai Rath newspaper said.

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob confirmed that this ban is being lifted from Monday onwards.

Earlier at 11.30 a.m. the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said there were 45 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours increasing the cumulative confirmed  total to 25,809 but the death toll remained stationary at 83.

Of the overall cases, 24,952 have recovered while 774 are still undergoing treatment.

Of today’s 45 cases, 37 were domestic and this was divided into two groups, with 32 emerging from surveillance and service systems while proactive search found five more.

Eight overseas travellers were quarantined with two coming from France and one each from Germany, Bangladesh, the Netherlands, Pakistan, the UK and Kuwait.


Top: A view of Suvarnabhumi Airport from a bus. Photo: David McKelvey (CC BY 2.0)

Home Page: Airplanes at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Photo: Thai Rath


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