THE Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) said today (Nov. 1) the first day of the reopening of the country to tourists from 63 countries who are exempted from Covid quarantine that arrivals from 26 countries are expected during Nov. 1-5, Sanook.com said.
Air ticket reservations as of October 29, 2021 show 21,316 foreign passengers are preparing to travel to and from Thailand with 15,037 being inbound and 6,279 outbound.
A breakdown shows 5,745 are arriving today Nov. 1; 5,331 on Nov. 2; 3,893 on Nov. 3; 5,154 on Nov. 4 and 5,137 on Nov. 5.
The 26 countries they are coming from are Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, The Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, The Netherlands, India, Israel, Austria, Russia, China, Laos and Kazakhstan.
They are heading for three destinations with most coming to Bangkok followed by Phuket and Chiang Mai.
They are flying in by 27 airlines, both Thai and foreign, with these being Thai Airways, Korean Air,Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates, All Nippon Airways, Singapore Airlines, K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airlines, Air India, Edelweiss Air, Lufthansa, Air France, Zipair Tokyo, Scoot Tigerair, Asiana Airlines, Garuda, Etihad Airways, Cathay Pacific, El Al, Jeju Air, Austrian Airlines, Japan Airlines, EVA Air, Aeroflot, China Airlines, Lao Airlines and Air Astana.
Top: Flight back to Phuket. Photo: Phuket@photographer.net (CC BY 2.0)
Home Page: Concourse E, Suvarnabhumi Airport. Photo: David McKelvey (CC BY 2.0)
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