Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand extends ban on inbound flights till May 31

In a move to stem imported Coronavirus cases in the country, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand announced to extend the ban on inbound flights for another month from May 1 to 31. The move was announced on Monday, April 27.

Making the announcement CAAT director-general Chula Sukmanop said, “Exempted from the ban are state and military aircraft; aircraft requiring emergency and technical landing without disembarkation; humanitarian aid, medical and relief flights; and repatriation and cargo aircraft.”

Adding further he said that air passengers will be subject to guidelines and measures to contain the spread of the deadly virus, including 14-day quarantine and other relevant measures issued under the executive decree on public administration in emergency situations.

So far, more than 2,900 positive cases of Coronavirus have been reported in the country with 52 deaths.

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