Thailand’s aviation authority says international flights can begin on July 1

Thailand’s Civil Aviation Authority said late Monday that foreign flights may begin entering the country provided that they were transporting people approved by the government for entry into the kingdom.

Among those that will be allowed into Thailand are

  1. Thai nationals
  2. Those with government authorization
  3. Foreign spouses, parents or children of persons with Thai nationality
  4. Foreign residents
  5. Spouses of work-permit holders
  6. Traders of necessary goods
  7. International students
  8. Foreigners seeking medical care
  9. Foreign officials

Those arriving in the kingdom will have to undergo mandatory quarantine. The cabinet is set to announce on Tuesday more measures about entries.

First business travelers

Thai Enquirer understands that the government is considering allowing business travelers to enter the country from a group of select countries. Those countries, according to sources within the CCSA, are Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia.

According to TE sources, the government is holding meetings whether to enforce a 14-day mandatory quarantine for business travelers or ask them to get a health certificate and Covid test before departure.

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