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Bangkok Airways to operate special sealed-route flights from Bangkok to Phuket to support Thailand’s Phuket Sandbox

Starting from 1 February 2022 onwards

Bangkok / 20 January 2022 – Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited to support Thailand’s Phuket Sandbox program by operating two special sealed-route flights per day from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Phuket, starting from 1 February 2022 onwards.  

The special sealed-route flights from Bangkok to Phuket will be operated by an ATR72-600 aircraft. The first outbound flight, PG5275 departs from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) at 12.00hrs. and arrives at Phuket International Airport at 14.05hrs. The second outbound flight, PG5279 departs from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) at 17.10hrs. and arrives at Phuket International Airport at 19.15hrs.

Passengers can visit the website for more details about flight schedules. 

Moreover, passengers traveling on these special flights are required to follow guidelines issued by the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) which requires that each passenger entering the kingdom of Thailand must possess the complete set of the relevant documents which include; Thailand Pass, Alternative Quarantine (AQ) or SHA+ hotel reservation confirmation. Medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID-19 is not detected (done by RT-PCR technique and issued no more than 72 hours before traveling), Vaccine Certificate or proof of vaccination, Travel health insurance (worldwide or including Thailand) covering health care and treatment expenses for COVID-19 disease, (Or any other guarantee valid throughout their stay in the Kingdom) with a coverage of no less than 50,000 USD. Additionally all passengers must undergo required COVID-19 tests (RT-PCR method) during their stay in Thailand.  

Bangkok Airways remains committed to the safety and hygiene of our passengers and employees as the highest priority. The airlines strictly implement surveillance measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

20 January 2022