Bangkok Airways has increased the number of
screening points at three of the airports it owns in Thailand in
an attempt to help prevent the spread of COVID19 in the country.
There are now handheld thermoscan screening points
at both domestic and international departure halls of its airports
in Samui, Sukhothai and Trat.
Additional screening points
have been set up for passengers, employees and outsourced personnel as follows:
- Samui Airport: A total of 7
screening points have been installed at designated areas including
check-in area, domestic departure checkpoints (for online check-in
passengers), international departures checkpoints (for online
check-in passengers), entrance 3 (for staff working in restricted
areas), entrance 2 (for cargo personnel or drivers in restricted
areas meeting point located in the arrival hall and entrance 7
for air catering staff and ground support equipment staffs.
- Sukhothai Airport has added screening points for passengers
at the domestic departure hall and airport staff are also required to pass the screening point at
registration area before working.
- Trat Airport has added
2 screening points for passengers at the check-in area and at the entrance to
the common area
connected to the arrivals hall. All airport personnel are required to
pass the screening point at the designated registration area
before they start work.
If any passenger or employee is found
with a high body temperature or suspected of COVID19 symptoms, the
staff shall coordinate with the airline and airport medical
services and notify public health officer at such port