Thai AirAsia (FD) is to resume domestic operations
on 1 May 2020.
The airline plans to initially operate the
following routes: Don Mueang to
Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai,
Nakhon Panom, Nakhon Si Thammarat,
Roi-Et, Surat Thani, Trang,
Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, as well as Chiang Mai - Hat Yai.
Crew and passengers will need to abide by
strict health controls in compliance with regulations set by the Ministry of Public Health and Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand.
Measures include include:
- The airline will only sell
a limited number of seats on every flight in accordance with
social distancing measures.
- Social distancing will also be
enforced on the shuttle bus as well as at the service counters.
- Passengers will be required to wear their own face masks
throughout their journey including during check-in and baggage
- Strictly no consumption of food and beverage
onboard. AirAsiaís meals service has also be temporarily
Passengers are to be screened in accordance with airport regulations,
including a body temperature scan during boarding. Passengers with a
body temperature above 37.3 Celsius, or exhibiting symptoms
including sneezing or coughing, will be denied travel.
one bag such as a laptop bag or a ladiesí
handbag or a small bag weighing no more than 5 kilograms will be
permitted as carry-on baggage per person. The size must not exceed the
dimension of 40cm (H) x 30cm (W) X 10 cm (D) and fit under the seat
in front of the passenger. For other additional baggage within
allowed 7 kilograms will be checked-in at no additional cost.
The reason for this is to try and facilitate social distancing especially during
embarkation and disembarkation.
- Guests are recommended to
perform self check-in via the AirAsia mobile app or kiosks at the
reduce personal contact.
In addition, the cabin crew and other
operational staff performing duties on the flight will have
their body temperature checked before and after duty. They must
also wear PPE such as masks, goggles and gloves throughout service.
AirAsia will disinfect its
airplanes, shuttle buses, service counters and check-in kiosks on
a daily basis.
All AirAsia aircraft are fitted with hospital-grade
HEPA Filters that protect against 99.999% of particles and
airborne contaminants such as viruses and bacteria.
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