Bangkok Airways prepares to resume flights between Koh Samui and
Suvarnabhumi Airport near Bangkok on 15 May, the airline has
reminded passengers of the different anti-COVID19 measures in
In compliance with the regulations laid out by the
Ministry of Public Health and the Civil Aviation Authority of
Thailand for domestic travel during COVID19 pandemic, the measures
• Passenger screening procedures are in line with
Airports of Thailand (AOT). Any passenger who is found with a body
temperature higher than 37.3 Celsius or exhibits respiratory
symptoms such as a cough, sneeze, or is suspected of any risk
factors, will not be allowed to board the plane.
• The airline will pre-allocate seats onboard to
ensure a suitable distance is kept between passengers. Floor
markings will be added to maintain appropriate social distancing
at all service counters, waiting areas and on the transfer bus.
• The in-flight food and beverage service has been
suspended and the consumption of any personal food and drink is
not allowed onboard.
• All cabin crew will be wearing protective masks
and gloves at all times when on duty.
• Passengers are required to bring and wear masks
at all times during the flight.
Precautionary measures at airports under the
management of Bangkok Airways - Samui Airport, Sukhothai Airport
and Trat Airport - include:
• Airports will conduct body temperature screening
of all passengers, customers and employees. If anyone is found
with a high body temperature, they will not be allowed to enter
the premises and the airport will strictly follow the procedures
set by Department of Decease Control, the Ministry of Public
Health to report the case.
• Floor markers will be placed to indicate
necessary social distancing at check-in counters, baggage claim
areas, waiting areas and on the transfer bus.
• Alcohol-based hand sanitizer will be provided
throughout the airports.
• Passengers, customers and employees are required
to wear masks at all times when in the airport terminals.
• Airport disinfectant cleaning is set to be done
on hourly basis while common service areas and high-traffic areas
will be cleaned more frequently.
Bangkok Airways will initially operate
trips per day between Samui and Bangkok.