DOMESTIC TRAVEL ROUTES REOPEN

Domestic travel by road and air are beginning to reopen in line with the reductions in Covid-related restrictions.

The resumption of interprovincial bus services begins on September 1, after being suspended for nearly a month.

A total of 26 routes in the North, Northeast, East and South regions will resume service, with 75 per cent of passenger capacity per trip to comply with Covid-19 control measures.

Transport Co president Sanyalux Panwattanalikit announced the relaxation in restrictions announced by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will allow the resumption of interprovincial travel in “dark red”, or very high risk provinces. However, passengers in public transport will not exceed 75 per cent of capacity. 

The service will resume on September 1, with eight northern routes, 10 routes to the Northeast and East, and eight routes to the South.

Additionally domestic flights are beginning to be advertised with announcement from CAAT soon anticipated.  To date the following airlines have announced flight resumptions:  Thai Lion Air – 1 September, Thai VietJet – 1 September, Nok Air – 1 September and Air Asia – 3 September.