In reference to the recent information that the COVID-19 situation tends to be more critical and has affected various regions across the country, the Thai Government has elevated the level of public health measures in order to stabilize the public health emergency situation and prevent its escalation.
In order to provide air operators the practical guidelines for their domestic flight operations to ensure the conformance with relevant Thai laws and regulations which are currently in force, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand hereby issues the following measures:
1. This is to announce the revocation of The Notification of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand on Guidelines for Domestic Flight Operations during COVID-19 Pandemic Situation (No. 3), issued on 3 September 2020 and, thus, this Notification shall become in full force and effect instead.
2. The in-flight consumption of food and beverage shall be suspended. In case of emergency or necessity, cabin crew may consider according to the situation. If deemed necessary, cabin crew may provide drinking water for the passenger with consideration of isolated area, as far away from other passengers as possible.
3. There shall be the suspension of printed materials service such as newspapers, magazines or advertisement pamphlets except solely for the documents or materials concerning safety.
4. Air operators shall comply with any other measures, guidelines or regulations which are issued by the responsible Government Agency in order to prevent and control the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic Situation.
The above guidelines and measures shall come into force from 31 December 2020 until the situation is ended or any further notification is issued.
Issued on 30 December 2020.
Deputy Director General
Acting Director General of The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand