Thailand extends temporary ban on all international flights to Thailand until 30 June 2020

Bangkok, 16 May, 2020, at 19.00 Hrs. – The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has announced an extension of temporary ban on all international flights to Thailand until 30 June 2020.

The CAAT said all flight permits granted for such period will be cancelled.

The ban does not apply to state or military aircraft, emergency landing, technical landing without disembarkation, humanitarian aid, medical and relief flights, repatriation flights and cargo flights.

The passengers on board the aforementioned aircraft will be subjected to the measures under communicable disease law, such as 14 days state quarantine, and the regulations under the Emergency Decree on State of Emergency.

TAT is constantly providing updates on the tourism-related COVID-19 situation in Thailand at the TAT Newsroom ( For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.

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This press release is published on 16 May, 2020, at 19.00 Hrs. All information is accurate at the current time but can be changed depending on the situation. The TAT Newsroom will not be updating this press release but will issue new updates as soon as further information becomes available.

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