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The Civil Avi­a­tion Author­ity of Thai­land (CAAT) an­nounced the lift­ing of the ban on in­ter­na­tional flights un­der some con­di­tions, ef­fec­tive to­day.

1 The fol­low­ing air­craft can fly over, fly into or out of, and take off from or land at in­ter­na­tional air­ports in the king­dom when per­mis­sion is given by the CAAT.

(1) State or mil­i­tary air­craft

(2) Emer­gency land­ing flights

(3) Tech­ni­cal land­ing flights with­out dis­em­barka­tion

(4) Hu­man­i­tar­ian aid, med­i­cal and re­lief flights

(5) Repa­tri­a­tion flights

(6) Cargo flights

2 Per­mis­sion for pas­sen­ger air­craft will be given by the CAAT to fly over, fly into or out of, and take off or land at in­ter­na­tional air­ports in the king­dom only if the pas­sen­gers or per­sons on board are in one of the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories

(1) Thai na­tion­als

(2) Per­sons with ex­emp­tion or per­sons be­ing con­sid­ered, per­mit­ted or in­vited by the prime min­is­ter, or the per­son in charge of re­solv­ing state of emer­gency is­sues to en­ter the king­dom as nec­es­sary. Such con­sid­er­a­tion, per­mis­sion or in­vi­ta­tion may be sub­ject to spec­i­fied con­di­tions and time lim­its.

(3) Non-Thai na­tion­als who are spouses, par­ents, or chil­dren of Thai na­tion­als

(4) Non-Thai na­tion­als who hold a valid cer­tifi­cate of res­i­dence, or per­mis­sion to take up res­i­dence in the king­dom

(5) Non-Thai na­tion­als who hold a valid work per­mit or are al­lowed to work in the king­dom, in­clud­ing their spouse or chil­dren

(6) Car­ri­ers of nec­es­sary goods, sub­ject to im­me­di­ate re­turn after com­ple­tion

(7) Crew mem­bers who are re­quired to travel into the king­dom on a mis­sion, and have a spec­i­fied date and time for re­turn

(8) Non-Thai na­tion­als who are stu­dents of ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions ap­proved by Thai au­thor­i­ties, in­clud­ing their par­ents or guardians

(9) Non-Thai na­tion­als who are in need of med­i­cal treat­ment in Thai­land, and their at­ten­dants. How­ever, this shall not in­clude med­i­cal treat­ment for Covid-19

(10) Mem­bers of diplo­matic and con­sular mis­sions, mem­bers of in­ter­na­tional or­gan­i­sa­tions, gov­ern­ment rep­re­sen­ta­tives, for­eign gov­ern­ment agen­cies work­ing in Thai­land, or in­di­vid­u­als in other in­ter­na­tional agen­cies as per­mit­ted by the Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs, in­clud­ing their spouses, par­ents, or chil­dren.

(11) Non-Thai na­tion­als who are per­mit­ted to en­ter the king­dom un­der spe­cial ar­range­ments with for­eign coun­tries.

3 Air­craft and pas­sen­gers or per­sons en­ter­ing the king­dom un­der No.2 must com­ply with the con­di­tions, time lim­its and rules of the au­tho­rised per­sons un­der the Thai im­mi­gra­tion law, com­mu­ni­ca­ble dis­eases law, air nav­i­ga­tion law, and the emer­gency de­cree in force, to pre­vent the dis­ease and reg­u­late the num­ber of per­sons en­ter­ing Thai­land in line with of­fi­cials' screen­ing ca­pa­bil­ity, and the ar­range­ment of quar­an­tine fa­cil­i­ties

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