The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has extended a ban on all commercial flights to Thailand until April 18 to support the country’s campaign to contain the coronavirus.
Thailand had banned passenger flights from Saturday, 4 April to Monday 6 April. Hours before the order expired, the aviation regulator issued another announcement extending the ban to April 18.
The extension was in line with efforts to curb the outbreak of Covid-19 under the Emergency Decree, the CAAT said. The new order will end on April 18.
Until that date, only state and military aircraft, emergency landings, technical landings and flights for humanitarian and medical purposes will be allowed, it said.