People have long waited to get clear information when public life will come closer to the "old normal". Now we have a confirmed date.
News in Asia
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expresses hope the government will allow travel within the country soon – and we support these expectations with all our hearts!
Great news – Thai Lion Air, a Thai low-cost airline, an associate company of Lion Air of Indonesia, has announced the company is ready to reopen domestic routes by May 1.
Thailand reports no new COVID-19 cases in 27 provinces during the last 14 days, nine provinces remain completely free from the virus and the total number of new infections across the country stays about 30 these days – we all hope it means the soonest lifting of travel restrictions.
The number of new Covid-19 cases in Thailand has been dropping continuously – the country remains on guard but there is hope the measures undertaken have finally started yielding results.
Following the nationwide efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Thailand, about 70 percent of all the trains are being cancelled at the moment with cancellations reaching 90 percent by Wednesday, April, 8.
In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, Yogyakarta's newly built International Airport (YIA) officially commenced operations last Sunday, March, 29.
The rise of Covid-19 cases during the last few days led to Thailand shutting doors to new arrivals effective from Thursday, April 2 till Wednesday, April 15.
Bangkok Airways, Thailand-based regional airline and the country's first boutique airline, has announced the temporary suspension of all domestic services between April 7–30.
It is not all bad about locking big cities down: many Indian destinations are reporting a considerable improvement of air quality.
Nok Air confirms the airline continues operating their domestic flights as usual though the flight schedule can be changed according to the situation.
AirAsia Group is temporarily hibernating most of its fleet across the network in a bid to stop spreading the COVID-19 pandemic. This hibernation concerns flights performed by the AirAsia Group's fleet in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and India.
While the state of emergency was declared in Thailand, the country is not locked down. The Prime Minister did ask people to stay home during the oncoming weekend but there is no curfew yet.
With many of us unable to leave homes nowadays, not to mention travelling abroad, virtual travel may be the remedy to combat your quarantine blues. We've chosen five live cameras in Thailand that bring you to five picturesque places without a risk of catching the virus. Enjoy!
Following multiple requests for rebooking due to flight cancellations, AirAsia has updated its rebooking policy.
From today, Thailand is under a state of emergency. All travels are highly discouraged. Use this time to plan your trips for the 'after-COVID-19' period. We would like to share some resources which inspire us to travel far and wide across Thailand – hope you'll love them, too.