Emirates Airline has announced on 27th August 2020 that they will resume flights to Bangkok from 1 September. Travellers arriving into Bangkok are subject to requirements set by the Thai authorities and certain restrictions are in place.
Royal Thai Embassy of Abu Dhabi and Royal Thai Consulate of Dubai has announced that Emirates Airline has permission to resume commercial flight to Bangkok. Initial announcement on 31st August 2020 was for Non-Thai only.
Announcement on 31st August 2020:
With reference to the Emirates Airline’s announcement regarding the resumption of passenger services to Bangkok with daily flights starting from 1 September 2020. The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Dubai would like to clarify as follows:
1. Emirates Airline has been approved by the CAAT to operate commercial flights to Bangkok currently from the period of 1 September – 24 October 2020. However, the abovementioned commercial flights are operating only for “NON-THAI NATIONALS” in permitted types according to current Thai laws and regulations. Those who wish to enter Thailand via these commercial flights should study the guided procedures in the infographic below.
2. At present, “THAI NATIONALS” residing in the UAE can only travel back to Thailand via repatriation flights organized by the Royal Thai Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Royal Thai Consulate-General in Dubai. The next repatriation flight to Bangkok which is being organized will be on 9 September 2020 by Etihad Airways, EY 406, as previously announced.
Please be informed accordingly. Any changes (if any) will be notified at the earliest.
Later on 3rd September 2020, there was an update from Facebook of Royal Thai Embassy of Abu Dhabi and Royal Thai Consulate of Dubai that the flight will allow Thai to travel back to Thailand provided they booked ASQ(Alternative State Quarantine) at their own expense.
Announcement on 3rd September 2020
สำหรับคนไทยที่ต้องการกลับไทยโดยเที่ยวบินพาณิชย์ของสายการบินเอมิเรตส์ (ได้รับอนุญาตให้ทำการบินจากดูไบเข้าไทยจาก กพท. แล้ว) ที่ประสงค์จะออกค่าใช้จ่ายในการกักตัว 14 วันเอง โปรดดำเนินการตามขั้นตอนในแผนภาพด้านล่างนี้
For more information and queries, please contact
The Royal Thai Embassy in Abu Dhabi
Phone :+971 2-557 6551 ext. 111
Facebook: Royal Thai Embassy Abu Dhabi
The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Dubai
Phone : +971 4348 9550 ext. 31 , 32
Facebook: RTCGDXBSource: https://dubai.thaiembassy.org/en/index