BANGKOK, 2 April 2021: Thai Airways International confirmed earlier this week it is operating two special flights from Frankfurt, Germany, to Phuket in April and May.

The airline’s executive vice president, commercial Nond Kalinta, said the two flights would support the government’s policy to assist local businesses in Phuket impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Flight TG921 departs from Frankfurt at 1445
on 2 April 2021 and will arrive in Phuket at 0710 on the following morning in
Phuket.

The second flight (TG921) depart from
Frankfurt at the same time on 7 May 2021 and arrive in Phuket the following
morning.

Meanwhile, the schedule to start
vaccinating people working in Phuket’s hotel industry is now underway, with the
first round of jabs scheduled next week for staff working in hotels near the
airport on the northwest coast of Phuket. Hotels provide name lists of their
staff who agreed to participate in the scheme. Almost 500,000 people on the
island will be given two jabs of the vaccine ahead of the deadline to open the
island to vaccinated travellers from low-risk countries on 1 July.

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