Bangkok Airways to operate "closed" flights from Bangkok to Phuket in support of "sandbox" program

Bangkok Airways has announced that it will operate two special "closed" flights daily from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Phuket from February 1 this year in support of Thailand's "sandbox" plan for Phuket.   The "closed" flights from Bangkok to Phuket will be operated with ATR72-600 aircraft. The first daily outbound flight PG5275 departs Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International Airport) at 12:00 and arrives at Phuket International Airport at 14:05. The second outbound flight PG5279 departs Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) at 1710 hours and arrives at Phuket International Airport at 1915 hours.   Passengers travelling on the above special flights must follow the requirements of the Thai Government's New Crown Epidemic Management Center and be prepared with complete documentation and related documents.

Delingha sudden 5.8 magnitude earthquake, the airport flight protection all normal

  At 10:21 on January 23, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Delingha, Haixi Prefecture, Qinghai, with a depth of 8 km and the epicenter location about 150 km from the airport.

  The airport was in the process of securing flights when the earthquake occurred, and there were obvious tremors. The emergency command center of Delingha Airport notified all departments to check facilities and equipment at 10:25 according to the earthquake emergency plan and key equipment checklist, and reported the earthquake situation to Qinghai Airport Company according to the information reporting process. All departments promptly organized staff to check all facilities and equipment, and after checking everything was normal, on-site security personnel organized passengers to board the plane in an orderly manner, and the flight took off normally at 10:43.

  After the flight, the airport branch again organized all staff to carry out a comprehensive inspection of facilities and equipment, runway surface and monolithic buildings. The results of the inspection showed that all facilities and equipment in the field were normal, the runway surface was normal, the main structure of the terminal building and monolithic buildings was normal, and individual parts of the walls were 1-2mm wider than before.

  Qinghai Airport Company and Delingha Airport Branch will continue to pay attention to the earthquake information, do a good job in emergency protection and service protection and other work, strengthen the safety management, facilities and equipment management, emergency rescue management of Delingha Airport, ready for earthquake relief and emergency rescue, to ensure the smooth and orderly production of safety and normal operation of the airport during the Spring Festival.


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