Major airlines are scheduling flights to Phuket (Thailand) when it reopens and this place is ready to welcome visitors who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 from next month.
Thai Airways International (THAI), Qatar Airways, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Israeli airline EL AL are the first series of airlines to take advantage of Phuket’s reopening after a year and a half.
THAI’s CCO Nond Kalinta said the national carrier of Thailand plans to operate direct flights to Phuket from Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Paris, London and Zurich in July-September 2021.
In addition, subsidiary THAI Smile will operate four round-trip flights per week between Phuket and Hong Kong on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, starting from July 2.
Singapore Airlines has added one more flight on the Singapore – Phuket route since June 1, up from the current two flights per week.
And Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways Group, said that the airline is planning to operate four flights a week to Phuket, starting from July 1.
Airlines also plan to offer services to Phuket from Europe, the Middle East and the US as it is a traditional destination for tourists from these regions.
Another airline from the Gulf – Emirates, also started direct flights from Dubai to Phuket with a frequency of four times a week, starting from 2/7. The airline has also resumed daily flights to Bangkok from Dubai since September last year.
In addition, Israeli carrier EL AL will resume daily non-stop flights on the Tel Aviv-Phuket route from next month.