Chiang Mai airport welcomes first worldwide flight, 83 vacationers

Chiang Mai has officially joined Thailand’s big reopening launch as the first international flight brought vacationers to the “Charming Chiang Mai” programme. After nearly 2 years of being closed to international flights, Chiang Mai Airport welcomed a flight of 83 travellers from South Korea last night.
The first flight was operated by Korean carrier Jeju Air and departed from Seoul’s Incheon Airport at 6:forty pm to reach into Chiang Mai yesterday evening simply after 10 pm, touchdown about 20 minutes forward of schedule, a 5 and a half hour flight with Korea’s time zone 2 hours forward of Thailand.
The province welcomed the flight with fanfare together with a water tunnel commonly used to greet the primary flight at an airport, after which passengers have been met by the Deputy Governors of both Chiang Mai and the Tourism Authority of Thailand, together with the airport director and different officers.
After the excited greeting, passengers went through a temperature checkpoint and a document verify, with most travellers using the Certificate of Entry course of earlier than the new Thailand Pass choice had launched. After navigating through the Covid-19 arrival procedure together with normal customs and immigration steps, the group of Korean vacationers got memento presents from the TAT before proceeding to their resorts.
Chiang Mai’s reopening is proscribed, with solely four districts accessible to vacationers travelling on sealed routes. Travellers can go to Doi Tao, Mae Rim, Mae Taeng, and Mueang districts currently. Marked down is presently battling a Covid-19 surge with today’s 4 deaths and 487 new infections probably the most infections for any area in Thailand except Bangkok and the nationwide jail system.
Jeju Air will function this similar flight each Friday and the airport plans to see extra worldwide flights to return within the near future..

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