A repatriation flight carrying 250 Thai citizens who were stranded in the United Kingdom and Ireland is due to touchdown in Thailand today after departing from Heathrow Airport, London last night.
The flight with Eva Air is due for landing in Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok at approximately 3 pm today when all passengers onboard the flight will undergo health screenings and be placed into a state quarantine facility for 14 days.
The announcement was made by the Royal Thai Embassy in London on their Facebook page, where they assured all passengers on the flight had been scanned before boarding.
They also mentioned that the airplane had been fully disinfected prior to takeoff and luggage had also been sprayed before it was loaded onto the aircraft.
Passengers were instructed to wear face masks at all times while in the air and social distancing was put in place on the plane.
The next repatriation flight for Thai citizens stranded in the UK and Ireland is due to leave on May 30th and will be operated by Thai Airways.