IndiGo and SpiceJet, the two Indian low-cost carriers, have recently revealed their flight schedule for Thailand under the air bubble arrangements which will begin on March 10, 2022.
The announcements come after India and Thailand have entered into an air bubble pact to start flight operations between both countries. Under the air bubble arrangements, both Indian and Thai carriers are now permitted to operate flights between India and Thailand and carry certain categories of persons on such flights.
As per the details shared by both airlines, they will be operating direct flights connecting Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru with Bangkok, and Phuket.
IndiGo Flights Between India And Thailand
Leading low-cost airline IndiGo in a trade circular said that it will start operating daily flights which connect Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai with Bangkok and Thailand starting 10th March.
Flight from Bangkok – Kolkata will be started from 11th March 2022.
|Flight No||Sector||Dep. Time||Arr. Time||Frequency|
|6E 1794||Mumbai – Bangkok||08:15||14:50||Daily|
|6E 0057||Bangkok – Mumbai||15:50||19:25||Daily|
|GE 0077||Kolkata – Bangkok||20:50||01:15||Daily|
|6E 0078||Bangkok – Kolkata||02:15||03:40||Daily|
|6E 0085||Delhi – Bangkok||10:05||16:10||Daily|
|GE 0086||Bangkok – Delhi||17:10||20:15||Daily|
|6E 0075||Bengaluru – Bangkok||12:55||18:25||Daily|
|6E 0076||Bangkok – Bengaluru||19:25||21:55||Daily|
|GE 0091||Chennai – Bangkok||20:05||01:40||Daily|
|6E 0092||Bangkok – Chennai||02:40||05:15||Daily|
|6E 1763||Delhi – Phuket||07:55||12.30||Daily|
|GE 1764||Phuket – Delhi||13:30||16:35||Daily|
|6E 1914||Mumbai – Phuket||03:55||10:05||Daily|
|6E 1915||Phuket – Mumbai||11:05||14:15||Daily|
SpiceJet Flights Between India And Thailand
Similarly, SpiceJet will commence its operations between India and Thailand from 10th March 2022 in a phased manner. The airline will introduce daily direct flights connecting Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata with Bangkok.
|Departure||Arrival||Dep. Time||Arr. Time||Start Date|
SpiceJet will be deploying its Boeing 737 aircraft on these routes.
Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet said, “We are delighted to launch new flights connecting Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata with Bangkok. The Thai Capital has always been among the top picks for leisure travelers and a favorite international destination for SpiceJet passengers. With international leisure travel picking up again, we expect our new flights to do very well.”
Who Can Travel From India to Thailand?
- Nationals/residents of Thailand;
- Any Indian national or national of Nepal or Bhutan destined for Thailand and holding a valid visa of Thailand. The airlines must ensure that all the passengers meet the requirement for entry before issuance of ticket/boarding pass to the passengers.
- Foreign nationals holding a valid visa for Thailand.
Who Can Travel From Thailand to India?
- Indian nationals or nationals of Nepal or Bhutan in Thailand;
- All Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders and Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders holding passports of any country; and
- Nationals of Thailand and foreign nations holding a valid Indian visa as per extant guidelines. The airlines must ensure that all the passengers meet the requirement for entry before issuance of ticket/boarding pass to the passengers.
Important Note: Passengers traveling on flights from India to Thailand should be destined for Thailand only. Similarly, only passengers originating from Thailand should be allowed to travel on flights from Thailand to India.
Thailand To Ease Travel Rules For International Tourists
The Govt of Thailand has decided to ease the travel rules for international tourists arriving into the country under its Test & Go program.
As per an announcement made by the Tourism Authorities of Thailand, starting 07th March 2022, all fully vaccinated travelers can arrive in Thailand with the required prepaid accommodation reduced to one night and the COVID-19 tests revised to one RT-PCR and one self-ATK.
However, all travelers to Thailand must have a Thailand Pass and negative RT-PCR certificate issued no more than 72 hours before entering Thailand. Minimum medical insurance coverage for visitors has been lowered to $20,000 from $50,000.