Thai Smile Starts Direct Flights Between Mumbai And Bangkok


THAI Smile, a Thailand based regional airline and a subsidiary of Thai Airways has started its direct flight operations between Mumbai And Bangkok earlier this month.

Currently, the airline is operating five flights a week flights between both cities every Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, & Sun.

Thai Smile is operating WE5317 which departs from Bangkok at 18:55 and arrived at Mumbai Airport at 22:00, the same flight will return from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 23:20 and reached Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport on 05:05.

The detailed schedule of Thai Smile’s flights operated by Thai Airways between Mumbai and Bangkok can be found below;


Thai Smile Flights Between Mumbai And Bangkok

Flight NoDepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeDays of Ops
WE5318Mumbai23:20Bangkok05:05Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, & Sun
WE5317Bangkok18:55Mumbai22:00Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, & Sun

Passengers who wish to travel to Thailand are required to be fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to the travel date. Also upon their arrival in Bangkok, Thailand such tourists and visitors have to undergo an RT-PCR test and will have to check into one of the listed hotels till the arrival of the report.

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Thai tourism authorities have assured travel agents that the report will be available within 24 hours, necessitating a day’s hotel stay in Bangkok before being allowed to check into other hotels of choice or travel to other cities and seaside resorts.

It must be noted that Thai Smile has also introduced flights between Kolkata and Bangkok from January 1. The airline initially operate a three-day-a-week late-night schedule, arriving in the city on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and departing post-midnight on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.


India Thailand Air Bubble

It is worth mentioning here that last week Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved a proposal to establish an Air Travel Bubble (ATB) between India and Thailand, which enable more convenience to air passengers travelling between the two countries.

CCSA spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin said, there will be some Covid-19 travel restrictions in place for passengers travelling to Thailand from India.

He also added that Airlines companies and air ticket agents together with Covid-19 control authorities will play a key role in this bilateral tourism promotion campaign.

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