*Updated* Information regarding coronavirus

24 March 2020

Updated 24th of March 2020: The Royal Thai Government has decided as from today until the 31st of March to change the travel restrictions for passengers in transit. Passengers do not require to show a lab test result. Instead, a "Fit to fly" certificate needs to be provided.

Updated 19th of March 2020: The Royal Thai Government has decided to add Sweden to the list for countries where "the area with ongoing local transmissions" and this will affect passengers at check-in and arrival (also concerning passengers in transit). This is effective from 22nd of March 2020. Passengers who cannot comply with below will be denied boarding.

Following information is required by foreign nationals:

  • Passengers needs to present a health certification at check-in certifying the passenger “pose no risk of being infected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)”, with lab test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Passengers needs to have health insurance (in amount of US$ 100,000) that should cover all expenditures of medical treatment while travelling abroad.
  • Screenings are held for all arriving passengers
  • Passengers are recommended to download the application AOT Airport and report their state of health. Please find the app on App Store here and Google Play here.
  • Passengers are encouraged to self isolation. This means that you are allowed to go out when necessary but avoid situations/ places with crowds.
  • Keep updated with information from WHO and the Thai Department of Disease Controls.

Following information is required by Thai Nationals returning to Thailand:

  • Passengers needs to present a health certification confirming the passenger is fit to fly.
  • Passengers needs to present a letter issued by Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Consular Office or Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand certifying that the passenger is Thai national returning to Thailand.
  • Proceed to follow the recommendations of the Thai Department of Disease Controls on arrival.

Passengers with booked flights between 12th of March 2020 - 30th of April 2020 wishing to rebook their tickets can do so free of charge, subject to availability and travel needs to be completed by 15th of December 2020. Terms and condition apply for cancellation of bookings. Please contact your travel agent or if you booked directly with THAI, contact your local THAI office.




Updated 16th of March 2020: As the situation changes constantly and countries change their travel restrictions continuosly, we ask passengers to keep updated via local authorities and contact the embassy/ consulate at their final destination as well as departure city/airport. As of today (16th of March) THAI will not update this page with information concerning travel restrictions.

Updated 15th of March 2020: With reference to the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs latest recommendation. Passengers with booked flights between 12th of March 2020 - 30th of April 2020 wishing to rebook their tickets can do so free of charge, subject to availability and travel needs to be completed by 15th of December 2020. Terms and condition apply for cancellation of bookings. Please contact your travel agent or if you booked directly with THAI, contact your local THAI office.

Updated 13th of March: Unconfirmed information suggests that the Philippines will soon introduce new measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). It has declared a State of Public Health Emergency and put in travel restrictions in and out of Metro Manila, except for Filipinos, their dependants and permanent residents. We advise you to reconsider your need to travel to the Philippines. As this information is not yet confirmed, THAI urges passengers to keep updated via local authorities and contact the embassy/ consulate for further information. Nepal has confirmed changed entry rules for all passengers from 14th of March - 30th of April 2020. Rebooking is free of charge. Terms and condition apply for cancellation of booking. Please contact your travel agent or if you booked directly with THAI, contact your local THAI office.

Updated 11th of March: With regards to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19), Vietnam has changed their entry rules for Nordic citizens. This means that without an approved visa for Vietnam, you will not be granted entry. You will be denied boarding if you are unable to show an approved visa at check-in. This concerns passengers travelling to Hanoi (HAN) and Ho Chi Minh (SGN). Rebooking is free of charge. Please contact your local THAI office if you booked directly with us, otherwise please contact your travel agent. Terms and condition apply for cancellation of booking.

Updated 10th of March: With regards to the ongoing coronavirus, several countries have changed their rules for passengers entering the country and have specific restrictions concerning passengers that have been visiting severely affected countries and regions. This affects Swedish citizens, which might be forced to apply for a visa in countries that normally do not demand visa for Swedish citizens and/or will be denied entry. THAI recommends passengers to contact the embassy/consulate at their final destination for further information regarding the country’s specific entry rules. Until further notice the tickets terms and condition concerning cancellation and re-booking apply.

Updated 25th of February: Several flights between Bangkok and destinations around Asia have been cancelled during February and March. For more information, press here. Have you booked your flight directly with us, please contact your local THAI office. Please find contact information here. If you booked your flight through a travel agency, please contact them for more information.

THAI urges passengers to keep updated regarding travelling restrictions.


With regards to the ongoing coronavirus we want to inform our passengers about how the situation is handled by THAI and as well as update our passengers with information regarding scheduled travels to Asia.

  • There are screenings held at five airports around Thailand (Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai, Don Mueng, Phuket and Krabi), screening arriving passengers.
  • All aircrafts arriving from countries with confirmed cases of the virus will be disinfected.
  • All aircrafts have air cleaners.

THAI recommends all passengers to keep updated by monitoring the website of the Swedish Ministry for foreign affairs, the World Health Organization, and our website for current information. If you have a booked ticket beyond Thailand, please press here.

To keep in mind:

  • Clean you hands with soap and water.
  • Cover nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with tissue or flexed elbow.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.
  • Avoid uncooked food, such as meat and eggs.
  • Avoid unprotected contact with live wild or farm animals.
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