Vetjet is promoting Thai domestic travel at rate of 555 baht
VietJet Air is promoting Thailand's domestic travel of THB 555(one way).
Promotions are available for one-way or round-trip domestic flights to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, etc. starting from Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
The boarding period is from November 8, 2021 to January 31, 2022. Reservations must be made by October 20, 2021.
For details, please refer to the official website of VietJet Air.
Thailand's tourism industry has been devastated by the pandemic of the coronavirus, but the number of infected people is decreasing, vaccination is progressing, oral treatments pill will arrive in Thailand within the year, etc. Therefore, the movement to regain daily life is accelerating. From November, cities such as Bangkok, Pattaya and Chiang Mai will be reopened for foreign tourists, so Tourism Authority of Thailand(TAT) is also promoting domestic travel to support the Thai tourism industry.
Airlines are in a financial crisis due to the spread of the coronavirus infection, but in the future, they are actively promoting to rebuild their businesses. It might be a good idea to take this opportunity to travel using airline promotions to help revitalizing the tourism industry.
Planning a travel bubble between Thailand and Malaysia
Thai and Malaysia are planning a Marine Travel Bubble between Langkawi, Malaysia and Koh Lipe, Thailand. The two islands of the Andaman Sea are usually connected across borders by ferry service, and this travel bubble allows qualified travelers to enter and leave the country freely without quarantine.
Travel bubble requirements are expected to include fully vaccination, negative pre- and post-travel Covid-19 tests, and consent to online tracking.
Currently, the southern region of Thailand is planned to accept foreign tourists and reopen in December, but it is not yet clear when the travel bubble will begin.
Thai Nok Air is looking for an aircraft design to change its design as a "premium airline"
Thai low-cost carrier Nok Air, which is aiming to rebuild from bankruptcy, is planning to survive and is inviting the new aircraft design from public change its aircraft design as a new "premium airline".
Two winners will receive 20,000 baht each and a one-year unlimited ride ticket. The application deadline is November 30th. Each design will be used on the actual aircraft.
Thai government to buy Covid pills
The Covid-19 Situation Management Center (CCSA) approved on October 14 the plans to purchase 50,000 courses of Molnupiravir tablets, a Covid-19 oral treatment developed by Merck & Co., Inc. of the United States. This is the world's first oral drug to treat Covid-19.
Molnupiravir has been reported in clinical trials to reduce the risks of hospitalization or death for Covid-19-infected individuals by less than half.
Since Merck announced the development of Molnupiravir, countries around the world, including Australia, Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan etc, have been struggling to secure this oral drug. The Philippines is also conducting domestic clinical trials of this drug to enable more favorable procurement.
Merck plans to produce 10 million courses of Molnupiravir by the end of 2021.
In Thailand, we plan to procure an additional 127 million doses of Moderna and Chinnopharm vaccines by the end of 2021, in addition to purchasing Monulpilavir.
The CCSA meeting on October 14 approved the reopening of 15 provinces including Bangkok on November 1 for foreign tourists. In the future, Thailand will have to live with Coronavirus by making full use of all effective means such as preventive measures, vaccines, therapeutic drugs, etc. to prevent the spread of reinfection of the COVID-19 in order to revive the damaged economy and tourism industry. Molnupiravir is expected to be a powerful helper.