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Thailand bans drinking, eating on flights to slow COVID

Thailand bans drinking, eating on flights to slow COVID
Thailand has prohibited food and drinks aboard all domestic flights in a bid to stem the fast-spreading coronavirus.

Thailand has prohibited food and drinks aboard all domestic flights in a bid to stem the fast-spreading coronavirus.” Thailand has prohibited all food and drink aboard flights in a bid to stem the fast-spreading coronavirus.The ban, implemented Thursday by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, also includes the reading of printed materials aside from safety postcards, CNN reported.“The in-flight consumption of food and beverage shall be suspended,” according to the announcement, which was written by the aviation authority’s Deputy Director General Sarun Benjanirat.

Crews however, are permitted to provide food or drinking water to passengers in need, but must do so in an “isolated area” that is “as far away from other passengers as possible.(ShutterStock) The latest safety guidelines are reminiscent of measures implemented in April, at the peak of the pandemic.

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