Sqn. Ldr. Anirute Sangrit, Vice President, Flight Operations Department, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), and Head of THAI Operations Control Center (TOCC), said THAI operated repatriation flight for Thais stranded in United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries who registered for repatriation flights with the Royal Thai Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Royal Thai Consulate in Dubai.
THAI collaborated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to operate flight TG518 to fly 170 Thais from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at 21.00 hours (local time) on 28 July 2020 and arrived in Bangkok at 06.35 hours on 29 July 2020. In addition, THAI delivered cargo on roundtrip flights.
THAI is always prepared to operate special flights to fly Thais home during this difficult time even during its temporary suspension of operations.