Cambodians eagerly await resumption of flights to Thailand

Cambodia’s private sector welcomes the possibility of resuming passenger flights to Thailand, which they say could help alleviate the crushing impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on sectors such as retail and tourism.

This comes as mall operators in Thailand called on the government to resume flights from CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) nations, aiming to stimulate the country’s reeling retail industry.

Mayuree Chaipromprasit, senior executive vice-president for marketing at Siam Piwat Co, the operator of Iconsiam and Siam Paragon, said CLMV tourists present a low risk of spreading Covid-19 in Thailand, citing the low number of reported cases in the region.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2020/06/25/cambodians-eagerly-await-resumption-of-flights-to-thailand

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