Bangkok Airways has announced that it will be reopening its Bangkok-Samui route with twice-daily flights starting May 15.

All flights will strictly comply with safety measures and social distancing guidelines laid out by the Ministry of Public Health and the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand. The airline also stated that the reopening of airports in Sukhothai, Trat and other routes will be announced later.

The news comes after a number of budget airlines announced that they will be resuming limited domestic operations from May 1