Nok Air ATR 72-200 at Chiang Mai International Airport

90 Chiang Mai flights cancelled during Loy Krathong

Several airlines have cancelled altogether 90 flights to and from Chiang Mai Airport during the Loy Krathong Festival on Nov 3-4 out of safety concerns, Tinnagorn Choowong, vice-president of the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai) revealed on Nov 1.

Mr Tinnagorn said the cancellation of flights is a precaution against possible air accidents from the release of hot-air and smoke lantern during the festival.

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By Thai PBS


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