At the head office of Thai Airways in Bangkok, restaurants appear even to have actually missed out on aircraft food as they demolish spaghetti carbonara served on plastic trays by cabin team.

With millions all over the world stuck at house due to the pandemic, “aircraft coffee shops” in Thailand are using consumers the opportunity to pretend they remain in the sky– and the concept appears to have actually removed.

On board a retired industrial aircraft in the seaside city of Pattaya, coffee drinkers make themselves comfy on first-class-style seats and posture for images by the overhead lockers.

Boarding passes in hand, some “guests” even choose a trip of the cockpit.

” With this coffee shop I can being in very first class and likewise mess around in the cockpit pretending to be the captain of the aircraft,” 26-year-old Thipsuda Faksaithong informed AFP.

” It’s a great deal of enjoyable.”

Chalisa Chuensranoi, 25, stated her go to was as great as any journey she had actually taken prior to the pandemic, which shuttered Thailand’s borders in March.

” Sitting right here in the top-notch area … truly offers me the sensation of in fact being on an aircraft, travelling through the air,” she stated.

In another coffee shop at the head office of nationwide provider Thai Airways in Bangkok, starving restaurants appear even to have actually missed out on aircraft food as they demolish spaghetti carbonara and Thai-style beef served on plastic trays by cabin team.

However for Intrawut Simapichet, 38, who concerned the coffee shop with his partner and infant, the experience has to do with more than a meal.

” Usually I’m an individual who takes a trip really frequently, and when we are required to remain at house … it’s type of dismaying,” he stated as fellow guests presented with travel luggage by a phony aircraft door.

“( The coffee shop) eliminates what’s missing out on.”

Thailand was the very first nation outside China to spot a coronavirus case, however the kingdom has actually because signed up a low toll, with about 3,400 infections and 58 deaths.

Travel limitations have actually however devitalized the tourism-reliant economy, while Thais have actually discovered themselves stuck due to quarantine requirements in other nations.

The federal government is presently mulling travel bubbles with choose nations that likewise have low tolls.

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