Jetstar diverted its Sydney-Phuket flight to
A spokeswoman says Australian passengers booked on the return flight, from Phuket to
The spokeswoman could not specify how long the 265 passengers will have to wait.
"(Passengers) in Phuket have been accommodated, if they haven't been able to remain in their hotels that they were already staying in," the spokeswoman told AAP on Saturday.
"Once we've got the advice from DFAT
(Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the airport is open then we will know that we can operate out.
"That's the situation until we have advice that we can operate out."
More than 5,000 protesters invaded
The low-cost carrier flies between Sydney and Phuket three times per week.
The airport protests came as thousands of activists have laid siege to
DFAT updated its travel advice for
"There are on-going large political demonstrations in
"The demonstrations have also affected access to some airports including in
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