On August 25, 24 foreign tourists arrived in Ko Samui on PG254, the first flight from Phuket after a pause of 23 days (suspended since Aug 3 to Aug 16 and it was then extended until Aug 31).
Bangkok Airways now operates 3 direct flights (Phuket-Samui) per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The flight departing Samui for Phuket at 11:25 and from Phuket for Samui at 13:00 throughout August. 5 times a week is planned in September.
Source: Bangkok Airways & Manager