On the aircraft that carried him to Thailand, the Holy Father Francis, as usual, greeted the media workers accompanying him on the flight.
After a brief introduction by the director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, the Pope addressed the following words to the journalists:
Words of the Holy Father
Good evening to you all!
Thank you for accompanying me on this journey, and thank you for your work: it is good for the people to be informed and also to know cultures far from the West. Thank you for your effort.