Bangkok Airways is based in the bustling city of Bangkok and this fabulous little airline specialises in getting you to places other airlines don’t reach – like Siem Reap (for the temples of Angkor Watt) and Pattaya.
Bangkok Airways Flights
Today, Bangkok Airways flies to 9 countries in Asia and 20 destinations, 9 domestic and 11 international including Bangkok, Koh Samui, Phuket, Sukhothai, Pattaya Beach (Utapao), Chiang Mai, Trat in Thailand. In Cambodia, they fly to Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat (Siem Reap). In China destinations include Jinghong, Xi’an, Guilin, Hong Kong, Zhengzhou, Hangzhou, Shenzhen also Luang Prabang in Laos, Yangon in Myanmar plus Singapore and Hiroshima in Japan. New services include a twice-weekly service from Bangkok to the Maldives.
Bangkok Airways Fleet
The network is operated by a fleet of 17 Aircraft: 2 x Airbus 319, 3 x Airbus 320, 4 x Boeing 717 and 8 ATR 72’s
Bangkok Airways In-Flight Service
Bangkok Airways always strives to meet their passengers demands and they act positively to feedback from their guests. As a result their business class in now called "Bangkok Airways Blue Ribbon Class" The name speaks for itself and signifies top-notch service.They offer thai, asian and western cuisine on board accompanied by a wide selection of fine wines and soft drinks.
Bangkok Airways service includes Complimentary access for all passengers to Economy Class Lounge at Bangkok Airport.
Flights to Angkor Wat and Siem Reap Check out the on-line booking facility for competitive flights to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh and Bangkok for visiting the must see Temples at Angkor Wat. Bangkok Airways personifies the sort of small, caring, ambitious and progressive that we, at Alternative Airlines, urge you to support.
Bangkok Airways has launched a new daily domestic service from Bangkok (BKK) to Lampang (LPT) via Sukhothai (THS). The new route will be operated using an ATR-72 aircraft and commenced on February 11th 2010. Bangkok Airways is currently the only airline operating scheduled services to the two airports in north-west of Thailand.
BANGKOK AIRWAYS - Asia’s Boutique Airline - extra information
Taking off daily with over a hundred flights per day from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok Airways flies travellers from around the world to more than twenty destinations across Thailand and Asia, including Samui, Phuket, Sukhothai, Luang Prabang and Siem Reap (Angkor).
Award-winning service - Bangkok Airways has been running a trusted flight network for over 40 years, and offers an award-winning boutique experience to its passengers. In fact, it’s the only airline to win Skytrax Best Regional Airline in Asia for six consecutive years.
From the moment you arrive at the airport you’ll be met with wide smiles and great customer service. You can then enjoy the benefits of the boutique lounges – open to all Bangkok Airways passengers at no extra cost. These are the places to have a drink, eat, check your email - it’s all free. Once onboard, tasty meals and attentive crew will ensure you enjoy your journey from departures to arrivals.
If you upgrade to Bangkok Airways’ new Blue Ribbon Business Class an even more exclusive reception awaits. Blue Ribbon lounges have sumptuous food, showers and library – even a massage parlour. And onboard, premium passengers will find comfortable seats, delicious meals and the very best inflight entertainment or for any passengers with Flyer Bonus Premier Membership.
Members of the Blue Ribbon Class have access to their own check-in counter in order to hasten the check-in process, receive an extra 10kg baggage allowance and enjoy wide and spacious seating with plenty of leg room.
All over Indochina - Wherever you want to fly in South East Asia, Bangkok Airways can take you there. Its’ route network is growing all the time and with new direct flights between Phuket, Samui and Trat, there’s no need to pass through Bangkok to find your beachside paradise.
Want to combine a Thai hill tribe trek with Cambodia’s incredible temples? You can fly from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap, gateway to Angkor Wat. Or how about soaking up ancient Buddhist history on the Mekong River? Hop straight from Bangkok to Luang Prabang in Laos, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Bangkok Airways participates in a code-share arrangement with a number of international airlines including EVA Airways, Etihad Airlines, Finnair, KLM/Air France, Air Berlin and Silk Air making a trip from UK to Southeast Asia a seamless and simple journey.
Bangkok extra information on Services and Products
Lounges with style
- Bangkok Airways’ boutique lounges provide the style and comfort. Lounge has courtesy corners where passengers can treat themselves to free Thai and Western snacks and drinks. Free internet access is available while a kid’s corner located within the lounge keeps the children entertainment while waiting to board the plane.
- Bangkok Airways also has its own business class lounges, the Blue Ribbon Club, designed for maximum comfort and convenience. Passengers can also enjoy additional services were recently included the availability of hot meals, a quiet library, and a personal shower room.
- Bangkok Airways is renowned for its hospitality and exclusive service. From the moment a passenger book their ticket to arrival at their destination they enjoy the personalized touch that make Bangkok Airways stand out.
- From complimentary lounge snacks to delicious in-flight meals, Bangkok Airways is dedicated to providing high quality food for its passengers. Special vegetarian or Halal menus are available on request.
Brand New Aircraft
- Bangkok Airways has a fleet of modern aircraft comprised of nine ATR 72-500s, two Boeing 717-200s, seven Airbus 319s, and three Airbus 320s, all decorated with discintive liveries depicting exotic destinations, The airline is committed to passenger safety and comfort. All the aircraft in the fleet are brand new and are replaced every five years.
- Bangkok Airways has three privately owned airports – Samui Airport, Sukhothai Airport, and Trat Airport. Sukhothai Airport and Trat Airport having the honor of being awarded the Environmental Impact Assessment Monitoring Award 2009 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The EIA Monitoring Award is given to companies that maintain environmental awareness and protection.
Samui Airport was announced the world’s top ten airports following an annual “Best Travel Brand 2007” poll surveyed by one of Asia’s forefront travel magazines, Smart Travel Asia. The development includes a walking street, just adjacent to the passengers’ terminal, with boutique-style shops lining abreast.
Samui Airport is now the island’s only gateway by air, serving direct flights from Bangkok, Phuket, U-Tapao (Pattaya), Chiang Mai, Singapore and Hong Kong.