Established in 1968 as Sahakol Air before rebranding to its official name, Bangkok Airways is a regional airline based in Bangkok, Thailand serving 28 major domestic and international flight destinations. The company remarkably built its name in the industry as “The World’s Best Regional Airline” in 2014 and was awarded as the “Best Regional Airline in Asia” by Skytrax. Other than offering cheap flights, the airline continuously provides reliable flight services. Bangkok Airways also has codeshare agreements with 19 other airlines including Emirates, Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.
Bangkok Airways covers a wide range of domestic flights to a variety of cities in Thailand such as Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Samui, Krabi, Pattaya, Phuket and more. As for international routes, the airline offers a list of flight options heading to several countries including Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam.
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Currently, there are four types of aircraft operated by Bangkok Airways namely Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, ATR 72-500 and ATR 72-600. Most of the aircraft are designed primarily in a one-cabin Economy Class configuration but several of its Airbus A319-100 are configured with both Economy Class and Business Class or also known as Blue Ribbon Class. For Business Class seats, in-flight entertainment benefits are provided on board.
Flight check-in is available via online check-in and at the airport counters. Online check-in is open 24 hours before departure time and closes 1 hour before a scheduled flight. For check-in over the counter, it is advisable to check-in at least 1 hour before the scheduled departure time.
Free 20 kg of baggage allowance is allowed for Economy Class ticket holders. For Blue Ribbon Class ticket holders, the permissible baggage allowance is 30 kg. Please note that cabin baggage allowance also varies according to the type of aircraft.
Travel to any destinations in Bangkok as well as SEA countries with Bangkok Airways by booking a flight ticket online. A quick-and-easy online booking platform has been provided to help save more time and energy where flight schedules can be reviewed just at the fingertips. Select a preferred flight route as well as departure time and Bangkok Airways flight booking can be completed within minutes.