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Friday, April 19, 2024

Bangkok Airways – The Asia’s Winning Boutique Airline

Bangkok Airways has been my preferred regional carrier, since its inception in 1989. The airline provides full services with the highest standard to underline its commitment as “ASIA’s BOUTIQUE AIRLINE”. It is the one and only airline in Thailand that allows passengers in both: economy and business classes to access lounges. All meals served onboard are well prepared and creatively made with fresh, best quality of food.

With a bagful of previous Skytrax Awards as “World’s Best Regional Airline” for 5 years, “Best Regional Airline in Asia” for 9 years and “Southeast Asia’s Best Regional Airline” for 2 years in a row; Our preferred airline Bangkok Airways received two prestigious awards from Skytrax; “World’s Best Regional Airline 2019” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia 2019” at The Skytrax World Airline Awards ceremony, which was held at the Paris Air show in Paris, France.

Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways said: “On behalf of the management and staff at Bangkok Airways, I feel deeply honored and delighted to learn that Bangkok Airways has once again achieved global success, receiving these two prestigious awards from Skytrax for the fourth year in a row, showing that our quality of service is high and is up to our passengers’ satisfaction. The Skytrax World Airline Awards are well recognized and respected across the aviation industry worldwide. It is considered a global benchmark of airline excellence as the results are determined by the vote of global passengers. We would like to thank all the voters for continued support and confidence that you have for us. These awards offer a great deal of encouragement for everyone at Bangkok Airways to continue to deliver the best to our passengers. We continue our commitment to provide high quality service and safety to make sure every journey is an exceptional one.”

The airline was also recently rated 5th as the most punctual airline 2018 from the OAG Aviation Worldwide (the global aviation industry data analysis company). Bangkok Airways is the only Thai carrier that ranks in the top 20 airlines based on its On-Time Performance (OTP) of 87.16 percent in 2018. The Airline has been also ranked 2nd among Asia Pacific Airlines with 98.4 percent OTP score.

Bangkok Airways recently  welcomed its brand-new ATR72-600 aircraft at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The 70 seats ATR model 72-600 is developed to have a modern flight control system that displays all digital systems. With a spacious, comfortable passenger seat and an overhead luggage compartment that is larger than ever.

This new ATR72-600 aircraft will be will be used to boost its Chiang Mai hub such as Chiang Mai–Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai–Yangon (Myanmar), Chiang Mai–Mandalay (Myanmar), Chiang Mai–Hanoi (Vietnam).

Currently, Bangkok Airways’ fleet consists of 41 aircrafts; 4 ATR72-500s, 12 ATR72-600s, 16 A319s and 9 A320s. www.bangkokair.com  regional@bangkokair.com

Written by : Saifuddin Ismailji                  

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