Bangkok Airways was established in 1968. It is Thailand’s first privately owned airline headquartered Chatuchak, in Bangkok. It operates scheduled air services from its main operational base in Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), one of the biggest and the most lively aviation centers in southeast Asia. Bangkok Airways also has a secondary operational center in Phuket International Airport (HKT). It offers affordable flights to 11 local destinations in Thailand and more than 17 regional destinations in South-East Asia using a fleet of 36 modern aircraft.
Bangkok Airways has signed codeshare agreements with several renowned airlines to increase its access to diverse destinations across the world and to ensure a seamless transition of passengers traveling with Bangkok Airways or a partner airline.
Bangkok Airways offers three classes of travel.
This class is similar to the business class. It features luxury and comfort. The seats are wide and spacious with plenty of legroom to ensure the passengers’ relaxation and space to follow-up with their business activities. During flights, the passengers are offered a menu with a selection of Thai, Asian, Halal and Western meals and complimentary beverages. The passengers are also eligible for impressive personalized on-ground services such as access to Boutique Lounge and Blue Ribbon Club Lounge to rest and get prepared for the upcoming flight.
This cabin onboard Bangkok Airways features space and luxurious services. The seats are 19.83 inches wide and have a pitch of 31 inches enabling the passengers to stretch legs and relax. The configuration of the seats is convenient and there is ample space in between. The passengers are offered in-flight minues to enjoy their taste-buds with vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals and refreshing beverages during flights.
The passengers enjoy cheap flight tickets, comfortable seats and complimentary meals and beverage on board Bangkok Airways.
Bangkok Airways was founded as Sahakol Air.
Bangkok Airways commenced operations and it opened its own airport on Ko Samui.
Bangkok Airways opened a second airport in Sukhothai Province.
Bangkok Airways introduced jet aircraft models into its fleet adding a Boeing 717 to the fleet.
Bangkok Airways opened a third airport in Ko Chang to meet the burgeoning tourism needs.
Bangkok Airways added a second jet aircraft, Airbus A320, to its fleet.