M.L. Nandhika Varavarn, Vice President Corporate Communications, Bangkok Airways, Asia’s Leading Regional Airline
Bangkok Airways (PG) has dropped an order for four Airbus A350-800s, according to reports.
Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, has teamed up with Bangkok Airways to launch an Amadeus PRICE IT Right promotion, which rewards travel agents who make Bangkok Airways bookings through Amadeus’ distribution system.
Bangkok Airways (PG) and EVA Air (BR) jointly signed a code-share agreement today for services from Amsterdam, Vienna, London (Heathrow) and Taipei to Thailand’s key destinations, Koh Samui, Phuket and Chiang Mai, effective in March, 2010.
Recently, Bangkok Airways and Air Berlin jointly announced the first codeshare agreement between the two airlines which is set to fly passengers nine weekly flights from Germany (Dusseldorf, Berlin-Tegel, Munich) to Bangkok.
Captain Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, the President of Bangkok Airways, has held a press conference about the accident of the airline’s flight PG 266
Samui airport in Thailand has resumed operations at 14:00 local time today after the debris from the crashed Bangkok Airways aircraft was cleared from the single runway.
A pilot has been killed and a number of passengers injured when a Bangkok Airways skidded off the runway before crashing into a disused control tower. The packed ATR72 aircraft had travelled from Krabi in southern Thailand and was attempting to land on the tourist island Koh Samui in treacherous weather.
Bangkok Airways has recently launched the Pre-reserved Seat Service for passengers travelling on Blue Ribbon Class (Business Class) or the FlyerBonus Premier cardholders, as well as those who purchase full-fare tickets in Economy Class. This facility is offered on all domestic and international flights.