Air France has signed a codeshare agreement with
Bangkok Airways, to offer its customers 6 new destinations in
Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, on flights with AF flight numbers.
The destinations concerned are Phuket, Chiang Mai, Koh
Samui and Trat (Thailand), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Luang Prabang
These destinations will be offered to Air France
customers from 1 July 2009 and will be operated by Bangkok
Airways aircraft, whose schedules will ensure rapid connections
with Air Franceís long-haul flights between Paris-CDG and Bangkok.
Bangkok Airways has been a partner of Air France and KLMís
frequent flyer programme, Flying Blue, since June 2005.
Furthermore, at Bangkokís Suvarnabhumi international airport, Air
Franceís passenger and ramp operations are handled by BFS (Bangkok
Flight Services, a subsidiary of Bangkok Airways).
Bangkok Airways, founded in 1968,
today flies to 19 domestic and regional destinations.
Its fleet comprises 21 aircraft including the ATR 72-500
(70 seats), Boeing 717 (120 seats), A320 (162 seats) and
A319 (144 seats). In 2007 and 2008, Bangkok
Airways carried 2.4 million passengers each year across its
The airline also owns three airports in
Thailand: Samui (since 1989), Sukhothai (since 1996) and Trat
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