Bangkok Airways (PG) has signed an unilateral codeshare
agreement with the Republic of Kazakhstan-based Air Astana (KC).
Air Astana operates daily Almaty -
Bangkok flights and the start of the winter schedule will see year
round two times a week direct Astana - Bangkok flights commence.
The latter was operated on a seasonal basis for Winter 2014/15
The new partnership, which commenced on 18
August 2015, will seamlessly enable
passengers of Air Astana to connect with the popular Thai beach
resorts of Samui, Phuket and Krabi in the south of the country.
Air Astana’s CEO and President, Peter Foster,
“Bangkok Airways has grown to become a highly respected Asian
carrier with a comprehensive network throughout the region, and
they have deservedly excellent reputation for service. As a
similarly high quality airline Air Astana is delighted with a
codeshare agreement, which will significantly enhance the links
between our two regions.”
Air Astana customers
travelling on Bangkok Airways will be able to enjoy a check-through service, lounge
access and inflight meal.
All Air Astana’s passengers on Bangkok
Airways flights will receive boarding passes on check-in at their
first international departure point for connecting international
Bangkok Airways’ Senior Vice President
Network Management, Peter Wiesner, said, “This new codeshare
agreement with Air Astana is yet another important milestone and
an exciting development in the continued growth of Bangkok
Airways. It allows us to give Air Astana’s customers convenient,
seamless access to Thailand’s popular destinations through this
Bangkok Airways serves 11 destinations
throughout its Thailand home plus a further 13 destinations in
neighbouring countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong,
India, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar and Singapore.
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