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Fri, 2 Aug 2019

Bangkok Airways and Turkish Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

Bangkok Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines (TK).

 Under the agreement, which is effective immediately, codeshare flights operated by Bangkok Airways currently covers 16 domestic and international routes: Bangkok-Chiang Mai, Bangkok-Chiang Rai, Bangkok-Lampang, Bangkok-Sukhothai, Bangkok-Trat, Bangkok-Samui, Bangkok-Phuket, Bangkok-Krabi, Samui-Phuket, Bangkok-Danang, Bangkok-Phu Quoc, Bangkok-Yangon, Bangkok-Mandalay, Bangkok-Nay Pyi Taw, Bangkok-Vientiane and Bangkok-Luang Prabang.

Two more routes, Bangkok-Phnom Penh and Bangkok-Siem Reap, are currently awaiting government approval.

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 reg: TC-LKA. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways said “Bangkok Airways is very pleased to work with Turkish Airlines, a leading international airline as the codeshare partner to strengthen our respective route networks. This will offer business and leisure travelers enhanced connectivity and seamless access while traveling in Thailand and our neighboring countries. Moreover, Turkish Airlines’ passengers traveling on Bangkok Airways will enjoy the boutique airline’s services such as lounge access and in-flight meal.”

Mr. Bilal Eksi, Turkish Airlines General Manager, said, “Turkish Airlines is pleased to strengthen the long lasting commercial cooperation with Bangkok Airways by expanding it with a codeshare agreement. As one of the important gateways to Asia Pacific in the region, our passengers will benefit and enjoy greater convenience when connecting to popular Thailand domestic destinations as well as other neighboring exciting travel destinations via Bangkok.”

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