Bangkok Airways Signs Codeshare with EVA Air

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 4 February 2010

Bangkok Airways (PG) and EVA Air (BR) have jointly signed a codeshare agreement for services from Amsterdam, Vienna, London (Heathrow) and Taipei to Thailands key destinations, Koh Samui, Phuket and Chiang Mai. The agreement comes into effect in March 2010. EVA will operate the international flights and Bangkok Air will handle the domestic service.

As soon as the codeshare routes are activated, EVA Air passengers traveling to/from Amsterdam, Vienna, London and Taipei will enjoy smooth transit through Bangkoks Suvarnabhumi Airport and onward to Koh Samui, Phuket and Chiang Mai within the minimum connecting time of one hour. Bangkok Airways Boutique Lounge is available to passengers traveling in economy class and the Blue Ribbon Club is designed for those in business class.

Mr. James Jeng, EVA Airs President, said, EVA Air flies to more than 40 destinations on four continents and Asia is one of our most important markets. Bangkok Airways, like EVA, has earned numerous awards for its excellent services. Our agreement with this acclaimed airline provides the perfect synergy to give our respective passengers greater peace of mind and a more relaxing travel experience. Our streamlined service is practical and will be welcomed by travelers from the United States, Europe and Taiwan. We expect it to be extremely popular, particularly among leisure travellers looking for fun and relaxation in Thailands most alluring destinations.

EVA Air connecting flights are as follows:

From Taipei - BR211 leaving at 08.20, arriving in Bangkok at 11.05 and return flight BR212 departing Bangkok at 12.35, arriving in Taipei at 17.00.

From London - BR68 leaving Heathrow at 21:20, arriving in Bangkok at 15:45 (+1 day) and return flight BR67 departing Bangkok at 13:10, arriving in Heathrow at 19:10.

From Amsterdam on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, BR76 leaves Amsterdam at 12:30, arriving in Bangkok at 05:20 in the next morning and on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, BR75 leaves Bangkok at 03:25 on and arriving in Amsterdam at 09:50.

From Vienna on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, BR62 leaves Vienna at 13:30, arriving in Bangkok at 05:35 in the next morning, and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday BR61 leaves Bangkok at 02:50 and arriving in Vienna at 08:40.

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