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Thu, 20 August 2015

Bangkok Airways Signs Codeshare Agreement with Air Astana

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 Astanas CEO and President, Peter Foster, OBE, said, 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 Astanas passengers on Bangkok Airways flights will receive boarding passes on check-in at their first international departure point for connecting international services.

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 Astanas customers convenient, seamless access to Thailands popular destinations through this partnership.

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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