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Bangkok Airways About Bangkok Airways

When choosing the best airlines in the world that Skytrax operates every year, Bangkok Airways once again made it to the best regional airline in Asia.  That’s why Bangkok Airways is part of the policy of good service and satisfied passengers. The home base of the Thai airline is Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

The airline’s history began with an aviation taxi company, at that time under the name Sahakol Air. The first charter and scheduled flights began in 1986, while Bangkok Airways was the first private regional airline in Thailand.


Bangkok Airways’ frequent flyer program is called FlyerBonus. Those who have registered online can collect points on flights with the airline and exchange them later. Passengers receive ten points on national routes in economy class and 25 points on flights to the Maldives. For example, if you collect 50 points, you get a 50 percent discount on a single flight in economy class within the country and can therefore fly cheaper.

Bangkok Airways distinguishes itself from other airlines with its five main features:

  1. Boutique Lounges

The clean and comfortable boutique lounges are similar to business-class style lounges offered by other airlines, but the striking difference is that it is available to all passengers with no extra charge or hidden fees.

  1. Boutique Airport

Bangkok Airways’ owns and operates three boutique airports—Samui, Sukhothai, and Trat. Each airport’s unique architecture was designed to blend in with the natural and cultural surroundings of each of Thailand’s three provinces.

Samui Airport’s open-air, thatched terminal buildings blend seamlessly with the tropical gardens and coconut groves of Koh Samui. Currently, Bangkok Airways service direct flight twice daily between Koh Samui and the shopper’s paradise, Hong Kong.

Sukhothai Airport, situated among the calm rice paddies, reflects traditional Thai architecture. Finally, Trat Airport highlights the essence of the province’s surrounding natural environment.

The uniqueness of each airport complements Bangkok Airways’ boutique characteristics.

  1. Appetizing Menu

From lounge snacks to in-flight meals, passengers flying on Bangkok Airways will never fly to their destination on an empty stomach.

Full-course meals served on board are prepared and delivered with the highest level of food safety standards.

  1. Exclusive Service

Bangkok Airways’ hospitality and personal touches that accompany passengers from the time they book their tickets to their safe arrival at their destination wraps up the airline’s boutique experience. “Friendly service with a smile” is truly Bangkok Airways’ unique personality that optimizes the joy flying and brings a sense of humanity back to air travel.

  1. New Aircrafts

Ensuring passengers arrive safely at their destination is Bangkok Airways’ primary concern, which is why the airline maintains the newest aircraft fleet to grace the skies. All Bangkok Airways’ aircraft models are modern and brand new; each aircraft’s service time never exceeding five years before they are returned and replaced with a brand new one. Bangkok Airways’ aircraft are also decorated with colorful liveries of the various exotic and cultural destinations, thus adding to the airline’s trendy and boutique feel.

Bangkok Airways Hub Airports

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK / VTBS)

Secondary hubs
Phuket International Airport
Chiang Mai International Airport

Focus cities
Krabi International Airport
Samui Airport

Bangkok Airways Classes of Service

With Bangkok Airways flights you travel in three flight classes : Economy Class , Premier Class and Business Class , which is also known as Blue Ribbon Class. The seat distance in Economy Class is 79 cm. In the Premier Class, the seats are arranged in rows of three with only two seats each, one seat is left out, so that more space is available. The seat distance is 78 cm. In the Blue Ribbon Class you can put your seat in the sleeping position, the seat distance is 119 cm. Showers, massages and a diverse service increase the amenities. All three classes have access to the Blue Ribbon Lounge.

Since tourism has increased significantly in recent years, routes and fleets have been expanded. All Bangkok Airways destinations are within the continent Asia. Nine of them are located within Thailand, the others are spread across China, Japan, the south and southeast Asia. In addition to the metropolises of Hong Kong and Singapore, the destinations also include Malé, Hiroshima and Phnom Penh.

Bangkok Airways fly to 10 countries worldwide. The main destinations are; Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Singapore, Vietnam.

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Aeroflot Etihad Airways Qantas
Air Astana EVA Air Qatar Airways
British Airways Garuda Indonesia SilkAir
Cathay Pacific Japan Airlines Thai Airways
China Airlines Lao Airlines Vietnam Airlines
El Al  Malaysia Airlines Xiamen Airlines
Emirates Philippine Airlines

Bangkok Airways Check-in

Bangkok Airways offers three options for check-in: at the counter, online and mobile.

Online Check-in

Via the Internet and smartphone, passengers can check in from 24 to 2 hours before the scheduled departure and save or print out their boarding pass on their mobile device. On international flights, travelers must be at the counter at least 90 minutes before takeoff to receive their boarding pass, have their travel documents checked, and go through security controls. The Bangkok Airways app is currently available for iPhones and iPads as well as Android devices. Customers who use iOS can check in via the browser.

Click the button below to check in online.


Airport Check-in

To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Bangkok Airways website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.

Bangkok Airways Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

All travelers (except small children) are allowed to take 5 kg of hand luggage on board. The size of the hand luggage must not exceed 56 x 36 x 23 cm. When flying with an ATR 72, the dimensions 44 x 28 x 23 cm must even be observed.

Checked baggage

For adults and children, 20 kg of luggage is permitted in Economy Class and 30 kg in Business Class (Blue Ribbon Class). Small children may only take ten kilograms with them. There are no size restrictions. If a piece of baggage exceeds the free baggage allowance, excess baggage fees will be charged per additional kilogram. These range from approx. 2 euros / kg for domestic to 51 euros / kg for long-haul flights.

Other luggage

For certain special baggage that can be checked in free of charge within the free baggage allowance, the following conditions apply: bicycles must be well packed and registered 24 hours before departure and must not exceed 50 x 100 x 50 cm in an Airbus aircraft the maximum dimensions. The following applies to taking golf equipment with you: If the total permissible weight of the passenger is exceeded by up to 15 kg, the cost of the excess weight will only be charged in half. Surfboards cannot be carried in ATR aircraft. Travelers who give up diving equipment must note that a maximum of one empty diving bottle, one pressure gauge, one mask, one harpoon, one safety vest, etc. may be carried per passenger.

Tripuck does not guarantee the correctness and timeliness of the information. Contact your agency or airline for actual luggage information

Bangkok Airways Seat Selection

Bangkok Airways customers can choose a seat during check-in online, using their smartphone or at the counter. The reservation is free of charge, the airline does not treat XL seats separately. Bangkok Airways endeavors to comply with passengers’ requests regarding their seats, but reserves the right to assign other seats to travelers for operational or security reasons.

Bangkok Airways Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

Flyer Bonus Frequent Flyer Program

The airline is partnered, for example, with Etihad Airways or Japan Airlines. Passengers can earn miles with other airlines and then use them on flights with Bangkok Air. The airline also works with various hotel chains. If a member books a room in one of the participating hotels, miles will also be credited to the FlyerBonus program. The same applies to customers of certain financial institutions. Participation in the Bangkok Air bonus system can also be worthwhile if you often take a rental car: The airline cooperates in the frequent flyer or mileage collection program with three large, global car rental companies – miles can be earned with every rental.

The Priority and Premier member categories

In its FlyerBonus system, the airline differentiates between the two categories Priority and Premier. After the first flight with this airline, you will be classified in the priority group. Members of this program have the advantage that they can take ten kilograms of excess baggage with them free of charge and can participate in special partner and savings programs. Who has collected 250 flight points is classified in the Premier class. Here, among other things, 20 kilograms of additional luggage can be loaded free of charge. In addition, various exclusive waiting areas as well as a quick check-in are available.

Bangkok Airways Food & Beverage

Board food and beverages are included in the ticket price at Bangkok Airways. However, the airline does not publish any sample menus on its website. On Internet platforms such as TripAdvisor and frequent flyer hangouts, passengers report tasty meals in the economy and even on short flights. Bangkok Airways explicitly mentions the possibility of ordering menus up to 24 hours before departure by telephone that correspond to special dietary habits, such as vegetarian and vegan options, food for babies and children, gluten-free meals and diet food.

The business, which Bangkok Airways calls the Blue Ribbon, is advertised with menus that offer Asian, Thai or Western cuisine. Champagne is also served there.

There is also a Premier Class on selected flights, which should attract other airlines with special luxury and space in accordance with First Class. Porcelain is obviously served here, but Bangkok Airways does not provide any information on the exact menus on the Internet.

Bangkok Airways Inflight Entertainment

Especially in long distances, Bangkok Airways offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.

The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.


So far, there is no internet on board at Bangkok Airways. Travelers can find news on the company’s website.

Bangkok Airways Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Bangkok Airways.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Bangkok Airways Lounge

The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Bangkok Airways lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.

Bangkok Airways
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Owner: Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth (%92.31), Sahakol Estate (%4.3), Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (%1.2), and other shareholders (%2.19)
Frequent Flyer Program: Flyer Bonus
Company slogan: Asia's Boutique Airline

Number of Aircraft: 38
Destinations:  28
Average Age of Aircraft: 10.4
Type of Aircraft: ATR, Airbus
Detail of Fleet: ATR 72, Airbus A319, Airbus A320

Head Office: 99 Mu 14, Viphavadirangsit Rd., Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (2) 270 6699
Fax Number: +66 (2) 134 3895
E-mail: [email protected]

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