Established as "Sahakol Air" in 1968, Bangkok Airways was the first private aviation company in Thailand. Trade Wind, a nine-seater plane first flew in the year 1968 with Bangkok Airways.
The IATA code for Bangkok Airways is PG.
It has its own privately-operated airports at Samui, Sukhothai, and Trat. Bangkok Airways aims to meet the increasing demands of the people by contributing to the country’s economic growth. The airways has increased its business by offering services across various destinations both within and outside Thailand. To enjoy exclusive offers and flights at an affordable price, book your flight with Bangkok Airways and travel across the globe.
Where does Bangkok Airways fly to?
Bangkok Airways operates its scheduled flights to over 20 major routes covering destinations likes Bangkok to Krabi, Korat, Surin, Chiang Mai, Lampang, Sukhothai, Pattaya, Krabi, Phuket, Trat. It also covers Cambodian destinations like Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. In India, it flies from Bangalore and Mumbai.
Frequent flyers programme
Bangkok Airways’ frequent flyer program is called the ‘Flyer Bonus’. When you become a member of Bangkok Airways frequent flyer program you can earn award points while travelling aboard Bangkok Airlines. Also you may enjoy access to boutique lounges, receive complimentary snacks and beverages as well as free internet access facility. It helps you to enjoy exclusive privileges that will enhance your flying journey.
Code-share partner airlines
Bangkok Airways has code share agreements with Air Berlin (Oneworld), British Airways (Oneworld), Cathay Pacific (Oneworld), Finnair (Oneworld), Japan Airlines (Oneworld), Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld), Qantas (Oneworld), Qatar Airways (Oneworld), Air France (Skyteam), Garuda Indonesia (Skyteam), KLM (Skyteam), Etihad Airways, EVA Air (Star Alliance), Lao Airlines, Silk Air and Thai Airways International (Star Alliance).
Bangkok Airways baggage policy allows you to carry free checked in baggage of 20 kgs for adults and 10 kgs for infants, if you are travelling by Economy class. For Business class, maximum weight allowance is 30 kgs for adults and 10kgs for infant. Also, rates may apply if your baggage weight gets exceeded.
What to do before leaving for the airport?
Bangkok Airways enables you a convenient option for check-in with their web check-in service. From the comfort of your home, choose your own seat and issue your boarding pass with the web check-in facility. You can use the PNR number on your air ticket to check the flight status and to check-in before you leave for the airport. Check-in from 24 hours to 2 hours before your flight departs. Passengers on international flights who have completed web check-in are required to present themselves at the check-in counter at least 90 minutes prior to departure time to obtain a boarding pass.