Bangkok Airways recently announced a new codeshare agreement with Austrian Airlines, Austria’s flag carrier, increasing its code share partners to 21.
The new partnership will seamlessly enable passengers of Austrian Airlines to connect with world-class tourist destinations in Thailand and Cambodia.
As a result, new destinations in Thailand and Cambodia can be directly booked via Austrian Airlines, and reached from Vienna via flights to Bangkok: In addition to the well-known vacation destinations of Phuket, Krabi and Ko Samui in the south of Thailand, passengers can fly to Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand and Trat located on the Gulf of Thailand. In Cambodia, the codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways includes the destinations of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Austrian Airlines offers daily nonstop flight service to Bangkok.
Bangkok Airways’ President, Mr. Puttipong Prasartthong-Osoth said:
“This new codeshare agreement with Austrian Airlines is yet another important milestone and an exciting development in the continued growth of Bangkok Airways. It allows us to give customers of Austrian Airlines convenient and seamless access to Thailand and Cambodia’s popular destinations through this partnership.”
“Moreover, Austrian Airlines customers traveling on Bangkok Airways will enjoy the boutique airline’s unparalleled services lounge access and in-flight meal. “ Mr. Puttipong added.
In addition to the new partnership with Bangkok Airways, the existing codeshare agreement between Austrian Airlines and Star Alliance partner Thai Airways International has been expanded to encompass additional frequencies on routes within Thailand.
Christian Steyer, responsible Director of Cooperations at Austrian Airlines, said:
“We have not only attracted Bangkok Airways as a new partner in the Asian region, but also intensified existing relationships with Thai Airways International. In this way we can offer numerous new and interesting destinations as well as a wider choice of flights to our customers.”