Under this agreement, codeshare flights operated by Bangkok Airways currently covers 16 roundtrip routes on both domestic and international. Roundtrip routes include Bangkok-Lampang, Bangkok-Phuket, Samui-Phuket, Bangkok-Vientiane, among others.
In addition, there are two more roundtrip routes that are subject to obtaining government approval; these are Bangkok-Phnom Penh and Bangkok-Siem Reap.
Turkish Airlines general manager Bilal Ekşi said in a statement: “Turkish Airlines is pleased to strengthen the long lasting commercial cooperation with Bangkok Airways by expanding it with a codeshare agreement. As one of the important gateways to Asia Pacific in the region, our passengers will benefit and enjoy greater convenience when connecting to popular Thailand domestic destinations as well as other neighbouring exciting travel destinations via Bangkok.”
Bangkok Airways’ president, Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth said: “Bangkok Airways is very pleased to work with Turkish Airlines, a leading international airline as the codeshare partner to strengthen our respective route networks. This will offer business and leisure travelers enhanced connectivity and seamless access while traveling in Thailand and our neighboring countries. Moreover, Turkish Airlines’ passengers traveling on Bangkok Airways will enjoy the boutique airline’s unparalleled services such as lounge access and in-flight meal.”