Dhaka: Skytrax World Airline Awards announced Bangkok Airways as the World’s Best Regional Airline and Best Regional Airline in Asia on June 20 during the Paris Air Show.
Bangkok Airways was commended for giving travellers a “premium boutique experience and exceptional comfort” since its launch in 1968. The airline has since entered into code-share agreements with 23 other air carriers and strengthened its route network across Asia.
The Airline serves 88 routes in 12 countries and 26 destinations – from Samui, Phuket, Krabi and Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang, Siem Reap, Yangon, Danang, Mumbai, Dhaka, Guangzhou and Maldives.
Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airlines in a press statement thanked all its passengers, who perceive the value of our dedicated services and voted for us in the Skytrax World Airline Awards”
“This is truly considered the most precious award in the aviation industry. Winning two awards for the third time has fully manifested our continuous commitment to strive for excellence in airline services. These achievements would not be possible without the dedication of our staff to excel in a complete airline service.
“Bangkok Airways provides full services with the highest standard to underline our commitment to be Asia’s boutique airline,” he said. “It is the one and only airline in Thailand that allows passengers in both economy and business to access the lounge. All meals served on board are well prepared and sophisticatedly made with the best quality of food.”
The company was also recognised as World’s Best Regional Airline and Best Regional Airline in Asia in 2014 and 2016. It was also named Asia’s Best Regional Airline in 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2014 and 2016 and Southeast Asia’s Best Regional Airline in 2006 and 2007.