Bangkok Airways and Aeroflot announce Codeshare agreement
BANGKOK, October 2014 - Bangkok Airways (PG) and Aeroflot (SU) recently announced the commencement of their codeshare agreement on Bangkok Airways’ selected flights in Thailand.
The new partnership will enable passengers of Aeroflot a smooth transit in Bangkok to connect with Chiang Mai, Samui, Phuket, Krabi and from Phuket to Samui/Bangkok.
Since September 29, Aeroflot customers are able to book these codeshare services with Aeroflot.
This partnership is believed to offer a unique advantage for Aeroflot’s passengers who will enjoy Bangkok Airways’ unparalleled services including check-through service, lounge access, in-flight meal.
For more information on Bangkok Airways, including its destinations and services, please visit www.bangkokair.com.
About Bangkok Airways
Bangkok Airways (www.bangkokair.com), with the ASIA’S BOUTIQUE AIRLINE slogan, is the first private airline established in Thailand since 1968. Taking off daily with about a hundred flights per day from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok Airways flies travelers from around the world to more than twenty exquisite destinations across Thailand and Asia. To name a few; Samui, Phuket, Trat (Koh Chang), Maldives are amongst the hottest beach selections; whilst Sukhothai, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap (Angkor), are of the world heritage personalities, each of which possesses her unique flair.
Bangkok Airways is the only airline in Asia that has won the Skytrax’ Best Regional Airline for six consecutive years since 2004. As a member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Bangkok Airways continues to provide comfort at an uncompromised safety standard to all passengers towards the region’s tourism sustainability.
Presently, Bangkok Airways’ fleet consists of 25 aircraft; eight ATR 72s, seven Airbus 320s, and ten Airbus 319s.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2013, its 90th anniversary year, Aeroflot carried 20.9 million passengers (31.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries), a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot and its partners serve more than 1,000 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates the youngest fleet in the world among major carriers, numbering 152 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners.
Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is comparable to global peers.
The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the fifth time in 2013, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008 compliant.
In 2014 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the third time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.