Bangkok Airways wins “World’s Best Regional Airline” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia” by SKYTRAX World Airline Awards 2017

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BANGKOK, June 21, 2017 Bangkok Airways led by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth – President (4th from Right) and airline’s executives, received “World’s Best Regional Airline” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia” from SKYTRAX World Airline Awards 2017. The award ceremony was presented at Paris Air Show, Paris, France on 20 June 2017.


Mr.Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways, commented “I would like to thank all passengers who perceive the value of our dedicated services and vote us for “World’s Best Regional Airline” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia” from SKYTRAX World Airline Awards 2017. This is truly considered as the most precious award in the aviation industry. Wining 2 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 staffs to excel in a complete airline services.”


Bangkok Airways provides full services with the highest standard to underline our commitment to be ASIA’S BOUTIQUE AIRLINE. 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.” added Mr. Puttipong.


Currently, Bangkok Airways has entered into code-share agreements with 23 leading air carriers worldwide. It has strengthen the route network and seamlessly enable passengers connect to destinations in Thailand and Asia. The company has 26 destinations in 12 countries with more than 68 routes to exotic destinations such as Samui, Phuket, Krabi, Chiang Mai, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap, Yangon, Danang, Mumbai, Guangzhou and Maldives.


Bangkok Airways has previously been awarded “World’s Best Regional Airline” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia” in 2014 and 2016. This year is a third time winning “World’s Best Regional Airline” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia”. Moreover, the airline won “Asia’s Best Regional Airline” in 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2014 and 2016. Bangkok Airways also won “South East Asia Best Regional Airline” in 2006 and 2007.


About Bangkok Airways:

Bangkok Airways ( – an award winning regional airline, is Thailand’s first private airline that has been providing exceptional comfort and safety to all passengers since 1968.


Bangkok Airways flies travelers from around the world to more than twenty exquisite destinations across Thailand and Asia. Samui, Phuket, Trat (Koh Chang), Maldives and Danang are amongst the world’s most renowned beach destinations, while Sukhothai, LuangPrabang and Siem Reap (Angkor) are World Heritage sites. Currently, Bangkok Airways’ fleet consists of 36 aircrafts; 6 ATR72-500s, 9 ATR72-600s, 12 A319s and 9 A320s.


About SKYTRAX World Airline Awards 2017 :

SKYTRAX World Airline Awards are coveted Quality accolades for the world airline industry. Travelers from across the globe take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. The World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice awards


For more information

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Bangkok Airways Co.Ltd.

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