Turkish Airlines and Bangkok Airways have penned a new codeshare partnership.
Starting today (1 August), it gives passengers access to the networks of both spanning from Turkey to destinations in Thailand and other cities in Southeast Asia.
Under this agreement, codeshare flights operated by Bangkok Airways currently covers 16 round-trip routes on both domestic and international.
These include Bangkok-Chiang Mai, Bangkok-Chiang Rai, Bangkok-Lampang, Bangkok-Sukhothai, Bangkok-Trat, Bangkok-Samui, Bangkok-Phuket, Bangkok-Krabi, Samui-Phuket, Bangkok-Danang, Bangkok-Phu Quoc, Bangkok-Yangon, Bangkok-Mandalay, Bangkok-Nay Pyi Taw, Bangkok-Vientiane and Bangkok–Luang Prabang.
In addition, there are two more round-trip routes that are subject to obtaining government approval which are Bangkok-Phnom Penh and Bangkok-Siem Reap.
Turkish Airlines general manager, Bilal Ekşi said: “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 it will offer business and leisure travelers enhanced connectivity and seamless access while traveling in Thailand and its neighbouring countries.