Bangkok Airways Flights

Bangkok Airways, an airline, based in Thailand, offers flights across the region including flights to Malaysia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Bangkok Airways is headquartered in the city of Bangkok and has its primary hub at the Suvarnabhumi Airport and secondary hubs at the Phuket International Airport and Chiang Mai International Airport. The airline’s focus cities are Koh Samui and Krabi.

Founded in 1968, Bangkok Airways started as an air-taxi service named Sahakol Air. The airline began offering scheduled services in 1986 making it the first privately owned domestic airline in Thailand. It was rebranded to Bangkok Airways in 1989. Since then, the airline has grown to a fleet size of over 35 aircraft offering flights to more than 25 destinations.

Bangkok Airways serves passengers in Malaysia from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Currently, the airline only operates flights from Kuala Lumpur to Samui. Other destinations are operated by airlines who have codeshare agreements with Bangkok Airways including Etihad Airways, SilkAir, Japan Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Qantas Airways, Garuda Indonesia and Malaysia Airlines.

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Why Fly with Bangkok Airways

Check in

Bangkok Airways provides passengers various ways to check-in for flights. The airline recommends that passengers take advantage of their online check-in service to avoid the possible long queues and waiting time at the airport. Online check-in will be available 24 hours before the flight’s scheduled departure time and closes an hour before.

Bangkok Airways passengers can still opt to check-in at the airport. For flights departing from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Samui Airport, passengers can use the self-service check-in kiosks. The kiosk check-in service is available 24 hours up to an hour before the flight departure time. Airport check-in counters are also available. Check-in time for domestic flights is at least one and a half hour before departure while international flights require check-in two hours before the departure.

Baggage Allowance & Fees

Bangkok Airways offers complimentary baggage allowance for their passengers. Economy Class passengers are allowed to check-in up to 20 kilogrammes while Premium Economy, Business Class or Blue Ribbon Class passengers are allowed up to 30 kilogrammes. Excess baggage rates will apply, and this will vary depending on the destination.

For cabin or hand carried baggage, each passenger is allowed to hand carry up to 5 kilogrammes in weight while the maximum size limit for cabin luggage is 56cm x 36cm x 23cm. For flights on the ATR72, the maximum size for cabin bags is 50cm x 36cm x 23cm.


Bangkok Airways offers three types of cabin classes – Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class. Economy Class passengers will be comfortable in the 18 to 19.8-inch-wide seats with a seat pitch of 31 inches. Premium Economy Class passengers will have similar seat configurations, but the airline is leaving the middle seat empty for added convenience and space. Meanwhile, Business Class passengers will have the added comfort of 22-inch-wide seats that have a pitch of 47 inches.

In-flight Services

Bangkok Airways provides complimentary onboard dining on flights. Depending on the flight route, food offered will vary between light snacks to hot meals complemented with a selection of beverages. Special meal requests are also entertained as long as they are requested at least 24 hours before the flight’s departure time. Passengers are advised to contact the airline’s brand office or call centre to make the request.

Bangkok Airways provides complimentary inflight entertainment but only for their Blue Ribbon Class or Business Class passengers. The airline offers the use of iPad devices that come equipped with a wide selection of movies, TV shows and music.

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Bangkok Airways Contact Information

Phone Number

+66 (2) 270 6699

Email Address


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Office Address

99 Mu 14, Vibhavadirangsit Rd

Chom Phon, Chatuchak

Bangkok 10900, Thailand

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