New codeshare partnership

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited (PG) and Lao Airlines (QV) have announced a new codeshare partnership to strengthen their respective route networks between Thailand and Lao PDR, commencing on 15th May 2018.

Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways said “The codeshare partnership with Lao Airlines is a significant achievement in the airlines’ network development strategy. This offers business and leisure travelers a convenient and seamless access to well known destinations of the two countries. Moreover, Lao Airlines’ passengers traveling on Bangkok Airways will enjoy the boutique airline’s unparalleled services such as lounge access and in-flight meal.

Mr. Sengpraseuth Mathouchanh, Vice President of Lao Airlines said “We are delighted to have an excellent partner, Bangkok Airways, to help expand our network which will provide customers with an enhanced network to travel between Lao PDR and Thailand. This expanded cooperation allows Lao Airlines to strengthen its own presence throughout Asia.”

Under the agreement, Lao Airlines put its “QV” designator code on Bangkok Airways’ flights, serving roundtrip routes on Bangkok-Vientiane and Bangkok-Luang Prabang. While, Bangkok Airways put its “PG” designator code on Lao Airlines’ flights, serving roundtrip routes on Vientiane-Bangkok, Luang Prabang-Bangkok, Pakse-Bangkok and Luang Prabang-Chiang Mai.

For more information and reservations, Lao Airlines’ passengers may visit www.laoairlines.com or call +(856-21) 212051-54 or 1626.
For more information about Bangkok Airways, please visit www.bangkokair.com or contact Call Center 1771 (24 hours) or +66(2) 270 6699.

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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 five exquisite destinations across Thailand and Asia. To name a few; Samui, Phuket, Trat (Koh Chang), Maldives are amongst the most popular beach selections; whilst Sukhothai, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap (Angkor), are of the world heritage personalities, each of which possesses her unique flair. Currently, Bangkok Airways’ fleet consists of 38 aircrafts; 6 ATR72-500s, 9 ATR72-600s, 14 A319s and 9 A320s.

About Lao Airlines
Lao Airlines (QV), the national airline of Laos, is a state own enterprise, headquartered in Vientiane, Lao PDR. It operates domestic as well as international services to countries such as Cambodia, China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Korea. Its main operating base is Wattay International Airport in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Currently, Lao Airlines’ fleet consists of 11 aircrafts; 4 ATR72-500s, 3 ATR72-600s, 4 A320s.

For more information please contact:
International-Corporate Communications
Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited
Tel. 0-2265-5664,5686 Fax. 0-2265-5665
E-mail: regional@bangkokair.com