Airlines & Airports
|April 23, 2014|
JAL and Bangkok Airways To Further Expand Codeshare Cooperation
|Japan Airlines (JAL) and Bangkok Airways (PG) have agreed to further expand codeshare flights* on PG operated routes between Bangkok and select cities in the Southeast Asia region from May 7, 2014. |
* Codeshare flights are subject to government approval.
JAL is currently serving the codeshare network from Bangkok to five destinations, which are Thai domestic cities (Phuket, Chiang Mai, Ko Samui), Mumbai and Male. This time, JAL expands its codeshare network to eight new destinations in Southeast Asia, the region of rapid economic growth with rich tourism resources, including Myanmar (Yangon, Nai Pyi Taw, Mandalay), Cambodia (Phnom Penh, Siem Reap), Lao PDR (Vientiane, Luang Prabang), and Thailand (Chiang Rai).
All codeshare flights have smooth connectivity to and from JL operated Haneda=Bangkok services, of which JAL has doubled its daily flights from March 30, 2014 providing customers with more convenience for travel in the region.
JAL continues its challenges to serve our customers, whether they are business or leisure travelers, with greater convenience and enjoyable experience on every journey through enhanced network and quality services.
Bangkok Airways is the first private airline in Thailand, founded in 1968, and based at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport. It currently operates about 170 flights daily to Thai domestic cities, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Bangladesh and Maldives. Bangkok Airways is also known for its high service quality, which is rated as one of the "World's 4-Star Airlines" by SKYTRAX, a rating company in the U.K. that also awarded Bangkok Airways 3rd place in the category of "World's Best Regional Airline" and 2nd place in the category of "Best Regional Airline in Asia" in 2013.