Bangkok Airways Co., Ltd. is a regional airline based in Bangkok, Thailand. It operates scheduled services to destinations in Thailand, Cambodia, China, Laos, Maldives, Burma and Singapore. Its main base is Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok.
The airline was established in 1968 as Sahakol Air operating air-taxi services under contract from OICC, an American construction company, USOM and a number of other organisations engaged in oil and natural-gas exploration in the Gulf of Thailand. It began scheduled services in 1986, becoming Thailand's first privately-owned domestic airline. It re-branded to become Bangkok Airways in 1989.
Bangkok Airways flies to over 30 destinations. Most Bangkok Airways flights are for destinations in Thailand but Bangkok Airways has international flights to several other countries as well, like for example Vietnam and Laos. From its main base in Bangkok 8 flights depart every week. Many people who look for Bangkok Airways tickets look for flights to Chiang Mai and Phnom Penh.
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Checked Baggage allowance for Economy Class is 20kg for adult and child / 10kg for infant. For Blue Ribbon Class (Business Class) the maximum weight allowance is 30kg for adult and child / 10kg for infant.
One item of cabin baggage is allowed for adult and child (except infant). Maximum weight is 5kg
Bangkok Airways provides a refund for tickets not to be used. The ticket price will be returned to the agent or carrier that booked the ticket minus some fees. Please contact Bangkok Airways for questions about refunds since the rules are bit complicated. Important to know is that refunds will only be considered while the ticket is still valid.