Bangkok Airways, Asia’s Boutique Airline and Jet Airways, India’s premier full-service international airline today announced expansion of their existing codeshare agreement to provide more choice and convenient travel connections for guests travelling between key destinations across Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and India.
This expanded partnership will offer guests enhanced connectivity and seamless access when travelling throughout the combined networks of both the airlines.
Under the expanded codeshare agreement, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Bangkok Airways’ flights beyond Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Samui, Krabi, Phuket, Sukhothai and Trat in Thailand, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap in Cambodia and Da Nang, Phu Quoc in Vietnam.
Bangkok Airways will also place its marketing code on Jet Airways’ flights beyond Mumbai to key destinations like Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Delhi, Goa and Chennai; as well as beyond Delhi to Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.
This is in addition to the existing arrangement, which has been in place since October 2013, whereby, Jet Airways places its code on Bangkok Airways’ flights between Mumbai and Bangkok while Bangkok Airways places its codes on Jet Airways’ flights between Bangkok-Mumbai and Bangkok-Delhi.
Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways said “Jet Airways is a leading international airline with a major presence in India and across the world. We are pleased to expand cooperation with Jet Airways to strengthen our respective route networks and offer business and leisure travelers with unprecedented and convenient access to new gateways. Moreover, Jet Airways’ codeshare passengers traveling on Bangkok Airways will enjoy the boutique airline’s unparalleled services such as lounge access and in-flight meal.
Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Whole-time Director, Jet Airways, said, “This is a continuation of our efforts to offer our guests more choice and connectivity options across key markets around the globe. Jet Airways and Bangkok Airways have been codeshare partners since 2013 and with this enhancement we will for the first time, now be able to offer our guests seamlessly connectivity on codeshare flights to seven key tourist hot-spots across Thailand, as well as growing markets in Cambodia and Vietnam, thus helping to further boost tourism and trade between India and these nations.