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Bangkok/ 13 July 2016 Bangkok Airways led by Capt. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth today receive "World's Best Regional Airline 2016" and "Best Regional Airline in Asia 2016" awards from Skytrax. The award ceremony is held at the Skyview Hall, Farnborough International Airshow 2016, London on 12 July 2016.

Capt. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways commented, “as a Thai national carrier, we are extremely delighted and proud to have received the awards which truly reflect a higher level of service and safety standard of Bangkok Airways. These achievements have fully manifested our continuous commitment to strive for excellence in airline services. It is not only served as a proof of passenger’s recognition, but also a great encouragement to motivate us to attain even better performance.”

“On behalf of everyone at Bangkok Airways, I would like to thanks all the voters and most importantly - the dedication of our staffs to excel in a complete airline services. We promise to keep up with our services to provide the highest standard to underline our commitment to be ASIA’S BOUTIQUE AIRLINE”, added Capt. Puttipong.

Bangkok Airways has previously been awarded “World's Best Regional Airline 2014” and "Best Regional Airline in Asia 2014”, and has been among the top five of World’s Best Regional Airline and Best Regional Airline – Asia category. Moreover, the airline won “Asia’s Best Regional Airline” from 2004 – 2005, in 2008 and in 2009 . Bangkok Airways also won “South East Asia Best Regional Airline” from 2006 - 2007.

Skytrax World Airline Awards are coveted Quality accolades for the world airline industry. Travellers from across the globe take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. The World Airline Awards are a global benchmark of airline excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice awards

About Bangkok Airways:

"World's Best Regonal Airline 2016" and "Best Regional Airline in Asia 2016" by Skytrax. Also known as “Asia’s Boutique Airline,” Bangkok Airways ( - an award winning regional airline, is Thailand’s first private airline that has been providing exceptional comfort and safety to all passengers since 1968.

Bangkok Airways flies travelers from around the world to more than twenty exquisite destinations across Thailand and Asia. Samui, Phuket, Trat (Koh Chang), and the Maldives are amongst the world’s most renowned beach destinations, while Sukhothai, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap (Angkor), Danang are World Heritage sites.

13 July 2016


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