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Bangkok Airways Wins Passengers’ Hearts and Votes as “World’s Best Regional Airline” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia” for the seventh consecutive year at the Prestigious 2023 World Airline Awards

Paris, France / 20 June 2023 – Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited has once again been named the winner of two prestigious awards; The World's Best Regional Airline and The Best Regional Airline in Asia at the 2023 World Airline Awards. The awards were presented to Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President and airline’s management at the ceremony held today at the Paris Air Show.

It is the seventh consecutive year that Bangkok Airways has been chosen as World's Best Regional Airline and Best Regional Airline in Asia by customers. The World Airline Awards, dubbed as the Oscar of the aviation industry, voted by millions of passengers around the world to determine their favorite airlines. 

Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways PLC commented, "Amidst our most challenging time in the aviation history, Bangkok Airways has still been striving to improve the quality of our products and services with the hope to be one of the top-class regional airline brands in the world. And today, there is proof that we are achieving that goal by being chosen once again by our customers from around the world and being named the World's Best Regional Airline and the Best Regional Airline in Asia 2023. In addition, Bangkok Airways is also ranked 29th in the Top 100 World's Best Airlines category.”

“On behalf of the management and staff at Bangkok Airways, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to our customers who continued to have trust and confidence in our products and services and for casting their votes for us. I feel deeply honored and of course delighted to receive these prestigious awards from Skytrax.” 

“Bangkok Airways has been recognized as the World’s Best Airline and the Best Airline in Asia for the seventh consecutive year since 2016. These recognitions are considered remarkable achievements for us and a guarantee of the quality of products and services the airline offers to our passengers throughout those years. These awards have propelled us to continue providing a unique passenger journey across all touch points while ensuring the highest safety and hygiene standards. Moreover, to emphasize our position of Asia’s Boutique Airline and to celebrate the 55th year anniversary, we are committed to make sure every journey is an exceptional one as well as to drive and sustainably enhance Thailand’s aviation industry to global standards.”

Bangkok Airways & World Airline Awards

Bangkok Airways has been named "World's Best Regional Airline" for 8 years (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022 and this year 2023), "Best Regional Airline in Asia" for 13 years (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022 and this year 2023 as well as "Southeast Asia's Best Regional Airline" in 2006 and 2007 from Skytrax.

About World Airline Awards:

The Skytrax World Airline Awards are well recognized and respected across the aviation industry worldwide. It is considered a global benchmark of airline excellence as the results are determined by the vote of global passengers.

20 June 2023