Bangkok Air

Bangkok Air

Bangkok Air, Bangkok, Chatuchak, Thailand, 10900


Phone : +66 (2) 265 5678

Website : Bangkok Air

Founted : 1968; 55 years ago (as Sahakol Air)

Key People : Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth (President)

About Bangkok Airways 

The airline was founded in 1968 as Sahakol Air and began providing air-taxi services through contracts with the United States Operations Mission (USOM), Overseas International Construction Company (OICC), an American construction firm, and a number of other organisations involved in oil and natural gas exploration in the Gulf of Thailand. The first privately owned domestic airline in Thailand, it launched regular services in 1986.

In 1989, it changed its name to Bangkok Airways. Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (1.2%), Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth (92.31%), Sahakol Estate (4.3%), and other stockholders own the airline (2.19 percent). Siem Reap Airways, a subsidiary airline, is likewise owned entirely by it. Ko Samui's own airport, which opened in April 1989 and provides direct flights to Chiang Mai, Hong Kong, was developed by the company.

Ko Samui has a privately built airport that opened in April 1989 and provides direct flights to Chiang Mai, Hong Kong, Pattaya, Phuket, and Singapore. In 2000, the airline began introducing Boeing 717s to its fleet, marking its entry into the jet aircraft market. Up until that point, Bangkok Airways had mostly flown ATR-72s, which were propeller-driven aircraft. In addition, it had flown the Fokker 100 for a brief period of time as well as the De Havilland Canada Dash 8 and Shorts 330. In 2004, the airline added the Airbus A320 to its fleet of aircraft.


Call the reservation Centre at +66 (2) 270 6699 or send an email to .

Daily office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Pets are only allowed to be cats and dogs. As of January 1, 2021, the following dog breeds and brachycephalic breeds (snub-nosed dogs) are prohibited from being accepted as checked baggage (AVIH) or transported in the cargo compartment for their safety and wellbeing. The animal will live in the aeroplane hold (AVIH), which is underneath the passenger area, in a safe, temperature-controlled home.


On Bangkok Airways, meals are included in the price of your ticket, and the company also offers passengers a wide range of interesting meal alternatives. During the coronavirus pandemic, food and drink will be offered in meal boxes that have been individually packaged.

Destination And Hubs 

The total number of domestic destinations served by Bangkok Airways is 12, including Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Krabi, Pattaya, Mae Hong Son, Phuket, Sukhothai, Samui, and Trat. 

Suvarnabhumi Airport serves as Bangkok Airways' main hub, and Chiang Mai International Airport and Phuket International Airport serve as its satellite hubs.

check -In And Boarding 

Level 6 of the passenger terminal building is where you may check in and purchase tickets for Bangkok Airways. Register in Row "F." 

The Bangkok Airways Ticket Office is located in the Departure Hall on Level 6 of the passenger terminal building, directly across from Entrance No. 3. Arrival Time Domestic: a minimum of 1.30 hours prior to departure. International: Two hours prior to departure. At check-in, the passenger must show their passport or official ID card (original).

For domestic flights, the check-in desk will close 40 minutes before to departure, therefore passengers must arrive and check in with Bangkok Airways workers before that time.

For international flights, the check-in counter will close 50 minutes before to departure. Thailand Airlines At other airports, check-in closing time may be different. Please call to confirm.

Baggage And Refund policies

The maximum weight for one piece of checked luggage is 32 kilogrammes, according Airport of Thailand regulations. If a single piece of luggage weighs more than 32 pounds, it must be repackaged. Sports equipment is accepted as checked luggage on Bangkok Airways as part of your usual baggage allowance. Any weight that is exceeded as a result of this inclusion will be charged at the aforementioned excess charge rate. 

Excess baggage cannot be refunded. Verified Baggage Maximum weight limits for adults, children, and infants in economy class are 20 kilogrammes and 10 kilogrammes, respectively. The maximum weight allowed in Blue Ribbon Class (Business Class) is 40 kilos for adults, 10 kilogrammes for children, and 5 kilogrammes for infants.

Prepaid Baggage:

Passengers who would want to purchase additional luggage allowance can do so through the call centre, the ticketing office of Bangkok Airways, , or the Managing My Booking section of our website, as well as through a ticketing agent. It is necessary to buy prepaid luggage at least four (4) hours before departure. Only flights operated by Bangkok Airways are subject to pre-paid baggage. Prepaid baggage cannot be rerouted or refunded.  

Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

Each passenger is permitted to carry one handbag that is no larger than 56 cm (22 inches) long, 45 cm (18 inches) wide, and 25 cm thick (10 inches). Wheels, handles, and side compartments are all included in these measurements. The carry-on luggage's combined weight cannot be greater than 7 kilogrammes (15 lb.).

Image for frequently asked questions about Bangkok Airlines Asoth Prasert Prasarttong Owner of the airline is Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth.

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