Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited or Bangkok Airways recently announced a new collaboration effort with Expedia group, the world’s largest online travel company, to add a new distribution channel and incorporate a marketing campaign globally. The airline sees a boost in ticket sales through various sales channels of Expedia and its subsidiaries especially in North America, Europe and Australasia.
Starting today, passengers can make reservations for all Bangkok Airways’ flights via different Expedia channels such as www.expedia.com (locally in Thailand through www.expedia.co.th) Expedia’s mobile application on both iOS and Android or at any Expedia Customer Service Centers worldwide.
Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President – Sales, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited said: “It’s another significant milestone for Bangkok Airways to collaborate with Expedia group, one of the world’s leading online travel companies. The new collaboration will enable us to offer passengers a broader choice of booking channels via Expedia’s extensive platforms. Bangkok Airways strives to improve our service provided to our passengers to enhance their travel experience as well as to emphasize our position as Asia’s Boutique Airline.”
Commenting on the announcement, James Marshall, Asia Pacific Vice President of Transport Partner Services, Expedia group shared: “Our relationship with Bangkok Airways will extend a cutting-edge technology that powers our consumer site(s) to our partners, powering a booking solution that gives travellers around the world access to competitive flight prices and a better way to discover and book their travel. This is a great step forward in widening the reach for Bangkok Airways to a global audience through our Expedia platforms.”
In another development, the regional airline to launch a new international service from Chiang Mai. Starting March 25, 2018, Bangkok Airways will fly on a daily basis from Northern Thailand capital to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. it will be the third destination in Vietnam out of Chiang Mai. The aircraft in operation will be an ATR72 with 70 seats.