SkyTrax names Bangkok Airways World’s 3rd Best Regional Airline and Asia’s 2nd Best Regional Airline

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SkyTrax has revealed the winners of their prestigious awards program called “World Airline Awards 2013” that had more than 18 million airline passengers from around the world voting for their favorite travel experiences. Bangkok Airways was voted the 3rd place in the category of World’s Best Regional Airline and 2nd place in the category of the Best Regional Airline in Asia.

As Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, president of Bangkok Airways said, “I and all staff of Bangkok Airways would like to express our sincere thanks to all passengers who cast their votes for us.

It is such an honor to be recognized and voted (these awards). This shows that the hard work and dedication from both front-line and back of the house staff have paid off. Moreover, these achievements signify that Bangkok Airways is more than ready to soar higher when ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is fully integrated.”

Bangkok Airways is the only airline in Asia that has won the SkyTrax Best Regional Airline Awards for nine consecutive years from 2004 – 2013 and the only airline to have won the ‘Best Overseas Regional Airline’ award in the UK’s Selling Long Haul Travel Agents Choice awards for seven consecutive years from 2006 – 2012.

Additionally, Bangkok Airways is categorized with a 4-star rating by SkyTrax.  The Official SkyTrax 4-Star Airline rating signifies airlines providing a good standard of product across all travel categories – combining with a good standard of staff service delivery across the onboard and airport environments. 4-Star rating airlines also include Air France, British Airways, Thai Airways, Emirates, Etihad to name a few.