Bangkok Airways targets growth with renewed Sabre deal

Bangkok Airways targets growth with renewed Sabre deal
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Sabre Corporation, a software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, today announced a renewed agreement with Bangkok Airways, as the airline eyes further industry growth, investment and partnership.

    This extended deal marks the third renewal between the two companies, and means Bangkok Airways will continue to deploy a comprehensive suite of Sabre’s network planning and optimization solutions to create profitable routes and enhance passenger choice. The carrier is using Sabre’s Cloud-enabled Schedule Manager, Slot Manager and Codeshare Manager.

    “We’ve been working together with Sabre for almost a decade. In that time, Sabre’s technology has become imperative to both our day-to-day operational efficiency and our longer-term growth strategy,” said Chulin Kocharoen, vice president – of network and product development, Bangkok Airways.

    “We’re absolutely thrilled that this renewed agreement will enable us to continue to benefit from Sabre’s advanced, intuitive solutions to optimize our flight schedules, enhance route planning, and respond swiftly to evolving dynamics in our regional markets.”

    Bangkok Airways, known as Asia’s Boutique Airline, flies from Thailand to more than 20 regional destinations, including Singapore, the Maldives, Cambodia, China, and Laos. The carrier, which is based out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, has recently announced new interline agreements with Air India and a codeshare deal with Singapore Airlines to streamline travel experiences further and improve connectivity for passengers, bringing its codeshare agreements managed through Sabre’s Codeshare Manager to 28.

    “We’re delighted that, through this deal, Bangkok Airways has signalled continued confidence in our technology,” said Rakesh Narayanan, vice president, regional general manager, Asia Pacific, travel solutions, Airline Sales.

    “The set of network planning and optimization solutions that Bangkok Airways continues to choose from Sabre come together powerfully to enable them to automate and execute profitable schedules, proactively manage slots, and broaden their network while, ultimately, improving customer choice and satisfaction.”

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