Bangkok Airways is the latest airline to start participating in Global Explorer, the round-the-world fare offered by oneworld member airlines and selected partners outside the global alliance. It is the first time that Bangkok Airways’ flights have been made available through a round-the-world fare.Global Explorer, one of the most popular round-the-world fares available globally, offers simple, flexible, and great value travel around-the-world. Prices are based on the cabin class chosen and the total distance travelled. Travellers have up to one year to complete their journey.
Bangkok Airways serves 11 destinations throughout its Thailand home plus a further 13 destinations in neighbouring countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Malaysia, the Maldives, Myanmar and Singapore.Besides its attractive network, Bangkok Airways adds to the network covered by Global Explorer one additional country – Laos – and nine new airports: Thailand’s Chiang Rai, Lampang, Trat, Sukhothai, Koh Samui, Udon Thani and Utapao, along with Laos’ Luang Prabang and Vientiane-Watay.This means Global Explorer now features some 215 destinations across Asia – and almost 1,150 worldwide.
Global Explorer already covers all routes offered by oneworld’s member airlines – airberlin, American Airlines along with its merger partner US Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LAN Airlines, TAM Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Russia’s S7 and SriLankan Airlines, plus some 30 affiliated carriers, including Austria’s Niki, OpenSkies, South Africa’s Comair, Denmark’s SUN-AIR, Iberia Express, Iberia Regional Air Nostrum, LAN Argentina, LAN Colombia, LAN Ecuador, LAN Peru and QantasLink.