Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways to have code-share deal for some China routes

BANGKOK (XFNews-ASIA) - National carrier Thai Airways and the country's biggest private airline Bangkok Airways said they will form a new code-share agreement on routes to six Chinese cities. The deal will also extend to the Thai resort island of Samui, where

Bangkok Airways built and owns the only airport and maintains a

monopoly on flights there, the companies said in a statement. The companies said they expect to finalize the details of the

code-share agreement within two months, covering routes to the Chinese

cities of Xixuangbanna, Xian, Guilin, Zhengzhou, Hangzhou and Shenzhen.

The two carriers also agreed to develop joint marketing efforts.

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