Bangkok Airways to Set Travel Agent Commission to Zero

Photo by AnreyPopov/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Bangkok Airways is zeroing out its commission for travel agents, according to a letter to its travel partners forwarded to Travel Agent

In the letter the Thailand-based airline wrote that, effective April 1, all of the airline’s tickets will be adjusted to zero percent commission. The new level will apply to all commissionable fares on Bangkok Airways operated and marketed flights, on both domestic routes within Thailand and international routes. 

Bangkok Airways, which was founded in 1968 as Sahakol Air and rebranded in 1986, is based out of Suvarnabhumi International Airport, as well as three privately owned airports: Samui Airport, Sukhothai Airport and Trat Airport. The airline flies to 12 domestic destinations within Thailand, as well as 18 international destinations, such as Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Maldives


Like this story? Subscribe to Daily News & Deals!

Featuring breaking news on the latest product launches, deals, sales promotions, and executive appointments. Be sure to sign-up for this free industry daily newsletter.

Bangkok Airways also has codeshare agreements with a number of partners, including Malaysia Airlines, SilkAir, Cathay Pacific Airways, Jet Airways, Thai Airways, Vietnam Airlines and China Airlines. These codeshares offer further connections throughout Asia and beyond, including to Saigon, Delhi, Beijing and Taipei

Related Stories

Windstar Launches New Travel Agent Rewards Program

Flight Centre Travel Group Officially Wraps Casto Travel Acquisition

Stats: 700,000 Travel Jobs at Risk Under No-deal Brexit

When Clients Are Wrong

Suggested Articles

A guide to the top luxury hotels in Florence, including the best service, Arno views, beautiful gardens and opulent interiors. See more here.

This week in air travel saw a number of updates on the 737 Max, as well as the lifting of airspace restrictions over the Persian Gulf. Here's what you…

The newest vessel in the cruise line’s modern riverboat series is 23 days ahead of schedule. Here’s what’s next.