Review of Bangkok Airways flight Bangkok Chiang Mai in Economy

Airline Bangkok Airways
Flight PG 221
Class Economy
Seat 14C
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 01:15
Take-off 16 Oct 11, 20:30
Arrival at 16 Oct 11, 21:45
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manureva744
By 2946
Published on 23rd October 2011
After going though customs I find my 2 friends waiting for me outside. We go upstairs to the departure level to check ourselves in and get our boarding cards.

We go through security controls and on the other-side we go straight to the Bangkok Airways lounge.

At the entrance the lounge dragon probably hates her job but she clings on it…
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The lounge is a little crowded but we'll find 3 seats on the left part of the lounge.

The buffet is much better than when I last came here.
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Some beautiful orchids can be found everywhere in the lounge, you know you are in Thailand !
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My selection from the buffet. I really like the banana sticky rice with red beans. There was also a seafood quiche, red bean croissants, sundried bananas, tuna sandwiches and rice crackers.
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After reading a couple of email and chat with my friends, we started to walk to the boarding gate towards our Airbus 320 HS-PGV painted with the Krabi colours. A bus will take us to the plane.
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The flight is rather full tonight and we are amongst the first to board.
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The captain will introduce the safety demos after welcoming us on board !
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The Airshow screens.
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A lot of different reading material in the seat pocket.
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Like many airlines in Asia, Bangkok Airways sells articles with its logo.
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Bangkok Airways network and flet.
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The legroom.
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After a short taxi we took off in the night towards Chiang Mai.

The flight is short so the cabin attendants started the service soon after.
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Dring the flight we'll be able to watch Just for Laughs on the screen.
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The cabin crew will serve a tray with sandwiches and an excellent Banana crumble.
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For the drinks you have a choice of coffee, water and orange juice which is EXCESSIVELY sweet, even for me and I have a sweet tooth !
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The cabin is quiet, a lot of people are asleep…
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Verdict

Bangkok Airways

7.0/10
Cabin8.0
Cabin crew7.5
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Meal/catering7.5

Bangkok - BKK

7.5/10
Efficiency8.0
Access5.0
Services8.5
Cleanliness8.5

Chiang Mai - CNX

7.4/10
Efficiency8.0
Access5.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness8.5

Conclusion

The flight departed on time

The comfort in economy class is what it is but the lounge is earning the airline a few more points !

If only the staff smiled a little more, particularly the lounge dragon...

Having a snack was great for such a short flight. Yet the orange colored and flavored drink was way too sweet !

Information on the route Bangkok (BKK) Chiang Mai (CNX)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 12 reviews of 3 airlines on the route Bangkok (BKK) → Chiang Mai (CNX).


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The airline with the best average rating is Thai Airways with 8.2/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 14 minutes.

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