Bangkok Airways has welcomed a new ATR 72-600 aircraft into its fleet to be used on the airline’s domestic services.

The airlines’ vice-president of flight operations, AM. Dechit Chareonwong welcomed the new aircraft at Suvarnabhumi Airport along with the airline’s pilots.

The new ATR 72-600 is equipped with state-of-the-art full-glass cockpit monitoring and control systems. The airline said it also features a “high comfort” layout seating for 70 passengers with larger overhead bins to enhance travel convenience.

The newly delivered ATR 72-600 will be added to the services on domestic flights such as Sukhothai, Trat, Lampang, Samui (Surat Thani), Phuket, Krabi and Hat Yai (Songkhla).

Bangkok Airways’ fleet currently consists of 40 aircraft including two ATR 72-500s, 13 ATR 72-600s, 16 Airbus A319s and nine A320s.

Image: Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited welcomes its new ATR 72-600 at Suvarnabhumi Airport, with AM. Dechit Chareonwong, vice president of flight operations (3rd from right) together with airline’ pilots.

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