AAV AAV targets a load factor of 87% this year, backed by growing Thai tourism. Average fare increased 6% in 1Q18 and the company plans to raise fares to cover rising jet fuel prices. It is expanding its network to India and ASEAN. (Thun Hoon, 5/6/18) BCPG BCPG will recognize around Bt3.0bn gain on sale […]

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AAV AAV expects to finalize with a European partner to invest in MRO at U-Tapao Airport. The project value is Bt1.5bn. The company expects to serve more than 200 aircraft and plans to invest in a pilot and crew training center. The company targets earnings to hit a new high after the strong 1Q18 earnings […]

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AAV AAV targets passenger growth of 18% this year to 23.3mn. Load factor is expected to reach 87%, driven by tourism growth. It will accept delivery of four new airplanes this year to add to its 59-strong fleet. (Thun Hoon, 17/4/18) Comment: Which will mainly come from China BIG BIG says earnings this year will […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 8.45 bn AAV – The massive re buyback of his shares from King Power Group TU – I have been wondering when will the transition of TU from a commodity company to a consumer company be completed TIC – That’s 5% of the shares, I wonder who the buyer is. Sell(s) […]

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AAV Srivaddhanaprabha family sold back 1,761.58mn or 36.30% of AAV shares to Mr. Tassapon Bijleveld FOR Bt4.70/share, which give it a profit of approximately Bt880mn. After the sale, Mr. Tassapon holds 41.32% and is going to do a tender offer, pricing the shares at Bt4.70. (Khao Hoon, 28/12/17) Comment: Wait they did what? Why buy […]

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AAV AAV’s 3Q17 earnings dropped by 34% to Bt260.9mn on an increase in energy cost and a reduction in average fare by 7% in order to compete. It declared a dividend of Bt0.15/share. (Khao Hoon, 13/11/17) Comment: Looks like a lot of the airlines in Thailand will have weak 3Q17 #’s because of the sudden […]

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AAV AAV opens two new routes, Bangkok-Chengdu and Phuket-Kunming, to expand its presence in China. It also has increased the frequency of flights from Bangkok to cities that have high potential in tourism in both domestics and overseas. (Thun Hoon, 7/11/17) Comment: I do wonder if there will be a natural spillover to the other […]

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If you want to know why the hotels are full, anything tourism related buzzing – just look at ERW, CENTEL, MINT, AOT, AAV. As a result of the continuing issues surrounding N. Korea, Chinese tourists are avoiding S. Korea and making their way to other parts in the region/world, and Thailand being the land of […]

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AAV AAV is entering high season in 2H17. It says the number of Chinese tourists has picked up since August, lifting its load factor to 84%. It is purchase three new airplanes and will add routes from Don Mueng to Maldives, Jaipur and Tiruchirappalli. (Thun Hoon, 3/10/17) Comment: Still the best LCC player in Thailand […]

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AAV AAV 2Q17 earnings collapsed to Bt170.6bn, -60%YoY due to higher oil prices and a reduction of turnkey revenue flights to China. (Khao Hoon, 11/8/17) BEM BEM posted 2Q17 earnings of Bt723mn, +43%YoY due to opening of Sirat expressway and purple line. 1H17 earnings posted earnings of Bt1.4bn, +18.1%YoY (Khao Hoon, 11/8/17) BIG BIG believes […]

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