AAV AAV expects earnings to grow in 4Q18. It will add new routes to Vietnam, China, India, ASEAN, India and Indochina. It plans to add flights in the densely populated routes. (Thun Hoon, 21/9/18) BDMS CFO of BDMS expects revenue growth of 10% this year from Bt77bn, supported by an increase in Thai and foreign […]

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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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