AAV AAV, the country’s largest low-cost airline, ranked eighth of all no-frills carriers in the world with 81% of flights departing or arriving on time, according to the Punctuality League Rankings assessed by AOG Aviation Worldwide. Thai AirAsia’s ranking jumped from 19th last year. (Bangkok Post, 7/1/19) ASAP ASAP is dealing with commercial banks to […]

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AAV AAV expects 4Q18 earnings to recover, supported by more tourists and lower jet fuel price as well as the government’s measures to stimulate tourism. Next year, it plans to add new routes. (Thun Hoon, 20/12/18) Comment: If it wasn’t for such a weak market we’d see the airlines rally by +10-20% DNA SET reminded […]

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AAV AAV’s CEO plans to launch 10 new routes, nine international and one domestic. The company is targeting key potential markets such as China and India. (Thun Hoon, 7/12/18) Comment: They are just going to dominate the region with their lower costs. Again oil prices are key. BANPU BANPU is expanding its investment in a […]

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AAV AAV reported 4Q18 loss of Bt358mn caused by rising fuel price. 9M18 earnings were Bt340mn, 66%YoY. Passengers grew by 4%YoY in 3Q18. (Kao Hoon, 13/11/18) Comment: And oil prices still aren’t even at all time highs. Part of suspects a decent turnaround in airline earnings in 12 months after all the news is done…as […]

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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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