AOT’s current duty free operator, King Power, awarded a 11-years DMK airport duty free management concession from FY22-FY33. Comment: Well that was quick BBL to compete with Sumitimi Mitsui Financial for StanChart Indon. Comment: No more growth nor NIM expansion left in Thailand, Indonesia does look like a far better bet for the next 10-20 […]

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AOT sees FY20 turnaround from higher contribution of new duty free concession kick-off September 20, pick up counter concession at SIA and DMK airport to announce winner January 27,20, seeks to expand non-aero revenue to balance revenue mixed. Comment: Their business should be focused upon improving efficiencies further at the airport  BCPG sets next year EBITDA […]

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AOT to sell bidding envelop for Suvarnabhumi and Donmuang duty free pick up counters during Nov 28 – Dec 13, expecting to receive 3% of sales. Comment: More and more $ coming into AOT BCP expects 130K/bbl/day next year, sets Bt800m capex for 60 new gas station from current 1,200, including 2 in Myanmar, Bt8b […]

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AOT to sign MOU with NBTC on November 27, offering 5G commercial services at Suvarnabhumi airport in May 20, the 1st in ASEAN. BGRIM’s Bt8b CD were fully subscribed, will use proceed to expand 3,000mw LNG powerplants in Vietnam. EPG sees strong 3Q-4Q (Oct 19-Mar 20) on seasonal, higher efficiency and lower petrochemical price, but […]

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AOT target 7-8% revenue growth FY20, expects passenger arrival +5-6% yoy, seeks to boost revenue from cargo business and non-aero revenue to balance revenue mixed, expects to kick-off airport city projects next year. Comment: International passenger arrivals continue to rock and roll, its the domestic traveler #’s that are declining rapidly. The Government is focused […]

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ADVANC’s ready for 5G auction with Bt62b available cashflows. Comment: It’s a yield play more than anything else AOT reports 141.87m passengers last fiscal year, +2% yoy, with international passenger growth of 4.4%, flights +2.41%. Comment: And look, there’s still growth, I think 4Q may be a bigger positive surprise than people expect in terms […]

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AIT wins digital ticket pj from State Railway authority worth Bt920m. Comment: And IT co’s continue to win projects AOT to sell TOR for DMK airport duty-free concession Oct 24 – Nov 8, opens bid on Dec 11, drops CPN from auction on violation of TOR terms on dispute over Central Village pj. Comment: Well […]

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AOT’s board gave nod to open bid for duty-free pick up counters at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang this December. CBG upbeats 2H earnings from new launch Carabao Green Apple energy drink sales, wider margins from in-house canning unit, improved bargaining power, and narrower loss from UK operation, firms on Bt2.3b FY19 revenue target. Comment: So […]

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AOT mulls investing Bt3b in monorail projects connecting DMK airport to BTS greenline to help flows of passenger traffic and reduce traffic congestion. Comment: Well it makes sense common sense. However the risk I see is that several travelers to Thailand already skip Bangkok and go direct to their holiday destinations. BCP to sell Bt10b […]

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AOT wants airlines at BKK’s Don Mueang International Airport to switch to wide-body aircraft in a bid to ease congestion at the LLC hub, expects Cabinet approval for Bt38-40b Don Mueang 3rd phase expansion to cater for 60m, as it would reach peak capacity by 2020. Comment: In 5 years, I’ll bet that Chinese tourists […]

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