AH’s confident of profitability this year, on lack of provision and impairment loss, sees solid 1Q with limited impact from covid-19. Comment: Funny things in their accounts AOT reports 9,797 flights cancellation in March, passengers drops by 3m yoy, expects more in 2Q from more lockdown measures worldwide. Comment: I still think its the best […]

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AOT admits covid-19 is the biggest challenge it’s ever faced, worst case would see net profit dropping to Bt10b vs Bt22.11b consensus. Comment: Risk happens fast. Best time to fly still. BJCHI signs 2 contracts worth Bt880m in AU. CP Group lands $10b Tesco deal, but needs approval from Office of Trade Competition Commission (OTCC), […]

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AOT to announce winner for Bt13b SIA’s 3rd runway projects and satellite terminal on March 9. AWC target 15% CAGR over next 5 years, sets 5 year capex at Bt30b to expand hospitality and commercial projects. BANPU sees profitable this year from -Bt553m loss in 2019, expecting turnaround in coal, utility and gas business. Comment: […]

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AOT & BDMS: Kuwait & UAE suspend flights to TH. Comment: This will hammer BDMS And BH BEM maintained 20% full year ridership growth target to 500kpd, supported by larger network from Blue line extension, mulls adding 20 trains to support growth, sees toll way traffic steady at 1.1m trips/day. Comment: Just as with BTS, […]

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ADVANC will switch on the country’s first 5G mobile network on the 2600-MHz band after making the 1st instalment payment today for the spectrum won at this week’s auction. Comment: Lets see if there are dividend cuts AOT: airlines voice out unfair treatments following announcement of remedy package for tenants at 6 airports as airlines […]

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ADVANC sets Bt10-15b 1-year capex to expand 5G network, while Fitch said 5G capex is credit neutral. AOT cuts fix rent by 20%, waives minimum payment for revenue sharing for tenants only variable percentages applied from February 1,20 till January 31,21, stretching payment terms for operators in the airport for 6 months for payment due […]

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AOT: AOT released their latest flight/passenger figures last week, and things look awful with passengers -28% for the first week of Feb, expect for this rate of change to increase for the rest of the month. The first step they’ve done to counter the drop is to reduce the landing fee and now there’s news […]

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ADVANC FY19 came after close at Bt 31.19b +5% yoy; missed Bt 32.18b consensus, pays interim Bt 7.34 dps, XD Feb 19. Comment: It’s a dividend payer, if 5G bids and capex are too strenuous it should comfortably maintain its DPS ratio, perhaps even an increase? AOT: report Feb MTD passenger arrival at SIA drops […]

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AAV may save as much as Bt800m after Cabinet cut jet fuel tax from Bt4.726/liter to Bt0.20/liter, Bt300m for THAI. Comment: But it may not make up for the loss in demand.  ADVANC, TRUE, DTAC, TOT and CAT have all submitted bids for 5G spectrums, with ADVANC and TRUE said to be vying for 3 […]

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AOT said coronavirus had no impact on arrival January to date as seen in 2% growth, confident of 5% growth this year, have plans to handle the outbreak. Comment: The drop will be seen in the coming weeks/months should this continue. DTC acquires F&B catering services business in Vietnam, The Caterers, for US$3.9m (Bt117m). Comment: […]

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