AAV: expects improvement in revenue & passenger load factor next year as tourism starts to pick up, will returned 5 aircraft at end of year, shrink fleet size to 53 aircraft, sufficient for service till eo-FY23. Comment: They’re not expecting any mass chinese tourism. AH: upbeat 4Q earnings from recognition of chassis orders for VinFast […]

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AAV confirmed opening of 2 new routes to AU, BKK-Melbourne (3 weekly flights) & BKK-Sydney (4 weekly flights) from December 1 to capitalize on holiday season. Comment: Looks like AAV is going to start eating up the market share from the main carriers. ASIAN announced pre-emptive right for existing holders for IPO subscription of pet […]

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AAV: will resume 2 daily flights from SIA to KL from June 20. Comment: A large segment of the population still doesn’t realise how quick traveling is going to come back, but, only for certain segments. And AAV is going to easily pass the higher fuel costs for the first 6 months. Next year it’ll […]

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AAV: mulls introducing new regional routes to spur intra-Asean travel, in talk with ministers for possibility to add Jakarta- Hua-Hin route. Comment: Retail investors are more interested in the picture of the Bitkub fellow and Tony from AirAsia that floated around social media over the past few days. GTB: wins contract to supply fire tube […]

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AAV’s 1.714b new shares from RO 5.7625:1 @ Bt 1.75/share tradable today. Comment: Apparently the WHO has said that they recommend for countries to relax travel restrictions and remove the vax passports last night, hooray! BA to resume 2 daily flights from SIA to Phuket to support sandbox & sealed route scheme from February 1. […]

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AAV to start accepting digital currency for payment from next year, sees 100% recovery in domestic travels in 2Q22. Comment: I can just picture royal nationalists saying that is anti-monarchy… now, I am curious to see how far these systems will go. Though for now expect for all the Thai companies accepting “digital currencies” to […]

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Thai AirAsia (TAA) has announced mass layoffs, extended furloughs, and cut its fleet by 10% after struggling with the impact of the pandemic, despite the country’s reopening on Nov 1 Comment: And just after they said expected a full recovery BA will reduce fleets size to 35 aircrafts next year from current 38, return additional […]

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Thai AirAsia (TAA) predicts full recovery for Thai tourism in the next 2 years as international borders will gradually be opened by next year, while passenger traffic has yet to resume despite the country’s reopening on November 1. Comment: Depends upon the definition of a full recovery. But w/o a doubt I still think tourism […]

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AAV predicts the aviation business will return to normal within 3 months on condition that more borders in the region reopen with no quarantine and RT-PCR test required. Comment: Define “normal” though yes I am of the viewpoint that we are going to see a strong rebound in travel IF/WHEN pcr tests/quarantines are taken out. […]

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