AOT: Philippines LCC, Cebu Pacific, will boost flights to BKK with a 3-weekly service from Manila to BKK (DMK) staring July. Comment: Does this indicate a demand for additional service sector employees? DOHOME: sees strong qtd 2Q from recovery demand for home improvement products, sets Bt1b capex to add 8 stores & revamp existing outlets. […]

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AOT reported 7 days passenger traffic via 6 airports under management during Songkran fest (Apr 11-17) +22.7% yoy to 2.49m travelers, aircrafts movement +15.3% yoy to 14,934 flights. Comment: And voila….2025 is going to be higher. And people still don’t believe it yet. ASW anticipates 2Q turnaround from completion of 4 condos total Bt6.6b, tailwind […]

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Random Thoughts…given I read a tonne of research papers…notes…etc…I’m going to start dumping thoughts, notes here, will try to source/date…remember don’t invest based upon my ramblings, instead follow the worst piece of advice ever created by the investment industry…do your own homework. Emphasis always mine. Source/date: Tchart (maybe?) 8 April 2024 DMK Duty Free Space […]

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ABM: AGE raised holding by 0.2802% to 5.24% on Mar 28. Comment: Why is AGE buying into a loss-making, above BV bio mass co? AOT: Coral Finest Business Class Lounge (Cocoon), International Concourse C, SIA received Pioneer of the Year award from Priority Pass for unique & innovative services, Miracle Lounge Domestic Concourse D, SIA […]

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AOT’s price hike on Passenger Service Charges: PSC at 6 airports under management t effective today (Apr 1), international departure revised to Bt730 from Bt700 & domestic departure to Bt130 from Bt100. Comment: That’s a hefty jump in % terms for domestic. BA in talks 2 airline partners for codeshare agreement, expects to conclude in […]

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AOT sees passenger thru Suvarnabhumi airport at 180K/day, with 60% rise in Chinese tourists in Mar, may exceed 141.84m this year target. Services along the MRT Yellow Line, operated by BTS, were suspended from early morning til midnight yesterday after parts from the monorail’s tracks fell on to the road below, damaging several vehicles. BTS […]

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AOT: Korean Air resumes daily flights on Busan-BKK route from Apr 25 aft suspended nearly 4 years due to pandemic. AWC sees year-to-date average OCC >80% across hotels portfolio, MICE segment >90%, strong booking to continue in April supported by Songkran fest, booking of 3 hotels in Chiang Mai remain strong in April, sees no […]

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AAV eyes 20m FY24 passenger target, supported by improved traffic to China on the back of visa wavier scheme (93 flights/week vs 83 in 4Q23), larger fleet size yoy (60 aircrafts vs 56 in FY23), new route from Taipei-Okinawa, Taipei-Osaka, Kaohsiung-Narita start from 2Q. ADVANC and TRUE are awaiting NBTC’s draft auction planned for 3 […]

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AOT: British Airways flights from LDN-BKK will return in October after paused in FY20, reservation opened on Mar 5. Comment: Who wants to fly BA? No one, its full of old white aunties that give you the worst service. But ok this is a good sign for the continued improvement in tourism to/from Thailand. BAY […]

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AOT: HK Express will launch new route from HK to BKK (DMK) effective Apr 25 in addition to flights to BKK (SIA), Phuket, & Chiang Mai. Comment: Don’t discount the upside…the numbers are just going to continue astounding and I’m feeling rather certain that Thailand will hit another infra bottleneck within the next decade for […]

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