BA anticipates it will not return to profit until 2024, though it sees investment opportunities in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the EEC for long term growth. Comment: MRO services are a great money maker at scale. The question is whether Thailand will be considered competitive when compared to Singapore and the Philippines. […]

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BA expects Bt3.9b revenue from passenger traffic this year, with 61% load factor, sees full recovery in 2-3 years. Comment: I’m still wondering when/if BA/AAV will recap, I’m just waiting for this opportunity. BAM mulls spinning off retail & P-loan unit to boost flexibility and improve competitiveness, in talk ILM & GLOBAL to tap in […]

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AMATAV sees better performance than last year, expected to sell 1,050 rai of land in 2 IE in Vietnam, in talk with partner to invest in 3,000 rai IE in central Vietnam. Comment: They have never hit their targets. They haven’t done anything positive in Vietnam versus effectively every other international and domestic player there. […]

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BA add 1 daily flight each to 3 routes (Bkk-Chiang Mai, Bkk-Phuket, Bkk-Lampang) from Sept 1. BAM’s earnings have bottomed out in 2Q, with Bt1.16b Net profit expected for 3Q, +32%, excluding Bt2-3b DTA, Tabloid. CGD to launch 2 hotels, Capella Bangkok and Four Season at Chao Phraya river, in Oct and Nov, Bt12b backlog […]

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ACAP: on verge of trading suspension aft default Bt 1.88b CD, tabloid. Comment: Well lets see….SET is rather flexible with how they implement rulings…but w/o a doubt ACAP has defaulted and could do down the IFEC route unless they raise capital. ADVANC’s gearing up for 5G investment in the EEC and applying AIS’s ultra-fast mobile […]

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AOT mulls closing some of THAI’s international check-in counter and facilities in accordance with lower number of passenger aiming to curb costs. Comment: Well that took them long enough…with the public announcement re the decline in travelers and no recovery til 2022 in their minds…will they allow King Power to renegotiate? Conspiracy theorists says yes. […]

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BA seeks to expand codeshare partnership with partner in Asia to expand international routes at lower costs, expects to resume CLMV flights from October. Comment: I’m flying overseas next month. This virus crap is finished. BTS & VGI associate co., Kerry Express (TH), expand same day parcel delivery service for BKK and vicinity, add discount […]

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AWC, KTC, TOA are expected to be added to MSCI Global Standard to be announced May 12, tabloid. BA to resume domestic flights on May 15, starting with 2 flights to and from Samui daily. Comment: The samui monopoly (okok market leader) begins. BTS will increase trains frequency to avoid overcrowded on lockdown easing starts […]

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ACG upbeats 4Q earnings from strong vehicle sales ahead of year end, 11 more dealerships yoy and contribution from maintenance services, sets Bt200m budget to open 2 branches and expand relating business, target 20% revenue growth next year. BA to compete with King Power for duty free pick-up counter at Suvarnabhumi and Donmuang, result Jan […]

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BA may pay special dividend in 3Q, having booked extra gains, yet operation remained sluggish from higher competitions and strong THB. BAY revamps app, U-Choose, to accommodate digital lending, online deposit and e-market place, kick-off services on November. BGRIM reassures solid 4Q from absence of maintenance shutdown and additional capacity from 3 solar projects combined […]

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