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  • Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport traffic up 14.3% in May

    News | 15 Jun 2012 03:24

    <p>Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport posted a 14.3% rise in passenger traffic in May to 4.14 million.</p><p>The airport's international passenger traffic increased...
  • Airports of Thailand reports 19% rise in Q3 net

    News | 17 Aug 2004 04:49 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Airport operator Airports of Thailand (AOT) has reported a 19% rise in net profit for its fiscal third quarter ended 30 June, as passenger numbers increased.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>AOT says in a statement to the Stock Exchange of Thailand that net profit increased to 1.31 billion baht ($32 million) from 1.1 billion baht for the same three months of last year. For the nine-month period, net profit fell to 3.48 billion baht from 3.92 billion baht.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Additional figures are not provided but third-quarter revenue reportedly increased to 3.42 billion baht from 2.33 billion baht.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>AOT, which opera
  • Thai airport operator raises $440m through IPO

    News | 03 Mar 2004 03:15 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Thailand’s government has sold a 30% stake in airport operator Airports of Thailand (AOT) for 17.3 billion baht ($440 million) through an initial public offering (IPO).<u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>AOT officials told reporters in Bangkok that cash raised from the 17.3 billion baht IPO will be used to fund the development of Bangkok’s </span>new Suvarnabhumi International Airport<span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>, which is due to open in the second half of 2005.<u1:p></u1:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>The company will be
  • Thailand sets sights on March IPO for airport operator

    News | 27 Jan 2004 10:11 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Thailand’s state owned airport operator is planning a major public share offer in early March so it can raise money needed for the construction of Bangkok’s new Suvarnabhumi International Airport.<u1:p></u1:p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Thailand’s cabinet is due to decide today whether to approve the share offer, which is scheduled for early March, says an official from the Airports of Thailand’s (AoT) privatisation department who declines to comment further on the matter.<u1:p></u1:p><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>She says they will be announcing details of the share offer in Februar
  • Thailand doubles airport departure taxes

    News | 18 Mar 1998 06:40 | Nicholas Ionides

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Thailand is to double airport departure taxes as a result of the dramatic fall in the value of the local currency.</P> <P>The Airports Authority of Thailand (AAT) says it has won Government approval to raise the departure tax on international passengers to 500 baht ($12.50) from 250 baht, effective 1 April. It was last increased in 1996.</P> <P>The new rate will be charged at the four airports under AAT's control: Bangkok International; Chiang Mai International; Hat Yai International; and Phuket International.</P> <P>The AAT says the charge is necessary to cover losses sustained as a result of the depreciation of the baht. The currency unit has lost about 60% of its value since July last year.</P> <P>The authority first revealed in August last year that it was considering a tax hike. It said at the time that the cost of the planned expansion of Bangkok's airport was rising as about 40% of construction materials would have to be imported a