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Airports of Thailand - Facing yet more turmoil after recent recovery


Airports of Thailand (AoT) faces an extremely challenging outlook, as predictions of a rapidly slowing economy and big reductions in inbound arrivals flow from escalating political unrest. The closure of Bangkok’s two main airports in the last week of November – with no clear signs of a resolution (at the time of writing) – is crippling AoT’s main sources of revenue. [703 words]

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  • AoT's profits surge in 2007/08 - but that is history
  • Outlook: Severe dislocation adds to economic woes

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  • Airports of Thailand financial highlights: 12 months ended 30-Sep-08
  • Airports of Thailand operating profit margin and net profit margin: FY05 to FY08 (year ended 30-Sep)
  • Airports of Thailand revenue breakdown: FY04 to FY08 (year ended 30-Sep)
  • Airport of Thailand traffic growth (% year-on-year): total traffic vs LCC traffic
  • Airport of Thailand passenger numbers growth (% year-on-year): Oct-07 to Oct-08
  • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport passenger numbers growth (% year-on-year): Oct-07 to Oct-08
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