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LCCs losing domestic market share in Thailand


Thailand is an extremely challenging, yet potentially lucrative domestic market for LCCs, which have only emerged in the country in the past five years. [2601 words]

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  • But LCCs steadily increasing international marketshare
  • Traffic hurt by continuing political issues 
  • Nok Air targeting full year profit of USD6 million and 2 million passengers in 2009 
  • Nok Air to cooperate with parent, Thai Airways 
  • Thai Airways still targeting FY2009 profitability, as business restructuring plan reaps results
  • Thai AirAsia receiving assistance from parent
  • Thai AirAsia on track for full year profitability after “best ever quarter” in 1Q2009
  • One-Two-Go off EU blacklist
  • ..but safety issues still remain a concern for Thailand
  • The LCC outlook

Graphs and data:

  • LCC capacity share within Thailand: Jun-2001 to Jun-2009
  • LCC capacity share within Thailand: Jun-2001 to Jun-2009
  • Key Thailand domestic LCC facts
  • LCC capacity share to/from Thailand: Jun-01 to Jun-09
  • Key Thailand international LCC facts
  • Airports of Thailand (AoT) (Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Don Mueang, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai and Chiang Rai Airports) year-on-year traffic change: Jan-2008 to Jun-2009
  • AirAsia financial highlights for three months ended 31-Mar-09
  • AirAsia domestic market shares: 2002 to 2009
  • AirAsia Group Fleet Plan: 2009
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