15-Oct-2009 10:49 AM

Thai AirAsia expects carrier to be profitable in 2009

Thai AirAsia CEO, Tassapon Bijleveld stated he expects the carrier to report a profit in 2009 (Malaysia Business Times, 15-Oct-2009). The carrier also expects a load factor of 82% to 85% for 4Q2009, and is on track to handle 5.2 million passengers for the year. 

Thai AirAsia: "We are definitely making a profit for the year. How much of a profit...will depend on the load factor in the fourth quarter of the year," Tassapon Bijleveld, CEO. Source: Malaysia Business Times, 15-Oct-2009.