Bangkok Airways reports Q1 2019 results; adds one ATR 72-600

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood May 15, 2019 13:58

Bangkok Airways reports Q1 2019 results; adds one ATR 72-600

Bangkok Airways has posted Bt7.79 billion (approximately $250 million) total revenue for the first three months of 2019.

The airline’s net profit was reported at Bt510.8 million.

“The net profit was reported at the amount of Bt510.8 million in which the profit attributable to the equity holder of the company was Bt504.3 million,” said Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, president of Bangkok Airways. “Earnings per share were equal to Bt0.24. The total number of passengers in the first quarter of 2019 was 1.73 million passengers and the passenger load factor was at 74.6%. For this quarter, the majority of passengers were from point-of-sale in Europe at 25%, in Thailand at 23% and in Asia excluding Thailand at 20%, respectively.”

Meanwhile, the airline has introduced an ATR 72-600 aircraft to its fleet.

The new ATR 72-600 was delivered from ATR manufacturer in Toulouse, France. The newly delivered ATR 72-600 will be added to the services on domestic flights such as Sukhothai, Trat, Lampang, Samui (Surat Thani), Phuket, Krabi and Hat Yai (Songkhla).

Currently, Bangkok Airways’ fleet consists of 40 aircrafts: two ATR72-500s, 13 ATR72-600s, 16 A319s, and nine A320s.

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood May 15, 2019 13:58