Bangkok / 26 February 2016 (09.45hrs) – Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited announces its operating results for the year of 2015 which has the total revenue amounting to 24,902.9 million baht, increasing from the previous year by 12.6 percent. Net profit was reported at 1,849.1 million baht; up by 379.4 percent from the previous year.
Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways PCL commented that, “In 2015, total revenue of the company was 24,902.3 million baht, increased by 12.6 percent from the previous year. Net profit was reported at the amount of 1,849.1 million baht, increased by 379.4 percent from 2014 in which the profit attributable to the equity holder of the company was 1,796.9 million baht. Earnings per share equal to 0.86 baht. The improving performance of airline business was mostly contributed to growing number of passengers and better average fares together with dropping fuel costs. The number of passengers of Bangkok Airways in 2015 was increased by 7.5 percent (5.1 million passengers.) The markets that have the highest growth from points of sales were Asia, Europe and North America.”
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