Thai Airways concluded its fiscal year at the end of September with a net profit of 6.78 billion baht ($164.3 million), a 32.7% drop from a year-ago profit of THB10.08 billion, which the company attributed to fuel costs and a decline in tourism resulting from "unrest in southern Thailand, the terrorism in other countries and the concern of a bird flu epidemic." Annual revenues rose 7.2% to THB164.92 billion on a 1.4% drop in passenger traffic (RPKs) and steady capacity. Load factor ...

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