Category: Philippines

Fil-Asian Airways brings the YS-11 back to life 0

Fil-Asian Airways brings the YS-11 back to life

New Philippine airline Fil-Asian Airways has brought the NAMC YS-11 aircraft back into passenger service after the type had been retired by all other airlines. The YS-11 was quite popular in recent years with...

Three new Qatar Airways destinations 0

Three new Qatar Airways destinations

Qatar Airways has announced it will commence flights from its Doha base to Philadelphia, Addis Ababa, and Clark in the Philippines. The link to Philadelphia will be flown by a Boeing 777-300 aircraft, and...

Cebu Pacific coming to Dubai 0

Cebu Pacific coming to Dubai

Cebu Pacific has announced that its first long haul destination will be Dubai. The Philippines-based carrier has agreed leases on two Airbus A330-300 aircraft this year, with a further two due in 2014. These...

Spotting Trip Report: Manila, Philippines 0

Spotting Trip Report: Manila, Philippines

Here’s a guest post from a recent trip to Manila in the Philippines, during which an opportunity was taken to enjoy some time spotting. A business trip to Manila at the end of November...

Philippine Airlines wants to build its own Manila Airport 0

Philippine Airlines wants to build its own Manila Airport

Recent news from the Philippines suggests that national carrier Philippine Airlines, which recently announced a mega order for 54 Airbus aircraft, wants to build its own airport. Given the recent news from Ryanair, who...

Philippine Airlines’ 54 Airbus order 1

Philippine Airlines’ 54 Airbus order

Philippine Airlines has announced a huge order with Airbus for 54 aircraft as part of a major fleet modernization and renewal programme at the airline. The order breaks down into: 34x A321 10x A321neo...