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AirAsia announces $30-billion deal for 100 Airbus planes

Sepang, Malaysia -- Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Thursday announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded...

MIAA collection of terminal fees from unused airline tickets at P259...

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said more airlines are turning over unused terminal fees reaching a collection of more than P259 million as...

Singapore Airlines brings Boeing’s latest Dreamliner jet to Manila

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has accepted the delivery of Boeing Dreamliner 787-10, one of the 49 ordered by the airline, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport...

Boeing and Embraer in ‘advanced’ talks over merger

Brasília, Brazil -- US aerospace giant Boeing and Embraer are in "advanced negotiations" over a much-anticipated tie-up, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer said on Monday. The...

More than 2,700 new flight routes to open over next 20...

ATR, the world’s largest maker of turboprop aircraft, expects more than 2,700 new routes to be opened by 2037 as regional traffic and demand...

Philippines, Papua New Guinea sign deal to expand air entitlements

The Philippines and Papua New Guinea now have expanded air entitlements after the two governments signed an agreement to improve air connectivity on Thursday. In...

Ready for takeoff? More females training to be pilots

MORE WOMEN are earning their wings now, not as Victoria’s Secret fashion models but as pilots. Flight school Alpha Aviation Group (AAG) in Clark, Pampanga is saying it is preparing to train more women to become pilots.

PAL to take delivery of Airbus A350-900 in the coming weeks

Philippine Airlines (PAL) could expect the delivery of its A350-900 aircraft soon as Airbus reported it has successfully flown the new airplane from the...

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India urges global planemakers to ‘Make in India’

MUMBAI -- India wants to encourage aircraft makers to manufacture in the country, starting with components and moving eventually to complete aircraft, Aviation Minister...

PAL expects ‘modest profit’ this year

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is looking to swing to “modest profit” this year after posting a loss of P7.1 billion in 2017. PAL President Jaime J....

EU, NATO urge Russia to ‘accept responsibility’ for MH17

The EU and NATO urged Russia on Friday to take responsiblity for the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine after international investigators...

Manila flights help Asian airlines sustain growth in North America network...

The Philippines is an effective bridge for Asian carriers to increase their North American traffic to other Asian countries, the Center for Asia Pacific...

Airlines back creation of global drone registry -IATA

MONTREAL/SINGAPORE — The world's airlines are backing the development of a United Nations-led global registry for drones, as a rise in near collisions by...

New aviation deal to allow flights between Philippines and Maldives

The Philippines and Maldives have signed an air services agreement that will allow direct flights between the two destinations. The agreement provides an initial entitlement...

Cebu Pacific wants millennials to study how to fly a plane

The airline known for piso-fare promos is shelling out $25 million to cover all expenses of a total of 240 candidates over a five-year period.

BIR ordered to refund nearly P900M to PAL

THE Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to refund Philippine Airlines, Inc. (PAL) nearly P900 million in taxes...

Airswift opens booking for Davao-El Nido flights

DAVAO CITY — Ayala-owned boutique airline Airswift Transport Inc. has officially opened booking for its El Nido-Davao flights. The airline's El Nido-Davao flights will start...

CAAP 10th anniversary: Excellence in the skies

Today, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) celebrates 10 years of its commitment to ensuring a safe, secure and green Philippine sky....

Airport congestion still expected during Christmas travel season

PASSENGERS will still experience air traffic and congestion at the terminals of the country’s main gateway, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, despite a few...

AirAsia eyes integration of ASEAN operations

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor REGIONAL low-cost airline AirAsia Berhad is moving towards the next phase of its business, its founder and CEO Tony Fernandes...

PAL settles P6B debt to CAAP, MIAA

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) on Friday settled its P6 billion debt to the the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and Civil Aviation Authority of the...

Cebu Pacific allots $25M to train cadet pilots

CEBU PACIFIC is investing $25 million to train 240 cadet pilots in five years. The local carrier is partnering with Australian aviation training provider Flight...

Lufthansa considers resuming flights to Manila

GERMAN flag carrier Lufthansa has sounded interest to fly again to Manila, citing the country’s “very” developed market and good economy. “I can only say...