Since we're moving a tad bit off topic in the Manila - View At thread, I guess we can move our discussions pertaining to the Philippine commercial aviation industry over here.
Gonna jump start this thread with a few articles. Some you might have already read and some that is new. Enjoy:
ABS-CBN - MIAA Postpones NAIA-3 opening
The much-delayed opening of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport-Terminal 3 scheduled for the end of the month has been postponed again, DZMM reported Monday.
The latest postponement was due to the decision of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) based on the recommendations of engineers and the Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited, an engineering services and design firm.
Orient Aviation - PAL pulls out all the stops
Philippine Airlines (PAL) president, Jaime Bautista, has dragged the airline from the depths of bankruptcy to financial health and industry respectability. Its latest financial year, with net profits rising a hefty 63% to US$28.7 million, represents its best result in over a decade. TOM BALLANTYNE talked to Bautista about the next phase of the PAL revival story.
Sun Star Davao - Lufthansa eyes Davao market
OFFICIALS of German airline Lufthansa were in Davao City over the weekend as the airline company took part in the recently concluded Davao Travel Show 2007.
Headed by the general manager for the Philippines Christopher Zimmer, Lufthansa participated in the three-day long event in order to "get a picture" of the tourism market in Davao City.
"We are basically here to do a feasibility study on the market of Davao City," Zimmer told Sun.Star Davao.
Asian Spirit Mulls Flights on Incheon to Davao, Boracay Routes
Seoul Times - Asian Spirit(6K), one of the leading budget air carriers of the Philippines, is making a push for flight service on Incheon-Davao and Incheon-Boracay route respectively starting in mid March, according to a senior official at Asia Spirit Korea here.
Let the discussions begin!