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by SkyHigher
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

That's a fan-made graphic tho'. BTW, this is the official NMIA airport page managed by San Miguel. Then perhaps SMC should publish a more accurate graphic of how they intend to connect NMIA to the different road and rail infrastructure (existing & planned) so there won't be any confusion. I'm a...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

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by SkyHigher
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

The following graphic from https://www.facebook.com/nmiamnl shows the planned Shoreline Expressway is still the shortest distance from NAIA to the proposed NMIA . However, the Skyway Stage 3 connection to Balintawak was omitted...the Harbor Link to the coastal highway was shown instead but not its ...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

The following graphic from https://www.facebook.com/nmiamnl shows the planned Shoreline Expressway is still the shortest distance from NAIA to the proposed NMIA . However, the Skyway Stage 3 connection to Balintawak was omitted...the Harbor Link to the coastal highway was shown instead but not its ...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

The Inquirer published the photo in question..... :camera: ..... https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/files/2019/08/10airport.jpg https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/files/2019/08/10airport.jpg I wonder if there would still be operators of the A380 in the foreground when this gateway opens :?: Then EK could be ...

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by SkyHigher
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

The R10 is still a proposal but IMHO, the NLEX connection with a railway is already better than building a new one that will surely displace residents living beside the Manila Bay waters from Navotas, Obando and Bulakan town. I seem to recall RSA saying in one of the press releases that they'd buil...

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by SkyHigher
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

It's official, New Manila International Airport in Bulakan, Bulacan will commence its construction before 2019 ends. There's no mention of the coastal highway extension from Manila's R10 ...although that broad, gray line to the extreme right of the image seems to indicate one. Maybe the Government ...

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by SkyHigher
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

It's official, New Manila International Airport in Bulakan, Bulacan will commence its construction before 2019 ends. https://www.facebook.com/130406490431829/posts/1423631287776003/ Department of Transportation https://scontent.fcrk3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/67557885_1423664894439309_...

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by SkyHigher
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

CarbonFibre wrote:
Any news on RP-C3503 ? Hasn't flown for a month or so.

Struck by lightning, IIRC in HKG and returned to MNL for repair at LTP, which is still ongoing.

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by SkyHigher
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Over in Bulakan...it is now July 2nd and still nary a peep in the media regarding the much ballyhooed NMIA Gateway Swiss challenge...what gives..... :confused: The Swiss Challenge is until July 31. If no elite corporations will counterbid San Miguel's NMIA proposal, the contract will be awarded to ...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

And speaking of their new management...anecdotal trivia in SkyscraperCity had the new OIC or another Tan daughter as a pilot. Should be a plus in steering PAL 's new course. :airplane: It's the other daughter, obviously not Vivienne who is reportedly a PAL pilot. So I think, it may not be an advant...

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by SkyHigher
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Incidentally, PR 's president is retiring and the Chairman's daughter is appointed as OIC . JJB is at the 2019 Paris Airshow...perhaps to convert part of their existing A321NEO order to XLR s above...as his last official act for the airline..... :?: ..... https://business.inquirer.net/272781/tan-da...

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by SkyHigher
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... os-459076/
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16 A330-900, 10 A321XLR and 5 more A320neo for 5J. Can't wait for PR's shopping cart at PAS2019.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... os-459076/

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by SkyHigher
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

The matter of road transportation is now the subject of an unsolicited P20B Expressway proposal..... http://philippineairspace.blogspot.com/2019/06/sangley-airport-expressway-for-dotr.html https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-FVY-SXOBW7c/XQHzp87bz8I/AAAAAAAABaM/3UJGv-d-Z7gR-5R3PF8ZRFLtz7B-qh6BQCLcBGAs/s640/s...

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by SkyHigher
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Even with limited road access, you can see how simple proximity is going to draw the turboprop ops from CRK to SGY. I certainly hope that the hassles of road travel and ferry transfer would not discourage people from using SGL ...that demand could outgrow the small facility. :crossfingers: https://...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

SMC's NMIA in Bulakan has found an ally in the Inquirer ..... :spin: ..... https://opinion.inquirer.net/121887/build-that-new-airport And the Sangley Airport proposal of Cavite LGU will go out of nowhere, thanks to lack of support and also to Manila Bay rehab which makes reclamation inevitable. It'...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

PAL 7th A321neo RP-C9937 at Hamburg XFW. https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status/1137728699749605376?s=19 Are all of PAL's incoming A321neo not equipped with the Radome/hump? I thought all their new incoming aircarft would be. https://paxex.aero/2018/01/inmarsat-philippine-airlines-global-xpress-gx...

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by SkyHigher
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Well, with PR and Boeing in talks for 777X, it seems that the former will be getting 2 planes (either 777-8 or 777-9) replacing the first 2 leased 77Ws (RP-C7777, RP-C7776). If PR is indeed pushing thru with this, it should be delivered if NMIA is complete by 2024 or 2026. https://simpleflying.com/p...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

If they were eventually awarded the Bulakan project, SMC might extend MRT7 to its airport...or together with the government, construct a spur line from either the Bocaue or Marilao station of the NSCR ..... MRT-7 will only end at SJDM, no more no less. As proposed, an expressway will be built that ...

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by SkyHigher
Mon May 27, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Jeb Brooks MNL-JFK https://youtu.be/J9NHp9Dj0rk Personal recommendation for improvement: 1.) For the lounge PAL is supposed to open a lounge at T1 which should minimize the congestion at the PAGS lounge. But If they where to move all international flights to T1, which is likely then maybe expand th...

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by SkyHigher
Sat May 25, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Malolos-Clark elevated rail segment just got a boost from ADB ..... :house: ..... https://business.inquirer.net/271127/adb-malolos-clark-railway-plan-to-cut-manila-clark-travel-time-to-1-hour https://twitter.com/ADBPhilippines/status/1131421906379333632?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ct...

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by SkyHigher
Tue May 14, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

At P52/$...just a bit over a million dollars for the 1st Qtr -- :dollarsign: 1.17 M ..... https://www.philstar.com/business/2019/05/13/1917264/pal-trims-losses-q1 Wonder if that was related to the computer glitch? :scratchchin: Not related to recent app glitch since the promo started in April, IIRC.

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by SkyHigher
Thu May 09, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Now that RP-C3508 is delivered to PAL and is in revenue service MNL-YYZ. That concludes PAL order for the A350-900. Follow-up orders are possible in the future or even conversion to the A350-1000 with the options still maintained. But its also possible they will let it lapse and probably placed a n...

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by SkyHigher
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

The subway will be actually connected to the PNR NSCR Line (CRK-Calamba line) thru Nichols/Lawton West or FTI Station from NAIA T3 and/or T1/T2. I really hope the optional subway extension to the bay area would materialize. :crossfingers: That will provide a fast, very convenient mass transit conne...

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by SkyHigher
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Don't all the railway developments connecting to NAIA indicate that the airport would be there for a long while yet :?: ..... https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/02/27/subway-manila_2019-02-27_16-32-20.jpg https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/02/27/subway-manila_2019-02-27_16-32-20.jpg One rep...

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by SkyHigher
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

The 280t is currently the MTOW for A359 ULR but it will be standard for all A359 to be delivered starting 2020. So does that mean the A359ULR won't even be offered from 2020 onwards and they'll kill it off already? Or will the 280t A359 and A359ULR continue to be different models? IIRC, the differe...

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by SkyHigher
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

[ For regional work (maybe up to SEA even) I guess PAL could opt for one of the lower weight versions available for the A359 ..... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/derated-a350-900-added-to-type-certificate-456636/ I find it interesting that the flightglobal article mentions that the 278t...

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by SkyHigher
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Don't all the railway developments connecting to NAIA indicate that the airport would be there for a long while yet :?: ..... https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/02/27/subway-manila_2019-02-27_16-32-20.jpg https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/02/27/subway-manila_2019-02-27_16-32-20.jpg One rep...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

PAL is now eyeing to revive its flights to/from BGO after almost 2 decades. At least from SGL or MNL would be good or even from VisMin, depending on the commercial viability. https://business.inquirer.net/264863/pal-eyes-baguio-flights#ixzz5fCpP6Rgl “According to CAAP (Civil Aviation Authority of t...

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by SkyHigher
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

PAL is now eyeing to revive its flights to/from BGO after almost 2 decades. At least from SGL or MNL would be good or even from VisMin, depending on the commercial viability. https://business.inquirer.net/264863/pal-eyes-baguio-flights#ixzz5fCpP6Rgl “According to CAAP (Civil Aviation Authority of th...

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by SkyHigher
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL A333 MNL-LAX
Replies: 29
Views: 6440

Re: PAL A333 MNL-LAX

Devilfish wrote:
SkyHigher wrote:
PR already began its A359 service to YYZ yesterday and it's going back to MNL tomorrow morning.

I assume by this you mean the 'nonstop' flights? Thanks for the info. :thumbsup:


Yup, nonstop PR118/119 (MNL-YYZ-MNL) flight. Though for one time only since 77W are still used for this flight.

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by SkyHigher
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Perhaps after MNL gets its new premier international gateway in Bulakan :?: ..... :cheerful: https://simpleflying.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/180913100739-777x-static-test-plane-factory-roll-out-013-full-169.jpg https://simpleflying.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/180913100739-777x-static-test-pl...

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by SkyHigher
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL A333 MNL-LAX
Replies: 29
Views: 6440

Re: PAL A333 MNL-LAX

We haven't seen a PR 359 at LAX since December sometime at least. Probably too busy now with JFK , LHR and YYZ . :hyper: The A359 were recently deployed in SYD and MEL during Christmas until last January replacing A333. PR already began its A359 service to YYZ yesterday and it's going back to MNL t...

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by SkyHigher
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

I read that to mean "new aircraft for starting upcoming long-haul routes".....and there seems to be only two suitable candidates within the limits of PR 's purse..... :airplane: ..... https://d3fod5fkpt74ph.cloudfront.net/e879220996a8467b91fc9ba43d8d95af/cfc8137a742649299aa4c3345657b302.j...

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by SkyHigher
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like SGL may be coming online soon: it's scheduled to open in October, and PR will move all turboprop operations there from CRK . What's the status of the proposed Sangley Boulevard road widening project that's supposed to be the main access to SGL :?: http://www.dpwh.gov.ph/dpwh/PPP/projs/Ca...

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by SkyHigher
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111925

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

SleeplessInZh wrote:
Dear God, please let Emirates invest in Philippine Airlines! As the 2nd final investor.Amen

Or Qatar Airways,or the Casino in Manila (that makes millions of dollars in profits/no sangley airport). Amen :)


Much better if QR, IMO if in case PR wants to join OW.

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by SkyHigher
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109457

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

CRK's new O&M is North Luzon Airport Consortium (Filinvest-JG-PAGSS-Changi) Changi-led consortium to take over Clark airport ops, maintenance A consortium led by the Changi Airport Group — operator of Singapore's famed Changi Airport — is set to take over the operations and maintenance (O&M)...

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by SkyHigher
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109457

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

GMR-Megawide again? I would rather prefer the proposal of the so-called NAIA Super Consortium of oligarchs (Ayala-Aboitiz-AGI-Filinvest-JG-MVP/Salim-LT) with Changi Airport Group. Having GMR-Megawide as sole airport design and build partner in most of Philippine gateways is already considered a mon...

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by SkyHigher
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109457

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

GMR-Megawide again? I would rather prefer the proposal of the so-called NAIA Super Consortium of oligarchs (Ayala-Aboitiz-AGI-Filinvest-JG-MVP-LT) with Changi Airport Group. Having GMR-Megawide as sole airport design and build partner in most of Philippine gateways is already considered a monopoly.

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by SkyHigher
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR Begins Alliance Accession Talks
Replies: 19
Views: 5482

Re: PR Begins Alliance Accession Talks

Actually, majority of oneworld members are now using Amadeus' IT platform (includes Altéa PSS) with 2 (JL and MH) on process of migration from Axess and SITA, respectively. Only AA and LATAM are using Sabre and S7 still uses SITA. https://www.oneworld.com/news-information/oneworld-fact-sheets/onewor...

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