I wonder if its the difficult to regaining slots or due to Bilateral agreements are the reason why El Kapitan could be keeping YYZ ? Think it's the perceived demand rather at YYZ that's driving this decision...for their LHR slots are way more valuable in that regard ( $45M per report) - as PR stand...Jump to post
And a rather shaky video taken from landside of the new terminal..... :goodvibes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk-KxK8hUwE Still plenty of utilities, grounds & landscaping, and particularly jetbridge installation work outstanding. Hopefully, all would be completed in time with the relaxation ...Jump to post
Clearer video from YouTube of PAL Q400NG 's first revenue flight departing BIA ..... :spin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M903I5_0CY4&t=4s A few more interior photos of BIA from SkyscraperCity ..... :camera: source: @Myra Baranda https://scontent.fmnl8-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/245042314_457...Jump to post
They just added some nonsense of how it would support "Star Wars" and they got money for it. Almost nothing worked but every failure was followed up with how they learned from it and the new idea would really be useful to the Star Wars program, but they had a great time blow stuff up. :gh...Jump to post
Wonder how this will effect PAL restrcuturing program? So long as it does not go against the provisions established by the bankruptcy court, it likely can proceed as a regular course of business. https://business.inquirer.net/332115/biz-buzz-auditing-the-son-in-law Also El Kapitan overruled the CEO...Jump to post
https://www.flightglobal.com/defence/it ... 67.article
I was actually referring to Codeshares agreements with HA rather then PAL launching flights to BOS Understood...I wasn't very clear, sorry. I just felt there isn't much ethnic traffic for HA to agree a codeshare to BOS . as for PAL resuming direct flights to JFK or via YVR I'm hoping they also have...Jump to post
LAXintl wrote:Per court docket, PAL received court approval to access its debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing totaling US$505 million.
SR380 wrote:I hope they come with a better livery.
No rest for the weary. :tired: From the DOTr secretary's FB page..... :camera: https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/243863698_199533275625392_3547772751131194219_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=973b4a&_nc_ohc=HLZnv-ZHHXwAX89rtnL&_nc_ht=scontent-sjc3-1.xx&oh=fa0c74ef...Jump to post
The company is fortunate that the Government views their continuous existence as a policy. Glad we could see a few more of this beautiful bird take to the sky soonish!Jump to post
A slight correction.....I meant to say MNL-HNL-YYZ with rights to pick up paying pax on the HNL-YYZ-HNL legs. :embarrassed2: http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=MNL-HNL-YYZ&MS=wls&DU=nm PR 's current tri-class A330 s will be well-suited for that routing. They just need to set the fares wisely. :che...Jump to post
I could also see Boston and New York being potentially added in the future may also complement it if PAL decided to return to New York in the future. I doubt Boston but JFK could return via YVR with the A359 once the pandemic is over, traffic is back to pre-COVID levels, and PR has regained its fin...Jump to post
I've been seeing these ads over the past few days. Apparently they have a promo where you can fly to SEA/LAS via HNL, including a 2D/1N stay in HNL with free transfers. Indeed..... :airplane: https://www.skyscrapercity.com/cdn-cgi/image/format=auto,onerror=redirect,width=1920,height=1920,fit=scale-...Jump to post
PAL to interline with HA for flights to SEA and mulls other US mainland destinations in the near future..... :airplane: https://business.inquirer.net/331548/pal-ties-up-with-hawaii-airline-in-bid-to-expand-to-us-west-coast The above will be facilitated by the proposed authorized capital increase du...Jump to post
Apparently , the soft opening of the BIA in Daraga, Albay was slated less than a fortnight from now..... :goodvibes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs5aYm4gzF8 In fairness, the interior of the new terminal belies the " palengke " and " sabungan " references to it :shakehead: pa...Jump to post
The branding needs work too. I first read the title as "Flypoop". :yuck: :spit: :yuck: :spit: :yuck: :spit: And will they be keeping Cebu's high density seating?! :crowded: That's likely (perhaps with a few minor changes) considering it will also be another LCC operating those. First Flyp...Jump to post
Way for the BUFF to morph into a bespoke Roller ..... :bigthumbsup: https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing/rolls-royce-wins-26bn-re-engining-contract-for-b-52h-stratofortress/145626.article https://farm66.static.flickr.com/65535/47007220154_66a5032486_c.jpg https://farm66.static.flickr.com/65535/47...Jump to post
jholio wrote:Pedantic is a.net's middle name.
zeke wrote:Jump to postQF have operated flights in excess of 9000 mm.
audidudi wrote:It's registration will be RP-C3900.
In answer to my question, this blog says 5J 's first A339 will be delivered in October 2021 ..... http://philippineairspace.blogspot.com/2021/09/ceb-keeps-fleet-at-73.html Quote: "She however declined to comment on delivery schedule of 16 long-range A330 neo aircraft, 10 A321 XLR s, and five A3...Jump to post
5J's first A339, msn 2001 on a test flight...likely a 251T wv...
Will 5J 's first A339 still make it into the country by the holiday season? :santahat: 6563611,6563259 More to the point, might we see it in PACMAN turf even after his loss? :stirthepot: https://maharlika.tv/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/242645134_192210733024313_4107028007112727466_n.jpg https://mahar...Jump to post
In contrast to the soft, curvilinear shape of the Airport Village , the NSCR CRK Station access looks like the gate of a maximum security detention facility. :boxedin: From SkyscraperCity ..... posted by: @dewlin07 https://scontent.fmnl7-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/242211528_1830357857352780_6524147...Jump to post
Just so we are clear which is which..... https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/events/conference/airbus-summit/CESSNA-Citation-VII-extra--wings.jpg?wid=1920&fit=fit,1&qlt=85,0 https://www.flightglobal.com/airframers/airbus-to-demonstrate-high-efficient-dynamically-moving-win...Jump to post
Why this obsession with length ? Hasn't everyone seen the result with the A340-600 ? It's as if airlines are on a willy-waving contest and not worried about field performance and tail strikes. To my non-technical mind, any improvement of the A321XLR must be focused on carrying the A321 's 'normal' p...Jump to post
And now comes the " interesting " part..... :spin: https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/pal-files-petition-for-local-recognition-of-chapter-11-rulings/145578.article https://business.inquirer.net/331099/pal-files-recognition-petition-in-ph Local creditors would doubtless be up in arms ove...Jump to post
flyinggoat wrote:I believe Philippine Airlines has had the same livery since the late ‘80s or early ‘90s. One of the most bland liveries out there, IMO.
In the meantime, there's a very welcome development on the Airport Village in Clark revealed courtesy of SkyscraperCity ..... :bigthumbsup: posted by: @Sisigboy https://www.skyscrapercity.com/cdn-cgi/image/format=auto,onerror=redirect,width=1920,height=1920,fit=scale-down/https://www.skyscrapercity....Jump to post
Not a bad idea at all! An X Deal perhaps? Turbo props for nav & landing fees can work If accepted, it could be a "considerable" reduction from the P 570M receivables due the CAAP as indicated on the first Inquirer link in post #312 above. :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollar...Jump to post
Are PAL 's middle-aged and geriatric planes and engines worth way much more than parting prices to be acceptable as loan collateral ? :twocents: https://business.inquirer.net/330969/mabuhay-miles-older-planes-pal-details-collateral-to-win-crucial-financing Quote: "Based on the loan term sheet s...Jump to post
No apologies needed. :smile: Finally some behind the scene info on why PAL filing for Chapter 11 was delayed also revealed which Bank back off last minute. Well, it probably didn't share the airline's positivity. Both these articles seem to echo the sentiment...while being guardedly optimistic..... ...Jump to post
As the -SP had all but gone, I may have to travel to London to catch a ride in the new apple of my eye..... :crossfingers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceT22AW1hNI Have to be quick about it though...before Airbus terminate the model with extreme prejudice ..... :grumpy: Widebody twin jets are lik...Jump to post
If anyone can do it, it’ll be the SOF, completely independent budgeting authority, lots of political, horsepower and limitless imagination. Is Howard Hughes back from the dead? Wonder what the AFSOC would strafe with such a lumbering giant..... :scratchchin: https://external-preview.redd.it/0HslMO7...Jump to post
A new U.K. regulation taking effect on 30 Oct 2021 may give PAL a crucial reprieve to keep its valuable LHR slots until 2024 . However, the waiver is not applicable to airlines ceasing operations to and from London ..... :thumbsup: https://mediacentre.heathrow.com/contents/archives/175/81/images/thu...Jump to post
So PAL business plan onwards for Long-hul greater focus on the US West Cost so could possibly see SEA being introduced or long-haul flights to exsisting destination such as CEB-LAX though I don't see it happen until demand returns to 2019 levels. Surprised YYZ being terminated it is one of there hi...Jump to post
Overall, after fleet simplication, GA total fleet will be 66, QG fleet will be 78. Some confusion here and there....... The 737 classics might be there to comply with an Indo govt. regulation that requires airlines to own a certain number of aircraft in the fleet (they don't need to be in service)....Jump to post
RoyalBrunei757 wrote:On order:
Airbus A330-800 - 4 (Cancel)
Airbus A330-900 - 9 (Cancel)
Has anyone noticed that Cessna has not released a single rendering or picture of the cockpit ever since the program was launched 5 years ago ? They certainly were not shy about showing off the flight deck of the new Denali aircraft under development. Wonder what the reason is for all the secrecy. T...Jump to post
From SkyscraperCity -- metal-furred and clad portions of CRK T2 's Arrival Area..... :camera: source: @Jam Regala ----- photos posted by: @Sisigboy https://www.skyscrapercity.com/cdn-cgi/image/format=auto,onerror=redirect,width=1920,height=1920,fit=scale-down/https://www.skyscrapercity.com/attachmen...Jump to post
I think its best to take wait and see approach. Well, PR can heave a sigh of relief for now ..... :relieved: https://www.philstar.com/business/2021/09/10/2126256/us-court-allows-pal-access-20-m-bankruptcy-financing Quote: "In a statement on Friday, the loss-making national carrier, which filed...Jump to post
Will be intresting to see what will happend to CEB A321ceo I think there more efficent used on domestic flights compared to the A321neo which are better utilized on international flights or domestic flights more then 2 hours . I'm trying to think if a nonstop flight between LAO and GES would take m...Jump to post
Be that as it may...the asteroid's trajectory might miss PR by a whisker.....
https://www.philstar.com/business/2021/ ... -dominguez
From SkyscraperCity ...a photo of the ceiling treatment for the yet to be finished CRK T2 Arrival Area..... :camera: source: @Jam Regala https://www.skyscrapercity.com/cdn-cgi/image/format=auto,onerror=redirect,width=1920,height=1920,fit=scale-down/https://www.skyscrapercity.com/attachments/fb_img_1...Jump to post
That PAL doesn't commit to doing a rinse-and-spin in four months doesn't surprise me a bit. Perhaps the coins expected to be dropped in the washer slot wouldn't come out of the piggy bank as promised? :twocents: https://www.philstar.com/business/stock-commentary/2021/09/08/2125711/pal-walks-back-st...Jump to post
And I don't see how stockmarket shareholding in Philippine can be affected without Philippine Courts approval but of course some entities might be transferred to the investors under the debtor in possession financing framework. This will affect share price significantly but not wipe out the shares....Jump to post
Inasmuch as PR 's Chapter 11 filing was largely its President/COO 's handiwork, we can say it's the airline's Hail Mary shot. Thus, it's fitting and proper to acknowledge that here..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ereA9ljqE-g&t=33s Others may dismiss the above as "rationalizing" --...Jump to post
As PR enters Chapter 11, this is where the network stands as scheduled on the 1 September edition of the timetable. Selected highlights explained in detail. I think LHR is worth highlighting..... Manila-London (Heathrow)-Manila • September 7 and 21 Not sure who is excited but the question is why ev...Jump to post
From the Inquirer link..... Quote: "In the statement, Tan said the Chapter 11 deal will allow PAL 'to remain the flag carrier of the Philippines and the premier global airline of the country, one that is better equipped to execute strategic initiatives and sustain the Philippines’ vital global ...Jump to post
The jet has a familiar eagle that resembles the logo of 5J. I have so many questions but maybe someone can shed some light? :wave: :laughing: No cause for excitement... 5J isn't about to put their pilots in military trainers. IINM, that's the Chinese version of the Russian Yak-130 which beat the lo...Jump to post