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by docjowl
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Cebu Pacific Air (5J, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) is contemplating launching services to India and Russia from Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l, as well as to Australia and secondary Chinese cities from Cebu using the A321-200neo(XLR)s it will start taking in 2024, Chief Executive Advisor Mike Szücs told CA...

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by docjowl
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Cebu Pacific Air will consider opening new routes to India, China and Russia using the Airbus A321XLR. The airline will accept first deliveries of the new type in 2024, after which it hopes to expand the regional offering out of its Manila and Cebu hubs. In true Cebu Pacific style, the airline has o...

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by docjowl
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

"According to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, former Ibex Global COO Gilbert Santa Maria will be PAL's new president, replacing Jaime Bautista, who retired recently. Billionaire Lucio Tan, who chairs PAL, handpicked Santa Maria, according to the Inquirer report that cited multiple sources."...

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by docjowl
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Chicago should be their only NEW long haul route early 2021-2024.i do expect this. :) i hope they order more A359s. It is plural (routes) in this recent news in the Inquirer: https://business.inquirer.net/275331/pal-eyes-possible-expansion-of-new-routes-in-us-network Also, PAL's ending of its A340 ...

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by docjowl
Fri May 03, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

New analysis from CAPA regarding PHL-North Asia market https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/philippines-north-asia-aviation-market-lccs-drive-rapid-growth-469736 Summary -Philippines-North Asia seat capacity has grown by almost 20% over the past year and by almost 70% over the past four ye...

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by docjowl
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Qantas16 wrote: Additional frequencies on MNL-BKK, operating 4x weekly in addition to the existing 3 daily flights Devilfish wrote: Are Thai passengers or other tourists increasingly using MNL as a transit point from the US hence the big jump in frequencies? I think it is more to accommodate passen...

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by docjowl
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

CAPA has a premium analysis for the ANA investment in PAL https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/ana-invests-in-philippine-airlines-as-pal-expands-457733 Very interesting concluding statements from CAPA after putting things in perspective: "While the deal is strategically significantly ...

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by docjowl
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

https://thepointsguy.com/reviews/philip ... 0-economy/
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Sharing the review of PAL's A350 Flight MNL-JFK by TPG --> 74/100

https://thepointsguy.com/reviews/philip ... 0-economy/

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by docjowl
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Quick clarification from PAL re: ANA entry https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/01/23/19/pal-on-reported-ana-entry-open-to-strategic-investor "PAL has always been open to the possibility of a strategic investor. As of date, there is no definite agreement between PAL and any investor," the air...

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by docjowl
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

ANA it is https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Business-Deals/Japan-s-ANA-to-buy-10-stake-in-Philippine-Airlines-sources ANA = possible *A membership.. goodbye OW? If it will be *A, curious how SQ and TG collaborations will pan out. Partnership with UA might be ok for connecting flights to the US, but ...

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by docjowl
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 702
Views: 110701

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

Following this thread for the past year, but it's my first time to post. Something new for the New Year! :-) The news on PAL's strategic investor is up again. This has been in the media for so long but no mention of any investor name. Curious on who is this investor. ANA maybe or QR? https://www.bwo...

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