AB330 wrote:"The research also reveals that almost 50 percent of the travelers bound to the Philippines from the US depart from the airports in California and New York, while the least departures are from the District of Columbia and Alaska."
It is a bit ironic that it took a pandemic to bring stateside flights to CEB, DVO and CRK.
AB330 wrote:And can PAL rebuild its long-haul fleet earlier then 2025
Fingers crossed...they won't need as many planes as before.
AB330 wrote:Guess will have to wait and see the next couple of years
The one thing which could help it move forward is the strategy OEMs would adopt to invigorate the market. Local airlines are hurting badly as it is.....
https://manilastandard.net/business/tra ... llion.html
Meanwhile, a photo in SkyscraperCity - shows the foundation of the new CRK control tower targeted for completion in April next year. Guess they will have to adjust the schedule.....
posted by: @mnemonick
https://www.skyscrapercity.com/cdn-cgi/ ... g.2326518/
From the same online forum, a few more photos of BIA at the start of revenue flight ops into the airport.....
source: @DOT-Bicol | Myra Baranda
https://scontent.fmnl4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=61A98C1D
https://scontent.fmnl4-5.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=61A9403C
https://scontent.fmnl4-5.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=61AA1E1F
https://scontent.fmnl4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=61AB0A9F
https://scontent.fmnl4-2.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=61AB0D7E
posted by: @tracker57