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Philippine Airlines to Launch Non-Stop Flights Between Manila and Tel Aviv

Proving resiliency in the time of a global pandemic, Philippine Airlines is looking to launch non-stop flights between Manila and Tel Aviv, Israel by October 2021, betting on eased air travel restrictions as Covid-19 vaccinations in both the Philippines and Israel having made good progress. The national carrier of Philippines has been seeking to revive this old route, which it operated from the 1940s until the 1950s, for tourism purposes and hopes to provide a service to the approximate twenty-eight thousand…

Philippine Carriers Struggling, But New Airport Remains Optimistic

Cebu Pacific Air, a no-frills airline in the Philippines, is seeking a $500 million investment to strengthen its balance sheet. “We need to create a longer runway for CEB so that we can continue providing affordable and accessible air transport services for everyone,” Lance Gokongwei, the airline's president and chief…

Philippines Airlines Hit Hard By Coronavirus

Philippines Airlines is reeling from COVID-19 pandemic and is set to slash its workforce by 35% in October. Staff at Philippines Airlines Express, the subsidiary of Philippines Airlines, are also affected, according to Phil Star Global. With no end in sight for the pandemic, the airline expects the travel demand…

New York-JFK’s Ultra-Modern Aircraft Renaissance: Asiana Airlines Announces A350 Service…

Asiana Airlines announced both in an Instagram post and on its website that it will be sending its Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft to New York in late October. ASIANA350, as the Seoul-based airline referred to its newest ultra-modern aircraft, will be replacing its largest aircraft, the Airbus A380, on the route…

Philippine Airlines Continues A340 Fleet Replacement with Second A350 Delivery

A second A350-900 for Philippine Airlines (PAL) will land in Manila on Wednesday, less than one month after the airline took delivery of its first of the aircraft type on July 17. With three more A350s still on order, this aircraft will serve as a replacement for the airline’s aging…

Philippine Airlines Launching A350 Non-Stop Flights to JFK

Philippine Airlines has announced it will be launching non-stop flights from New York-JFK to Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport later this year. Currently, the airline operates flights to Manila from JFK with their Boeing 777-300, however, the flight makes a stop in Vancouver to refuel as well as to pick…