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Philippines Airlines has announced plans to cut over 30% of its workforce, amounting to up to 2,000 employees. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

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 executive, said. The Philippines is one of the coronavirus hot spots in South East Asia and the government hasn't provided financial support to airlines in the country since the pandemic…

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…