Philippines tourism set back by Boracay closure but long-term outlook is bright

The upcoming six-month closure of Borocay island, the most popular tourist destination in the Philippines, will likely have a negative short term but positive long-term…..

Melbourne-Manila capacity to triple as Cebu Pacific launches and Philippine Airlines expands

Competition in the Melbourne-Manila market is intensifying significantly as Cebu Pacific enters and Philippine Airlines (PAL) adds capacity. Highlights Cebu Pacific is launching services from…..

Philippine Airlines, encouraged by initial performance, looks to upgrade Auckland-Manila route to A330-300

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has been encouraged by the initial load factor on its new nonstop flight to Auckland and is looking to upgrade the service…..

CASA approvals force another airline to change launch plans: Philippine Airlines to use ageing A340s on new Brisbane route

Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to take delivery of its first A321neo in Mar-2018 but has decided to launch nonstop flights to Brisbane with A340-300s. Summary…..

A321neo opens up long haul narrowbody opportunities for Australia

Brisbane-Manila could be the first of several long haul narrowbody routes for the Australia market over the next few years as over 500 A321neos are…..

Cebu Pacific looks to grow further in Australia in 2018 with Melbourne

Cebu Pacific is looking at launching services to Melbourne in 2018, further strengthening the Philippine low cost carrier’s position in Australia following the upcoming upgrade…..

Philippine Airlines plans to launch nonstop service to Brisbane in 1Q2018

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has earmarked Manila-Brisbane as the first route for its new fleet of A321neos. PAL president Jaime Bautista told CAPA on the sidelines…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Avianca, Ryanair, Philippine Airlines and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Philippine Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Aegean Airlines and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Philippine Airlines’ eyes further expansion in Australia thanks to increased range options

Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to allocate most of its new sub-fleet of six longer range A321neos to Australia. PAL has opted for two auxiliary centre…..