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AirPhil eyes flights to Kuwait


Low-cost carrier AirPhil Express has bared plans to start long-haul operations to the Middle East, going head-to-head with industry leader Cebu Pacific.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

AirPhil Express eyes flights to Sabah


Budget airline AirPhil Express, the sister company of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), plans to mount flights between Zamboanga City and Sandakan in Malaysia’s Sabah region, representing the company’s first international flight out of the key Mindanao airport.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Hotel construction boom in PH as luxe Fairmont opens Dec. 3 in Makati


The Philippines is getting its fair share of classy and famous hotel brands, as Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the five-star Fairmont Makati along Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, next Monday, December 3.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

You can now pay for air tickets at 7-11


Buying domestic air tickets can now be made 24/7 in 7-Eleven outlets nationwide.

Posted: September 28th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: ‘Ramen Nazi’ vs actor-turned-politico


A popular Japanese ramen restaurant in the middle of the Makati central business district reopened its doors last week after being ordered closed by the city government for a month.

Posted: September 24th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: The sore thumb


The burgeoning partnership between San Miguel Corp. and the Lucio Tan group in flag carrier Philippines Airlines has taken off smoothly, with PAL’s key people described as “very supportive” of, and “cooperative” with, the change in management control and the proposed changes in processes.

Posted: May 20th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

AirPhil adds new Airbus jet to fleet


Budget carrier Air Philippines, operator of the AirPhil Express brand, has added another plane to its growing fleet as the company looks to expand its regional operations and become a major contender in the local air travel sector.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Airphil increasing flights from Clark


Airphil Express, the sister company of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), is strengthening its presence at the Clark Freeport, Pampanga, which is emerging as a hub for low-cost carriers operating in the country.

Posted: February 10th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Airphil Express moves to expand customer reach

Recognizing the opportunity offered by social media in expanding customer reach, Airphil Express introduced a round-the-clock dedicated customer support service on popular social media sites Twitter and Facebook. Airphil Express’ 24/7 social networking presence is in line with its customer-oriented policy, not just during flights but also in the crucial before-and-after sales. The development of [...]

Posted: September 21st, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Airphil gets new Airbus

Airphil Express recently got itself a new 180-seater Airbus A320, increasing its fleet of this aircraft to seven.

Posted: August 23rd, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Airphil adds Clark to growing list of hubs


Airphil Express has unveiled plans to add the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport to its growing number of secondary flight operation hubs, in anticipation of growing competition from both local and foreign budget carriers. In an interview with the Inquirer, Clark International Airport Corp. president and CEO Victor Jose Luciano said the Lucio Tan-owned airline had [...]

Posted: August 4th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Airphil launches Cebu-HK service


Airphil Express, in a bid to corner a substantial share in the budget air travel market in the country, recently launched its Cebu-Hong Kong route. The new flight connection is seen to further boost business and tourism between the two destinations and strengthen the presence of Airphil Express beyond domestic borders. The Cebu province in [...]

Posted: July 29th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »



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