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PAL launches non-stop service between Manila and Tokyo-Haneda


Philippine Airlines began its twice-daily non-stop service between Manila and Tokyo-Haneda on Sunday (March 30, 2014), making PAL the biggest carrier servicing direct flights between the Philippines and Japan.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Emirates suspends flights to Clark due to jet fuel taxes


Emirates Airlines, the largest carrier in the Middle-East, is suspending daily flights to Clark International Airport in Pampanga province on May 1, ending the service in just six months due to controversial jet fuel taxes and intense competition, according to a government official.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Korean Air launches service to Houston


Korean Air, America’s largest Asian airline, is launching nonstop service between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Incheon International Airport in Seoul, beginning in May 2014.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

SilkAir to fly to Kalibo by May

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The regional wing of Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, is set to offer thrice-a-week flights from Singapore to Kalibo starting May this year, reaching its third destination in the Philippines after Cebu and Davao.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Filipinos exploring new countries, site shows

Filipinos are becoming more “adventurous” in their travel choices given the healthy economy, rising incomes and increasing availability of low-cost carrier choices, according to global travel search site Skyscanner.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Travelers look to lock and load gear easily

Godshaw shows the features of Travelon’s antitheft bags.

Provide the market what it needs—not just what it wants—and the odds of success will forever be in a prospective entrepreneur’s favor.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Call to vaccinate travelers vs deadly bacteria


The annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, which draws about 3 million Muslims from around the world, only highlight the importance of getting immunized. Expected to be the largest mass gathering in the world, it provides the ideal condition for the transmission of infectious diseases including meningococcal disease.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Large passenger planes creating cargo capacity glut—IATA

Airbus Japan Chief Executive Fabrice Bregier, left, and Japan Airlines President Yoshiharu Ueki, right, attend a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, to announce Japan Airlines is buying its first ever jets from Airbus with a purchase of 31 A350 planes. The entry of new wide-body passenger planes capable of carrying large loads of cargo is slowing down a recovery in the struggling air freight business, the International Air Transport Association chief said Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2013.  AP

The entry of new wide-body passenger planes capable of carrying large loads of cargo is slowing down a recovery in the struggling air freight business, the International Air Transport Association chief said Wednesday.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

EastWest launches money card

Gotianun-led EastWest Bank seeks to harness business from the growing number of Filipino overseas travelers by offering the first multi-currency prepaid money card in Southeast Asia.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PAL offers promo fares for London flights


Philippine Airlines (PAL) is offering low introductory fares for its nonstop London flights – the fastest route at just 12.5 hours – to allow more customers to experience the flag carrier’s brand of excellent service both on the ground and in the air.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Boracay lands on list of top destinations of Chinese tourists


The Philippines’ Boracay Island is one of the 20 most popular destinations among holiday-makers from China, the world’s largest tourism spender, based on data from popular travel site TripAdvisor.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Cebu Pacific cancels Tuesday flights to Zamboanga


Five Cebu Pacific flights to Zamboanga City on Tuesday, Sept. 10, have been cancelled due to the security situation in the city.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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