Articles Tagged ‘Manila’

Philippine Airlines had 83% seat factor on Los Angeles - Manila last year

Philippine Airlines had 83% seat factor on Los Angeles – Manila last year

Philippine Airlines’ North America network revolves around Filipino diaspora, with 76% of its Los Angeles – Manila traffic to/from the capital. We examine this crucial route for the carrier.

Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

As Turkish Airlines receives first A350-900, we examine the carrier’s widebody network – with widebodies used on 1/3 of network in early December.

Dubai - Heathrow now WORLD’s #1 international route by ASKs

Dubai – Heathrow now WORLD’s #1 international route by ASKs

There’s a new world order!  The world’s top-20 international routes shaken up because of coronavirus – with 14 new routes. Dubai – Heathrow up from fifth.


Qatar Airways starts Cebu, its fourth destination in the Philippines

Qatar Airways starts Cebu, its fourth destination in the Philippines

Qatar Airways launched Doha – Cebu on 24 July. The carrier’s Philippine seats almost reached one million last year.

AirAsia resumes domestic flights from 29 April across five AOCs

AirAsia resumes domestic flights from 29 April across five AOCs

AirAsia’s Malaysia AOC to restart 8 domestic routes from 29 April, with remaining 31 in May/June. We look at its plan & domestic ops across the Group.

Manila approaches 60 million seats as international service fuels growth

Manila approaches 60 million seats as international service fuels growth

The gap between Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines, with 62% of Manila’s seats, narrows to just 1.6 million seats. Seattle and Perth coming this year.


Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

During the past four years, traffic from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport has grown by 11% from 31 to 35 million, with 59% of these additional passengers using international services. With the city being host to this year’s Routes Asia, anna.aero thought it would be fitting to see how international traffic has developed from the […]

SEAIR launches Manila flights to complement existing Clark operations; becomes fifth carrier on most routes

SEAIR launches Manila flights to complement existing Clark operations; becomes fifth carrier on most routes

South East Asian Airlines (better known as SEAIR) has become the fifth major player in the Philippine domestic market thanks to some help from Singapore-based Tiger Airways. How do its frequencies compare with its competitors on the leading domestic routes?

Philippine aviation growth driven by Cebu Pacific, Airphil Express and Zest Air; Manila set to pass 30 million this year

Philippine aviation growth driven by Cebu Pacific, Airphil Express and Zest Air; Manila set to pass 30 million this year

Air traffic demand has grown by 50% in just three years in the Philippines. We take a closer look at the available data, analyse trends in the domestic market and reveal which carriers have been launching new international services to Manila in the last 18 months.


Cebu Pacific next low-cost long-haul operator in Asia; follows AirAsia X, Jetstar, Scoot and Norwegian

Cebu Pacific next low-cost long-haul operator in Asia; follows AirAsia X, Jetstar, Scoot and Norwegian

Low-cost long-haul seems to be the latest trend in Asia as Cebu Pacific announces that it will lease A330s from next year, but which markets is the Philippine airline looking at? And which market does it provide as an example of the viability of the strategic move?

Fast-growing Airphil Express now serves 26 destinations in the Philippines plus Hong Kong and Singapore

Fast-growing Airphil Express now serves 26 destinations in the Philippines plus Hong Kong and Singapore

Philippine Airlines’ low-cost subsidiary has operated under various names but now seems to be establishing itself as Airphil Express. How big is the airline’s fleet and how much is it growing? Which are its busiest routes and what competition does it face on them? And just how early do some of its flights depart from […]

Zest Air operates 20 domestic routes from Manila; started three seasonal international routes this week

Zest Air operates 20 domestic routes from Manila; started three seasonal international routes this week

Named after the owner’s drinks company, Zest Air expects to carry almost 2.5 million passengers this year, almost twice as many as in 2010. Which are its busiest routes from Manila, what international services does it operate, and what unusual aircraft type does it fly?