Aviation

PAL, Cebu Pacific soar to 3-month highs

Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines soared at the PSE for a second day still riding high from Europe and US opening its doors to local carriers. The rest of the market went south with Ayala Land leading laggards. Warren de Guzman reports.

Why 'open skies' is not enough to boost PH tourism

MANILA, Philippines – Now that Philippine carriers are allowed more flights to US and Europe, a tourism industry insider said more work needs to be done to boost tourism.

New 'pings' stoke optimism for MH370 search

A new acoustic signal was detected in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on Thursday, further boosting confidence that officials are zeroing in on the missing plane after weeks of searching.

Cheaper plane tickets with US, Europe nod

The Philippines can now add more flights to the United States, as the country has now met international safety standards. The European Union is also finally allowing Cebu Pacific to fly to Europe. The transportation department says these developments will not only boost Philippine tourism but lead to cheaper plane tickets as well.

Philippine aviation taipans welcome 'red-letter day'

In the EU's words, Thursday was a red letter day for Philippine airlines and tourism, as good news expected from them was overshadowed by bigger news from the US.

Cebu Pacific may fly soon to Guam, Saipan

In a text message after Thursday night's press conference, PAL president Ramon Ang said Manila-New York flights will resume within a year. Cebu Pacific president Lance Gokongwei, meanwhile, said his own US flights could start in months.

Plane crashes into house in Bulacan

Isang eroplano ang bumagsak sa isang bahay sa may Plaridel, Bulacan. Iniimbestigahan pa ng mga awtoridad ang sanhi ng aksidente.

More PH flights to US eyed after FAA upgrade

Nakuha na ulit ng Pilipinas ang Category 1 status mula sa Federal Aviation Administration ng Estados Unidos matapos itong bawiin noong 2008. Ibig sabihin, puwede nang magdagdag ng mga flight pa-Amerika ang mga Philippine carrier.