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Airports log continued rise in freight throughput

Airports log continued rise in freight throughput

Jun. 23 | Global air freight volumes continued their upward momentum in April 2017, while global passenger traffic achieved record levels for the month, according to data from Airports Council International (ACI). As this developed, Hong Kong International Airport...

PH customs brokers seek deferment of e-submission of air manifest

PH customs brokers seek deferment of e-submission of air manifest

Jun. 21 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc is requesting the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) to defer the strict implementation of the “switch-on” mode for the electronic submission of airfreight manifests, noting it has led to delays in customs clearance...

Boeing hikes forecast for new airplane demand

Boeing hikes forecast for new airplane demand

Jun. 21 | Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at US$6.1 trillion dollars. The company’s annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) was released June...

Private sector proposals to build new PH airports on hold

Private sector proposals to build new PH airports on hold

Jun. 21 | The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has set aside for now unsolicited proposals to establish new air hubs, saying its current focus is short-term measures to address congestion at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and to improve...

7 aeronautics firms keen to invest in KLIA Aeropolis

7 aeronautics firms keen to invest in KLIA Aeropolis

Jun. 21 | Seven investors are expressing interest in investing in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Aeropolis, according to Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB). “There are seven opportunities to do the final negotiations during the Paris Air...

Cebu Pacific dominates cargo, passenger traffic on Manila-Sydney route

Cebu Pacific dominates cargo, passenger traffic on Manila-Sydney route

Jun. 20 | Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific continues to capture the lion’s share of both passenger and cargo traffic between Sydney and Manila going into the first quarter of 2017, data from Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics...

Cambodian-based airline opens new flight route to KL

Cambodian-based airline opens new flight route to KL

Jun. 15 | Cambodian-registered JC International Airlines (JC Cambodia) launched its new service to Malaysia with an inaugural flight to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (klia2) on June 13. The twice-a-week flight service from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur will be...

Consortium submits P208B Cebu airport expansion plan

Consortium submits P208B Cebu airport expansion plan

Jun. 14 | GMR-Megawide, which operates Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), is proposing to construct a second runway and expand the airport for P208 billion. The consortium, composed of GMR Infrastructure Ltd. of India and Megawide Construction Corp., said...

Indonesia’s Silangit Airport for upgrade to int’l hub

Indonesia’s Silangit Airport for upgrade to int’l hub

Jun. 14 | The Indonesian government is upgrading the Silangit Airport in North Tapanuli District to an international airport in 2017 to support access to Lake Toba, North Sumatra, according to Tourism Minister Arief Yahya. The government plans to extend the runway...

PH airlines log 7% growth in Q1 cargo volume

PH airlines log 7% growth in Q1 cargo volume

Jun. 13 | Cargo volume handled by Philippine-based airlines rose to 63.672 million kilograms in the first quarter of 2017, up 7% from 59.513 million kg in the same period last year, data from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) showed. Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific...
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