Air Services Agreement - updates

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PAL seeks DFA's help on squabble with Kuwaiti government

Apr 14, 2016 - 2:55 PM

Philippine Airlines says Kuwait is preventing it from exercising its rights which are clearly granted under a bilateral air services deal

CAPTIVE NICHE. With more than 190,000 Filipino workers in Kuwait and about 300,000 in Jeddah, PAL has a captive market

In Italy, Aquino to witness signing of deal on Manila-Rome flights

Nov 28, 2015 - 3:34 PM

The new Air Services Agreement is seen to help around 170 000 Filipinos working in Italy as well as thousands of tourists

LEAVING FOR ITALY. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his message during the inauguration of Pointwest Digital Center in Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City, on November 24, 2015. Photo by Lauro Montellano Jr/Malacañang Photo Bureau

PAL, AirAsia seek more seats to Malaysia

Nov 18, 2014 - 6:56 PM

Both airlines are seeking a combined 2880 weekly seat entitlements to Kuala Lumpur

Turkey, Philippines sign air services agreement

Nov 17, 2014 - 8:55 PM

Aside from increasing tourism and trade between the two countries President Aquino and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu discuss security issues and economic cooperation

STRONGER TIES. Turkey and the Philippines agree to strenghten tourism, trade and economic ties among others. Malacanang Photo Bureau

Philippines, Ethiopia sign first air agreement

Oct 09, 2014 - 5:42 PM

The agreement allows for 7 flights per week between Manila and Ethiopia and unlimited flights between the African aviation hub and other Philippine airports

Philippines, South Africa sign air pact

Aug 14, 2014 - 11:26 AM

The agreement will improve the Philippines aviation network and connect the country to the emerging markets of Africa CAB says

File photo from Agence France-Presse

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair seek more flight seats for Macau route

Jul 15, 2014 - 3:53 PM

The airlines are boosting flights between Manila and Macau

MORE SEATS. Cebu Pacific and unit Tigerair Philippines seek more seats for Manila-Macau flights. File photo from Airbus

AirAsia Zest seeks more flights to Macau

Jul 11, 2014 - 3:43 PM

The airline applies for additional entitlements of 720 weekly seats between Manila and Macau

PH's top diplomat visits Israel for 36k OFWs

Jun 25, 2014 - 4:14 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario becomes the Philippines first top diplomat to visit Israel in two decades

NO VISAS FOR NOW. An aerial view of giant Israel (right) and Philippine (left) flags after they were unrolled on an airport runway in the desert near the Dead Sea on Nov 25, 2007. While the two countries enjoy more than 50 years of friendship, Israel has suspended consular services in the Philippines because of a worldwide strike. File photo by Jim Hollander/EPA

Cebu Pacific eyes flights to Canada

Jun 15, 2014 - 9:59 PM

This follows the signing of a new air service agreement doubling the number of flights per week between the Philippines and Canada

Cebu Pacific, Tigerair seek flights to Myanmar

Jun 13, 2014 - 2:20 PM

The low cost carriers eye 1 260 weekly seats each as the Philippines and Myanmar sign a new air pact

MYANMAR-BOUND. Cebu Pacific and unit Tigerair Philippines seek to secure Manila-Yangon route. File photo from Airbus

PAL awaits CAB go signal to double Canada flights

Jun 01, 2014 - 10:56 PM

This follows the signing of a new air service agreement between the Philippines and Canada doubling flight frequency between the two countries

MORE CANADA FLIGHTS. Philippine Airlines hopes to double its number of flights to Canada. File photo from Agence France-Presse

PH, Canada sign air pact, agree to double flights

May 29, 2014 - 12:24 PM

This is the fifth air deal signed by the Philippines this year

FLYING HIGH. File Photo by AFP.

PH, Singapore add flights, rights under air pact

Feb 07, 2014 - 5:44 PM

The Philippines is forging and expanding air services deals with other countries as part of efforts to boost tourism

MORE SEATS. The Philippines and Singapore sign a new pact, adding seats that can flown between two countries. AFP PHOTO

Japan not discriminating vs PH in air deal — envoy

Jun 25, 2013 - 7:17 PM

The Japanese ambassador to the Philippines stresses they are still looking into the latest proposals to revoke the Air Services Agreement between the two countries

AVIATION CONCERNS Japan ambassador to the Philippines says they will honor the ASA. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

PH, Thailand sign 'open skies' deal

Nov 15, 2012 - 9:56 PM

Airlines in Thailand may now field unlimited flights to any point in the Philippines except Manila under a deal to expand air traffic between the two countries

More Aussie mining investments in PH but…

Oct 24, 2012 - 7:13 PM

The Palace said Australian mining investors are on a wait and see mode pending the passage of a mining reform bill