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Low-cost airline offers tasty low-cost dishes

MAYBE airline food is just there to make landing even more worthy, though with new meals by AirAsia, we guess it really does make the journey matter.

One overheated laptop battery could down an airliner — study

A single personal electronic device that overheats and catches fire in checked luggage on an airliner can overpower the aircraft’s fire suppression system, potentially...

AirAsia announces $30-billion deal for 100 Airbus planes

Sepang, Malaysia -- Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Thursday announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded...

AirAsia opens Clark-Taipei route

PHILIPPINES AirAsia, Inc. said it now has international flights flying out of from Clark, Pampanga with Taipei as its first destination.

How to fly the world’s best business class for less than...

On such airlines as Emirates and Singapore, you have to book into lavish first-class cabins to get enclosed suites, made-to-order meals, and name-brand pajamas....

PAL expects ‘modest profit’ this year

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is looking to swing to “modest profit” this year after posting a loss of P7.1 billion in 2017. PAL President Jaime J....

PAL hopeful of signing deal with strategic investor this year

DAVAO CITY — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) is finalizing talks with a group of investors that would also help develop markets, according...

MacroAsia triples second quarter earnings

AVIATION logistics firm MacroAsia Corp. tripled its profit in the second quarter to P372 million from a year ago on the back of top...

AirAsia to add Manila-Iloilo flights in Sept.

AIRASIA Philippines said it will start operating three flights daily between Manila and Iloilo by next month. “The addition of Manila -- Iloilo route will...

Cebu Pacific launches 5 new domestic routes

By Carmelito Q. Francisco, Correspondent DAVAO CITY -- Cebu Air, Inc. opened this week five new domestic routes, counting on demand from domestic leisure and...

Lufthansa considers resuming flights to Manila

GERMAN flag carrier Lufthansa has sounded interest to fly again to Manila, citing the country’s “very” developed market and good economy. “I can only say...

A 37-year history of descent into airline hell

By Joe Nocera, Bloomberg View IF YOU’RE AN airline passenger of a certain age, you remember what it was like in those years before 1978....

Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts

How to fasten your seat belt, how to operate a life jacket, and how to use the oxygen masks — these (and more) are...