AirAsia Philippines picks Clark (DMIA) Airport as Hub

Low-cost carrier AirAsia Philippines has chosen the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) here as its hub. The airline’s first aircraft, a brand new Airbus A320 commanded by Captain Johansen Hernandez, arrived at the DMIA from Toulouse, France, Monday carrying 29 people, including AirAsia Philippines chief executive officer Marianne Hontiveros, Philippine Ambassador to the Vatican Mercedes […]

AirAsia launches Philippine Joint Venture

Asian region’s largest low-cost carrier, AirAsia, yesterday launched a $25-million (60 percent Filipino-40 percent foreign) joint venture, Air Asia Philippines (AAP), to give the lowest fare to Overseas Filipino Workers and tourists and lure people who have never flown before. Planned to start operation in January, 2012, the new airline decides in two weeks whether […]