By Miguel R. Camus
Asiana Airlines may continue flying into the Philippines while the country’s air safety officials are waiting for the results of the investigation of the crash of one of the carrier’s planes in San Francisco, California, on Saturday.
Airline passenger numbers are set to rise by over a quarter in the coming years to hit 3.6 billion in 2016, with China accounting for nearly one in four new travelers, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced Thursday.
By Tina G. Santos
Some flights between Manila and Hong Kong were canceled early Tuesday due to bad weather in China’s special administrative region. According to the Manila International Airport Authority, the early morning flight service of both Cathay Pacific and Cebu Pacific had to be canceled as airline companies cited extremely bad weather in Hong Kong wrought by Typhoon Vicente.
Budget carrier AirAsia’s Philippine unit said Friday it had shelved planned daily flights to Macau amid a simmering maritime dispute between China and the Philippines.
Singapore police warned Tuesday that members of a Chinese crime syndicate were believed to be stealing money from the bags of passengers while they slept on flights to and from the country.