GROWING MARKET?Philippines AirAsia will be the 20th low-cost carrier operating in Taiwan, indicating the closure of V Air has not deterred carriers from entering the market
Date: Oct 11, 2016
By: Staff writer, with CNA
Philippines AirAsia Inc, a low-cost carrier based in Manila, is scheduled to start regular flights to
Taiwan next month.
Philippines AirAsia, an affiliate of AirAsia Bhd, a low-cost airline based in Malaysia, is planning to launch its services between Manila and Taipei on Nov. 1 with seven flights per week.
The Philippine carrier, which is a joint venture between three Philippine investors and AirAsia International Ltd, is also planning to provide three flights between Taipei and Cebu per week, starting on Nov. 4.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong Express Airways Ltd, a low-fare airline based in Hong Kong, is planning to launch regular flight services between the territory and Hualien on Dec. 6, with three flights a week. [FULL STORY]