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Cebu Pacific sees 18% hike in passenger volume

on Friday, 31 October 2014 00:59.

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By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Budget airline Cebu Air Inc. (Cebu Pacific) sees volume of passengers increasing by 18 percent during the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day weekend.

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Singapore group wins bid for $1.4-B new Myanmar airport

on Friday, 31 October 2014 00:58.

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AFP

Yangon– A Singaporean-led group has won a $1.4-billion bid to build a second international airport in Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon, authorities said Wednesday, as the long-isolated nation gears up for a dramatic increase in foreign arrivals.

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AirAsia Group CEO Fernandes named ‘Brand Builder of the Year’

on Friday, 31 October 2014 00:54.

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Manila Bulletin

London – The 2014 World Branding Awards gave special recognition to Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO, naming him “Brand Builder of the Year” for his outstanding work in building the low cost airline brand.

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Singapore Airlines signals budget determination with Tiger takeover

on Friday, 31 October 2014 00:56.

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By Anshuman Daga | Reuters

(Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) (SIAL.SI) is injecting cash into money-losing Tiger Airways Ltd (TAHL.SI), signalling its resolve to persevere in the low-cost segment even after the budget affiliate bowed out of three regional markets.

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The 2nd runway in MCIA approved but…

on Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:54.

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By Bobit Avila (The Freeman) | The Philippine Star

Ten days ago, former Cebu governor now Representative Gwen Garcia texted me a report saying, “Hi Bobit, Just wanted to report that HB 1080, entitled “An Act Providing for the Establishment and Construction of a Second Runway at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority with its Concomitant Access Taxiways and Rapid Exit Taxiways (RET), Runway Lighting Systems, and Navigational/Landing Equipment, and Appropriating Funds Therefore” is scheduled for its 3rd reading today.” Honestly, I didn’t write this right away because we have somehow lost faith in this Congress to move forward.