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AirAsia pushes back IPO, adds more A320s

Oct 28, 2015 - 4:21 PM

Meanwhile stockholders of Philippines AirAsia approve a P3 billion 64 13 million capital stock increase in 2016 for the lease of 5 additional aircraft

MERGER. The local affiliate of AirAsia Berhad is now called Philippines AirAsia, Incorporated -- a result of the merger between AirAsia, Incorporated and businessman Alfredo Yao’s Zest Airways, Incorporated

AirAsia Zest sets aside Europe plans, focuses on profitability

Jul 02, 2015 - 9:36 AM

Improving the balance sheet removing past liabilities and earning a profit are the priorities of AirAsia Zest this year

PROFIT BEFORE EUROPE. AirAsia Zest CEO Joy Caneba says offering flights to Europe is “not in [her airline’s] immediate plans” but is "definitely something we’re on the lookout for."

AirAsia to move 3 international flights to NAIA3

Sep 11, 2014 - 11:40 AM

Budget carrier AirAsia will take advantage of the newly rehabilitated NAIA3 terminal

MANILA-BOUND. AirAsia flights will be from its new hub in Manila following decision to downsize operations in Clark. File photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

Cancelled flights: Wednesday, January 15

Jan 15, 2014 - 1:33 PM

As of Wednesday morning 6 flights have been cancelled so far due to bad weather

CANCELLED. Flights are cancelled due to bad weather.Photo from AFP.

Cancelled flights: Tuesday, January 14

Jan 14, 2014 - 4:42 PM

As of Tuesday afternoon 3 airlines have cancelled a total of 13 flights to and from the Visayas and Mindanao due to bad weather

CANCELLED. Flights are cancelled due to bad weather.Photo from AFP.

Domestic flights cancelled due to bad weather

Jan 12, 2014 - 11:59 PM

The Manila International Airport Authority issued the following flight cancellations as of Sunday 9:30 pm

Top consumer issues of 2013

Dec 29, 2013 - 4:57 PM

Filipinos were mostly concerned about the rising costs of goods and services

AirAsia Zest plane swerves off Kalibo runway

Dec 19, 2013 - 9:04 PM

Airport operations have resumed after the accident involving the Pudong bound plane affected 5 flights

STALLED. A plane of AirAsia Zest skidded off the run way of Kalibo airport.File photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

Cancelled flights: Friday, November 8

Nov 08, 2013 - 12:00 AM

UPDATED PAL PAL Express Cebu Pacific and AirAsia cancel more flights as super typhoon Yolanda barrels toward the Visayas region

CANCELLED. Typhoon Yolanda prompted airlines to cancel flights.photo from AFP

AirAsia seeks Congress' approval to take control of Zest Air

Oct 12, 2013 - 12:06 PM

Philippines AirAsia wants to hike its stake in Zest Air to 51

PH has highest budget airline penetration in SE Asia

Oct 07, 2013 - 11:10 AM

With local budget carriers accounting for 67 of the local airline market the Philippines has the highest penetration rate in Southeast Asia

AirAsia PH to refund passengers

Sep 14, 2013 - 10:22 AM

AirAsia Philippines offers to refund passengers affected by move to suspend Clark flights

GOOD TIMES. AirAsia and Clark airport officials pour champagne on newly arrived Airbus A320 passenger aircraft on August 15, 2011. File Photo by AFP

Clark Airport supports AirAsia's move to NAIA

Sep 13, 2013 - 5:08 PM

Clark International Airport s president says he supports the move of AirAsia which is its biggest locator to move its hub to Manila

GOOD TIMES. AirAsia and Clark airport officials pour champagne on newly arrived Airbus A320 passenger aircraft on August 15, 2011. File Photo by AFP

AirAsia PH moves to Manila from Clark

Sep 13, 2013 - 3:48 PM

AirAsia s decision to move to congested NAIA and leave Clark which fits its business model of locating in secondary airports is months and millions of dollars in the making

MANILA-BOUND. AirAsia flights will be from its new hub in Manila following decision to downsize operations in Clark. File photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

AirAsia PH suspends some Clark flights

Sep 12, 2013 - 7:00 PM

AirAsia will suspend most of its flights from its Clark hub to financially support affiliate Zest Air

SACRIFICE. Some flights of AirAsia Philippines from Clark will be suspended so the budget carrier can financially support its partner, Zest Air. File photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

Zest Air to be rebranded

Aug 30, 2013 - 9:46 PM

The budget carrier will be rebranded to reflect the partnership with AirAsia

All Zest Air planes ok to fly

Aug 22, 2013 - 5:19 PM

Zest Air resumes 50 domestic and 3 international flights

Zest Air resumes operations

Aug 20, 2013 - 1:52 PM

Low cost carrier Zest Air was cleared for take off August 20 days after it was suspended by regulators due to safety breaches

FLYING AGAIN. CAAP lifts the suspension order it imposed on budget carrier Zest Air. Photo by AFP

Zest Air losing P70M a day due to suspension

Aug 18, 2013 - 5:25 PM

Zest Air to appeal the suspension order Monday

GROUNDED. CAAP suspends Zest Air's permit to fly due to safety breaches. Photo by AFP

Refund or flight transfer for Zest Air passengers

Aug 17, 2013 - 4:35 PM

Passengers affected by regulators move to ground the operations of budget carrier Zest Air are getting a refund or being rebooked on other airlines

GROUNDED. CAAP suspends Zest Air's permit to fly due to safety breaches. Photo by AFP

Closed counters greet Zest Air passengers

Aug 17, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Closed counters greet Zest Air passengers in Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 4

Zest Air cries foul, claims planes safe

Aug 17, 2013 - 8:33 AM

Zest Air maintains it has addressed the issues raised by CAAP in its suspension order

UNDER SURVEILLANCE. The aviation regulator closely monitors Zest Air operations following several cancelled flights. AFP Photo

CAAP suspends Zest Air for safety violations

Aug 16, 2013 - 5:24 PM

The regulator says the Yao led airline s license is suspended until it undertakes corrective actions and complies with aviation safety standards

UNDER SURVEILLANCE. The aviation regulator closely monitors Zest Air operations following several cancelled flights. AFP Photo

Zest Air under 'heightened' surveillance

Aug 02, 2013 - 5:34 PM

The aviation regulator puts budget carrier Zest Airways Inc under heightened surveillance due to flight cancellations caused by mechanical problems over the past few weeks

UNDER SURVEILLANCE. The aviation regulator closely monitors Zest Air operations following several cancelled flights. AFP Photo

INFOGRAPHIC: How PH budget airlines change the game

Jul 03, 2013 - 2:35 PM

Airlines offering low fares and more destinations create ripples

Yao group gets $16-M from AirAsia-Zest Air deal

May 24, 2013 - 3:36 PM

Drinks turned airline businessman Alfredo Yao receives 16 million and a 13 stake in AirAsia Philippines

PARTNERS. The Philippine unit of Malaysia's AirAsia signs a share swap deal with the Yao family for a stake in Zest Air

AirAsia buying 49% of Zest Air

Mar 11, 2013 - 11:09 AM

The companies sign a strategic alliance partnership giving AirAsia Phils a stake in Zest Air

PARTNERS. The Philippine unit of Malaysia's AirAsia signs a share swap deal with the Yao family for a stake in Zest Air

Yao group to list RC Cola, Zest-O

Feb 19, 2013 - 3:58 PM

The group of former Ambassador Alfredo Yao plans to list its softdrink company RC Cola following the success of its initial public offering for Philippine National Bank

Zest Air to announce foreign partner end-Feb

Feb 19, 2013 - 1:42 PM

Zest Air the Philippines 4th largest airline may have a foreign owner before the end of February

PH low-cost carrier market 'saturated' - CAPA

Jan 04, 2013 - 12:07 PM

Philippines low cost carriers look abroad as the domestic markets becomes over crowded

Airline exec: Goodbye Zest Air, hello AirAsia PH

Oct 28, 2012 - 3:21 PM

The year 2012 is not yet over but veteran airline executive Alfredo Herrera has said two goodbyes and two hello s in the local airline industry

READY TO FLY. AirAsia Philippines Flight PQ7001, bound for Kalibo, at the tarmac of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, minutes before its inaugural flight, March 28, 2012. Photo by KD Suarez

No talks: Cebu Pacific not keen on Zest Air

Oct 04, 2012 - 2:31 PM

The country s largest budget carrier Cebu Pacific Air is not keen on forging a deal with the 4th largest player Zest Airways Inc

PAL, Cebu Pacific, Zest Air granted add'l flight capacity to S.Korea

Aug 20, 2012 - 2:48 PM

The aviation regulator awards to 3 local carriers Philippine Airlines PAL Cebu Pacific and Zest Air the right to add a total of 9 500 seats per week to South Korea the Philippines largest tourism market

Zest Air to sell 40% stake to foreign airline by end-2012

Jul 26, 2012 - 3:09 PM

Local budget carrier Zest Airways Inc is firming up a deal to sell up to 40 of the airline to a foreign airline by the end of the year

Zest Air plans to refresh, relaunch brand

Jun 11, 2012 - 5:48 PM

Low cost carrier Zest Airways Inc has plans to add some zing into the airline s brand and operations as competition in the industry heats up

Bumped off or flight delayed? Know your passenger rights

May 24, 2012 - 8:09 PM

Actress Claudine Barretto s baggage issue which led to the headline grabbing airport brawl weeks ago is one of the growing complaints among passengers of local airlines

Airline execs: bye AirPhil, hello Zest Air!

May 22, 2012 - 9:58 PM

Budget airline AirPhil Express has been hit by an exodus of executives ever since it was taken over by the San Miguel group