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Lufthansa Technik Philippines inks MRO deals with PAL, Lufthansa Airlines, Korean Air and Asiana

Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) has signed multiple contracts with several carriers – Philippine Airlines (PAL), Lufthansa Airlines, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines – in a move to continue its growth momentum and solidify its foothold as a leading MRO provider in the Philippines.  

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PAL opens more routes from Clark

Travelers will soon be able to fly on new Philippine Airlines (PAL) routes from Clark to popular destinations in Mindanao, Mindoro, Palawan and Northern Luzon.

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PAL now flying tri-class A330 to Auckland

Philippine Airlines (PAL) started utilizing today its luxurious tri-class Airbus A330-343 on its non-stop flights from Manila to Auckland, offering passengers the fastest and most comfortable flight to New Zealand.

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Grab Phils reveals ‘forces’ wanting it to fail

Grab Philippines said it would continue fighting “external forces” wanting to see it fail.

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PAL expects to be more cost-efficient on long-haul flights

Philippine Airlines (PAL), which had been reporting losses on its New York route, expects cost efficiency to improve on long-haul flights after it switches to the fuel-efficient Airbus A350-900 starting October, its chief executive said. The new airplane will allow it to fly non-stop on long routes, a feature business travelers favor. PAL currently uses Boeing 777 to fly to …

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DOE promotes use of e-trikes

The Department of Energy is donating 900 electric tricycles to the local governments of Pateros, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa and Valenzuela, as part of its campaign to promote the use of e-trikes.

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Governments urged not to privatizate airports

About 14% of airports around the world, which handles 40% of global traffic, have been privatized.

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Grab’s 2017 net loss drops to P2.9Billion

Grab Philippines reported a total comprehensive loss of P2.91 billion in 2017, worse than the P1.56 billion comprehensive loss it incurred the previous year.

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DPWH reviews SMC proposal extending TPLEX

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is evaluating the P24 billion proposal of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) to extend the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) by 54-kilometers from Rosario to San Juan, La Union.

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Uber plans Paris flying-car lab

Uber Technologies, Inc. will open its first research and development center outside of the US, a lab in Paris focused on flying cars.

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