Ideas for routes to Latin America

We would like to pitch some ideas on how to operate flights from the Philippines to Latin America, as non-stop flights are still impossible even for jumbo airliners like the Airbus A330, Boeing 777, Airbus A340, Airbus A350, and perhaps Airbus A380 (correct me if I’m wrong): Manila to Sao Paolo via Johannesburg Manila toContinue reading “Ideas for routes to Latin America”

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Why not a new trade bloc with Latin America? 

(Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shaking hands with Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kucyznski during the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Lima, Peru last November 18-20, 2016. Photo credits: Philstar) As part of the Philippines’ ongoing push to pursue a foreign policy independent from the West, we would like to suggest why don’t we consider establishing strongerContinue reading “Why not a new trade bloc with Latin America? “

Long-distance flights from Manila to Latin America?

(A Boeing 777-300ER plane. Photo credit: http://www.philippineairlines.com) Has anyone thought of direct flights from the Philippines to countries in Latin America? We may share something in common when it comes to culture, traditions, heritage, among others, but why isn’t there such a thing? Considering the long distances (17-18 kilometers, 17hrs of flying, and the needContinue reading “Long-distance flights from Manila to Latin America?”