Spirit of Manila Airlines
Spirit of Manila Airlines is an airline based at Manila/Clark International Airport in the Philippines. Owned by Filipino investors, the airline operates scheduled and charter services to destinations in Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. The airline's fleet comprises B737 aircraft.
Location of Spirit of Manila Airlines main hub (Clark International Airport)
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The Philippines has emerged as one of Asia’s most interesting and dynamic markets, with rapidly intensifying low-cost carrier competition expected to drive further growth in 2011 and beyond. The entrance of leading Asian low-cost airline groups AirAsia and Tiger gives the colourful Philippines market six low-cost carriers – more than any other country in Asia and just about everywhere in the world.
The global economic turmoil may have claimed over 30 airlines in 2008, but there are still some brave airlines planning to enter the market in 2009, taking advantage of lower fuel and aircraft costs. In this update, we review the start-up plans of carriers based in China (China Joy Airlines and Kunming Airlines), East Timor (Timor Air), Philippines (SEAIR and Spirit of Manila), Kuwait (Wataniya Airways), Greece (Athens Airways), Italy (Lufthansa Italia), Russia (Rosavia), Bolivia (Boliviana de Aviacion), South Africa (Airtime Airlines) and Togo (ASKY).