The Philippines reassesses the role of Clark International Airport
The Philippines Government has begun studying the possible of expansion of Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (now better known as Clark International Airport) beyond the already planned PHP12 billion (USD286 million) new passenger terminal, which was initially intended for use by low-cost carriers. As congestion grows at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, it looks as if the future role for Clark might now be as a ‘legacy airport’. [2301 words]
Unlock the following content in this report:
- Legacy carriers taking 'a serious look' at Clark
- Manila Airport short on capacity
- AirAsia Philippines accounts for 33% of Clark seat capacity
- Manila also has high concentration of LCCs
- Who will move?
- Who will pay?
Graphs and data:
- Clark International Airport network summary: 15-Jul-2012
- Clark International Airport capacity by carrier (seats per week): 09-Jul-2012 to 15-Jul-2012
- Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport network summary: 15-Jul-2012
- Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport capacity by carrier (seats per week): 09-Jul-2012 to 15-Jul-2012
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