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Encyclopedia > Asian Spirit
Asian Spirit
IATA
6K
ICAO
RIT
Callsign
Asian Spirit
Founded 1996
Hubs Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Focus cities Mactan-Cebu International Airport
Zamboanga International Airport
Fleet size 16
Destinations 26
Parent company Asian Spirit, Inc.
Headquarters Manila, Philippines
Key people Antonio G. Buendia, Jr. (President), Joaquin Ernesto L. Po (Executive Vice-President)
Website: http://www.asianspirit.com

Asian Spirit is an airline based in Pasay City, Manila in the Philippines. It operates scheduled domestic and international tourist services, mainly feeder services linking Manila and Cebu with 24 domestic destinations in support of the trunk route operations of other airlines. Its main base is Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, with hubs at Mactan-Cebu International Airport and Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, Manila.[1] Image File history File links Logo of Asian Spirit. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Ninoy Aquino) or NAIA (IATA: MNL, ICAO: RPLL) is one of the two international airports serving the Metro Manila Area and the main international gateway of the Philippines. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... Mactan-Cebu International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Mactan-Cebu, Cebuano: Tugpahanang International sa Mactan-Sugbo) (IATA: CEB, ICAO: RPVM) is a major international airport in the Visayas region of the Philippines. ... Zamboanga International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Zamboanga, Chavacano and Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Zamboanga) (IATA: ZAM, ICAO: RPMZ) is the main airport serving Zamboanga City in the Philippines. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Philippines. ... Nickname: Motto: Linisin Ikarangal Maynila Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Alfredo Lim (2007-2010; GO)  - Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (AM/PDP-Laban... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... The City of Pasay (Filipino: Lungsod ng Pasay) is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. ... Nickname: Motto: Linisin Ikarangal Maynila Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Alfredo Lim (2007-2010; GO)  - Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (AM/PDP-Laban... For other uses, see Cebu (disambiguation). ... The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Ninoy Aquino) or NAIA (IATA: MNL, ICAO: RPLL) is one of the two international airports serving the Metro Manila Area and the main international gateway of the Philippines. ... Mactan-Cebu International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Mactan-Cebu, Cebuano: Tugpahanang International sa Mactan-Sugbo) (IATA: CEB, ICAO: RPVM) is a major international airport in the Visayas region of the Philippines. ... Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Diosdado Macapagal) (DMIA), also called Clark International Airport (IATA: CRK, ICAO: RPLC), is the main airport serving the immediate vicinity of the Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) and the general area of Angeles City in the Philippines. ...

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History

The airline was established in September 1995 by the Airline Employees Cooperative (36 Filipino nationals, mostly former Philippine Airlines employees). It started operations in April 1996 and its first routes were from Manila to the present-day towns of San Jose, Malay (serving Boracay), Virac, Daet, Tablas, and the cities of Cauayan and Masbate . Towns and cities serviced by the airline are usually regarded as secondary and tertiary routes, which are usually not serviced by major airlines. 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Nickname: Motto: Linisin Ikarangal Maynila Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Manila Coordinates: 14°35 N 121° E Country Region Districts 1st to 6th districts of Manila Barangays 897 Incorporated (city) June 10, 1574 Government  - Mayor Alfredo Lim (2007-2010; GO)  - Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (AM/PDP-Laban... San Jose is a 1st class municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. ... Malay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. ... Boracay is a tropical island located approximately 315km (200 miles) south of Manila and 2km off the northwest tip of the island of Panay in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Daet is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. ... Tablas Island is one of the three islands of the province of Romblon. ... Cauayan City is a 4th class city in the province of Isabela, Philippines. ... Masbate City is a 5th class city in the province of Masbate, Philippines. ...


Asian Spirit has the distinction of being the first scheduled airline to serve Boracay. Other operators serve the airport on charter basis then. It became the Philippines's fourth flag carrier (after Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Air Philippines) in 2003. Asian Spirit flies to Palau, Micronesia, three times weekly from Cebu. Philippine Airlines is the national airline of the Philippines. ... Cebu Pacific Air is a low-cost airline based in Pasay City, Manila, the Philippines. ... Air Philippines is a low-cost airline based in Pasay City, Manila, the Philippines. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Incident and Accidents

On December 7, 1999, Asian Spirit Flight 100, an Let L-410, crashed between Kasibu in Nueva Vizcaya and Cabarroguis in Quirino. The plane was headed for Cauayan Airport in Cauayan City, killing all 15 passengers on board and 2 crew. The accident forced the closure of the Manila-Cauayan route, which remains closed to this day.[2][3] is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Asian Spirit Flight 100 was a Let L-410 Turbolet that crashed onto a mountainside between the municipalities of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya and Cabarroguis, Quirino in the Philippines. ... Kasibu is a municipality in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. ... Nueva Vizcaya is a province of the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon. ... Cabarroguis is a 4th class municipality in the province of Quirino, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Quirino Region: Cagayan Valley (Region II) Capital: Cabarroguis, Quirino Founded: June 18, 1966 Population: 2000 census—148,575 (8th smallest) Density—49 per km² (2nd lowest) Area: 3,057. ... Cauayan Airport (IATA: CYZ, ICAO: RPUY) is an airport serving the general area of Cauayan City, located in Isabela province in the Philippines. ... Cauayan City is a 4th class city in the province of Isabela, Philippines. ...


Destinations

Main article: Asian Spirit destinations

Asian Spirit currently has HUBs at Angeles, Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, Manila, Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Cebu, Mactan-Cebu International Airport with a Focus City in Zamboanga International Airport. ...

Fleet

Asian Spirit Airplane in Cagayan De Oro
Asian Spirit Airplane in Cagayan De Oro

The Asian Spirit fleet includes the following aircraft (at May 2007):[1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

The BAe 146 (also known as the Avro RJ) is a medium-sized commercial aircraft manufactured by BAE SYSTEMS. It carries its four jet engines on a high wing above the fuselage; not below, or at mid-fuselage, as on most conventional civilian aircraft. ... The BAe 146 (also known as the Avro RJ) is a medium-sized commercial aircraft manufactured by BAE SYSTEMS. It carries its four jet engines on a high wing above the fuselage; not below, or at mid-fuselage, as on most conventional civilian aircraft. ... The BAe ATP was an airliner designed as an evolution of the Avro 748. ... A Dash-7 at Stanley The de Havilland Canada DHC-7, popularly the Dash 7, is a turboprop powered regional airliner with STOL capabilities. ... Indonesian Aerospace (IAe) (Indonesian: (DI)) is an Indonesian aerospace company in Asia with core competence in aircraft design, development and manufacturing of civilian and military regional commuter aircraft. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and MD-90 are twin-engine, medium-range, single-aisle commercial jet airplanes. ... The NAMC YS-11 is a turboprop airliner built by a Japanese consortium, the Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation. ...

Previously operated

At November 2006 the airline also operated :[4] Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • 1 NAMC YS-11A-200
  • 1 NAMC YS-11A-500

The NAMC YS-11 is a turboprop airliner built by a Japanese consortium, the Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation. ... The NAMC YS-11 is a turboprop airliner built by a Japanese consortium, the Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation. ...

External links

References

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-03-27, p. 78. 
  2. ^ ASN Aviation Safety Database. aviation-safety.net. Retrieved on 2007-04-07.
  3. ^ Philippines crash claims 17 lives. BBC News (8 December 1999). Retrieved on 2007-04-07.
  4. ^ Flight International, 3-9 October 2006

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