Tag: NAIA

Aviation sector eager to fly

November 3, 2016

DEMAND AND SUPPLY by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) October 31, 2016   SEATTLE – As I listened to the presentations of a team of Boeing executives on the state of the aviation industry, it confirmed the impression we are being seriously left behind. The blame can be laid squarely on the past administrations. Our […]

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Decision on new airport soon?

September 6, 2016

DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) September 5, 2016   Like the traffic jam on the ground, the traffic over NAIA begs for a long term infrastructure solution. In other words, we need a new airport closer to Manila than Clark in addition to an upgraded NAIA. The political will of the […]

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Lessons from NAIA’s Monday mess

July 22, 2016

DEMAND AND SUPPLY by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) July 22, 2016   My flight home from Kansai Osaka International Airport was due to arrive at NAIA around 1 p.m. last Monday. Before 12:30 the pilot announced we were about 100 nautical miles away from Manila,  but we were number 17 in the long line […]

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Fixing airport experience

July 11, 2016

DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Daily Inquirer) July 11, 2016   I have been traveling quite a bit lately so I speak out of pretty current experience. Our national gateway airport is undoubtedly a national shame. Hosting beauty pageants here to attract visitors will not change the fact that our country’s front […]

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Philippine airports in best list

April 8, 2016

DEMAND AND SUPPLY by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) April 8, 2016   No this is not an April Fool’s Day joke. This isn’t a sarcastic spoof news item either. This is for real. In fact, it isn’t just one, but three Philippine airports landed in Asia’s best airports list. Of course, NAIA isn’t one […]

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Relax… only 85 days more to go…

April 6, 2016

DEMAND AND SUPPLY by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) April 6, 2016   Just when you think things couldn’t get worse, it did. Last weekend made many people start counting the days until June 30 and yes… only 85 days more to go. Surely we can remain patient and forgiving until then. A blackout at […]

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It will have to be Clark

March 16, 2016

Demand and Supply by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) March 14, 2016   TOKYO, Japan – I took the Philippine Airlines flight to Haneda last Friday and it occurred to me the Narita-Haneda combination may be our future in a NAIA-Clark dual international gateway system. The next president will have to make a decision on […]

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No choice but to use Clark

December 11, 2015

DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) December 11, 2015   It looks like the next administration will have no choice but to use Clark, even as a stop gap measure to ease the serious congestion at NAIA. It is getting very expensive for airlines to live with NAIA’s congestion problem, and a […]

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Can government govern?

November 16, 2015

DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) November 16, 2015   Funny we have to ask the question. But that Senate investigation on the TanimBala last week wiped out whatever confidence we may still have on our government’s ability to govern. Even student councils do better, from what I recall during my UP […]

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Not ready to host APEC

November 5, 2015

DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) November 4, 2015   I know we should be hospitable to our guests. DFA is confident all 21 heads of state of APEC countries will be in Manila. But the disruption to our economy and our lives is enormous. Classes are suspended in Metro Manila for […]

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