Skyjet Airlines to pursue international operations following award of new franchise agreement

20 September, 2019

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte approved an act granting Skyjet Airlines a franchise to operate domestic and international air transport services for 25 years (Manila Bulletin, 19-Sep-2019). The newly enacted law enables SkyJet Airlines to continue operating passenger, cargo and mail services. Skyjet Airlines president Dino Reyes-Chua commented: "With the granting of this franchise, we can now pursue our plans in expanding our fleet as well as our new destinations and even launching international routes... We will continue to be a catalyst in developing new tourism destinations and discover the undiscovered, explore the unexplored islands in the Philippines".