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Philippine Airlines: philippineairlines.com.(Asia/Pacific)(Brief article)

PAL is enjoying strong traffic in key markets such as China, Japan and South Korea where load factors are up to 80%, giving it an overall average of 75%. It is making a concerted effort to improve its schedule reliability and ontime performance to dispel its local nickname of Plane Always Late. It is continuing its focus on North Asia and India rather than traditional markets in the US and Europe. This focus is underscored by arrivals from North Asia, which now account for 50% of air visitors in the Philippines. …

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