SkyJet begins flights to Siargao

Filipino BAe 146 operator SkyJet added Siargao Island to its network. Siargao Island is touted as the ‘Surfing Capital of the Philippines’ and hosts an annual world surfing competition. Like many other SkyJet destinations, Siargao is a restricted airport, with a runway length of only 1,326m/4,420ft and hot ambient temperatures. BAe 146-100 RP-C5255 (msn […]

SkyJet to add a BAe 146-200

Philipino airline SkyJet is planning to acquire a BAe 146-200 from StarPerú. The aircraft, which is scheduled to arrive by the end of October, will complement the airline’s two series 100s, RP-C5255 (msn E1104) and RP-C8538 (msn E1015), and allow it to increase capacity and frequencies on its routes. The airline would also […]

SkyJet grounding lifted

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has restored SkyJet‘s Air Operator Certificate (AOC), which it had suspended on 15 May citing safety concerns. The CAAP pronounced itself to be satisfied by the corrective actions that SkyJet had undertaken to remedy the problems that had been identified during and […]

SkyJet grounded

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has suspended SkyJet‘s Air Operator Certificate (AOC), citing safety concerns. The suspension was issued on 15 May and was effective immediately, forcing the airline to cancel all its flights. SEAir International was the subject of a similar action. Both airlines were recently […]

New owners for SkyJet

The Solar Group, which controls a wide variety of companies in the Philippines, has acquired SkyJet Airlines. The transaction was approved by the country’s Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). SkyJet operates BAe 146-100 RP-C8538 (msn E1015) and a leased Dornier 328. Recent news items on SkyJet: