Shortly after signing a multibillion-dollar deal to acquire 50 new planes—the biggest aircraft order in the country’s history—flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Thursday disclosed plans to build what could be the largest airport in the Philippines.
The planned airport would be able to handle four times as many flights per hour as the congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) in Pasay City. Naia, built in the 1950s, has been criticized as obsolete with decrepit facilities. It can handle 36 flights per hour.
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