List of airlines of the Philippines
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Prior to the second liberalization of the Philippine airline industry in 1995, state-owned Philippine Airlines enjoyed virtual monopoly with the country's adopted policy of "one country, one airline" imposed during President Ferdinand Marcos' administration. The government's subsidy in the form of mail freight payments supported the company's massive expansion program in the 1960s. During the 1970s, the government ordered the absorption by Philippine Air Lines, Inc. of two other privately owned airlines; Air Manila and Filipinas Orient Airways - to form Philippine Airlines as the single flag carrier of the Republic of the Philippines.
|AirAsia Zest||EZD||Z2||ZEST AIRWAYS||1995||Pasay City|
|Cebu Pacific||CEB||5J||CEBU AIR||1996||Pasay City|
|PAL Express||PAL||2P||PHILIPPINE||1996||Pasay City|
|Philippine Airlines||PAL||PR||PHILIPPINE||1941||Pasay City|
|Philippines AirAsia||APG||PQ||COOL RED||2010||Angeles City|
|Tigerair Philippines||SRQ||DG||SEAIR||1995||Angeles City|
|Aero Majestic Airways|
|Air Link International Airways|
|Air Republiq Airlines||2011|
|INAEC / Iloilo-Negros Air Express||1933|
|Pacific Pearl Airways||PPM||PACIFIC PEARL||2006|
|South Phoenix Airlines||2010|
|Pacific Ocean Air (Air)||BOI||ABAIR|
|Asia Overnight Express||AOT||OE||ASIA OVERNIGHT|
|Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines||PEC||Q8||PAC-EAST CARGO|
Although, the Philippines lists many registered airline companies mostly chartered, there are mainly four competing commercial airline groups with scheduled flights serving the domestic market. The top leading contenders are Cebu Pacific-Tigerair Philippines alliance and Philippine Airlines-PAL Express group. With the recent acquisition by Cebu Pacific of Tigerair Philippines, the airline has effectively controlled more than half of the domestic market in the Philippines followed by Philippine Airlines group.
They are followed by the struggling AirAsia Zest group which is the merger of AirAsia Philippines and the former Zest Airways. In 2013, SkyJet Airlines, a new airline company launched its domestic commercial flights to leisure island destinations such as Batanes, Palawan, Baler, Balesin and Boracay. SkyJet is the first Boutique Airline Company in the Philippines focusing on the niche market in island leisure destinations. Meanwhile, Operations of Spirit of Manila Airlines which was launched few years back has been halted temporarily by the Philippine aviation authorities.
Order by market share in the domestic market:
- Cebu Pacific(50.36%) 
- PAL Express (21.39%)
- Philippine Airlines (12.69%)
- AirAsia Zest (9.78%)
- Tigerair Philippines (4.77%)
Other locally registered airlines operate either domestic charter services or cargo services only.
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