SkyJet

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SKYJET AIRLINES (Magnum Air)
Skyjet logo.png
IATA
M8
ICAO
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Callsign
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Founded 2005
Commenced operations December 14, 2012
Fleet size 4
Destinations 5
Parent company Magnum Air, Inc.[1]
Key people

Gov. Telesforo Castillejos (Chairman Emeritus)

Hon. Dino Reyes-Chua (President)[1]

Dr. Joel Aneceto Mendoza (CEO)[1]
Website [1]

Magnum Air (SKYJET), Inc., operating as SKYJET AIRLINES, The Philippines' first boutique leisure airline is a full service airline that launched[2][3] the Manila-Basco route for its initial operation. The airline started regular its commercial flights last December 14, 2012. SkyJet Airlines is flying from Manila Domestic Airport and is the only Jet service to Coron (Palawan), Batanes (Basco), Baler (Aurora) and Boracay (Caticlan) utilizing a fleet of 80-seater British Aerospace Jet (BAe-146), the same aircraft used by Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and the rest of British Royal Family. This type of aircraft specializes in small airport runways due to its S.T.O.L. safety features (Short Take-off/Landing) perfect for the Philippines' island airports which cannot accommodate larger aircrafts. It is also known as the whispering Jet due to its quiet 4-engines making it one of the most safest jet in the world. [4] SkyJet Airlines is committed to serve the under-served, discover the undiscovered island paradise of the Philippines. This boutique airline company is bringing back the frills in flying by serving in-flight free gourmet foods by Cafe France, Evian pure water, free mints and chocolates as well as free flowing champagne. Aside from Batanes, the airline also expects to launch the fastest flights to other dream destinations in the Philippines such as Vigan, Baguio , La Union, Naga and Surigao .[5][6][7] [8] SKYJET also provides VIP charter services for group tours, business travelers, VIP trips to the following destinations: Puerto Princesa, Boracay-Caticlan, Kalibo, Cebu, Davao, Catarman, Marinduque, Siargao, Surigao, Tablas, Tagbilaran, Tuguegarao or any domestic and international desintations. Magnum Air (Skyjet), Inc. has the license for Domestic and International Flights. It recently launched its first international flight (Taipei to Boracay) route.[9] SkyJet cancelled charter flights between Kalibo and Taipei just a week after they started. It also plans to launch its regular charter flights to Korea-Boracay , Manila- Macau and China-Boracay route soon. SkyJet Airlines, tagged as Manila's Boutique Airline is owned and managed by 2 young innovative entrepreneurs, Dr. Joel Mendoza and Hon. Dino Reyes Chua.

History[edit]

The airline started as a charter flights for group travelers and tourists who wants to visit Batanes. [10] In 2012,[11][12] Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) granted its Airline Operator's Certificate (AOC) to operate commercial scheduled Domestic and international routes. In December 14, 2012, it started its regular flights to Basco Airport, the capital town of Batanes. At that time, SkyJet was the only airline flying to this northern tip part of the Philippines. After few months, SkyJet also launched its inaugural flights to Coron, Palawan (manila-busuanga) , Virac, Catanduanes (Gateway to Caramoan Island) and Boracay (Caticlan). SkyJet also started charter flights for the VIP Guests of Balesin Island, a high-end exclusive membership island club owned by upscale developer Alpha Land Corporation. In December 2013, Dr. Joel Mendoza entered a strategic partnership with Former Cavite City Vice-Mayor and Current Provincial Board Member- Hon. Dino Reyes Chua (Chairman of Greenbelt Hotels International) together with a group of investors and launched its full blast commercial operation as Manila's First Boutique Airline, serving the under served island paradise and dream destinations of the Philippines. In 2014, Hon.Dino Reyes Chua was named as the new president of SKYJET AIRLINES.[1]

Destinations[edit]

SkyJet destinations:[13]

 Philippines FROM MANILA DOESTIC AIRPORT (Terminal4)

Fleet[edit]

SkyJet Airlines fleet
Aircraft Owned Seats New Orders Routes Leased Aircraft Seats
BAe 146-100
3
80 seater
1 AVRO RJ-85
Domestic 1 DORNIER 328 32 seater Total Fleet 4

OUR FLEET

RETIRED FLEET

1 BAe 146-200

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