AirAsia Philippine expansion may slow on costlier fuel: Inquirer

MANILA (June 13): Jet fuel accounts for about half of Philippines AirAsia’s costs and company to seek approval to impose fuel surcharge once government approves petition of other airlines, Philippine Daily Inquirer reports, citing CEO Dexter Comendador.

* Company to cut unprofitable routes and should operating environment become more difficult, it could limit hiring of pilot and ground crew: report

* NOTE: Philippine air carriers poised to raise prices on peso, fuel