Philippine Airlines announced the launch of a low-fare subsidiary, PAL Express, that will operate turboprops on regional routes and to smaller island airports incapable of handling larger aircraft. Airline will be based in Cebu and fly six Q400s and three Q300s initially. PAL announced the acquisition of the aircraft last week (ATWOnline, April 11), with deliveries scheduled in the next 4-6 months. "PAL Express will meet the growing demand. . .for a high-quality carrier offering low fares," ...

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