Media Coverage – PH News Today- Philjets optimistic with aerospace industry

Media Coverage – PH News Today- Philjets optimistic with aerospace industry

MANILA, Philippines, March 27th 2015 By Kris M. Crismundo, PHILIPPINES NEWS TODAY see more at : http://www.philippinestoday.net/archives/19608 PHILJETS OPTIMISTIC WITH AEROSPACE INDUSTRY MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — Local aerospace industry player, Philjets Group, is optimistic with the aerospace industry in the country as it eyes to double its sales this 2015, by investing in a new hangar and putting up a school or training center in the country in the coming years. Philjets managing director Thierry Tea told reporters Friday that the company is now expanding its capacity and will soon be investing for its third hangar. The company is looking to putting up its third facility in Cebu or Davao.Currently, the firm has two hangars in Manila International Airport (MIA) in Pasay City since it started its operation in January 2013 Further, Philjets marketing manager Boris Chevreau also said that they expect to double revenue by end2015 to Php50 million to Php60 million from Php25 million to Php30 million at end2014. The latter value was the same revenue level during its first year of operation. “We don’t expect a big revenue during our first year [of operation] since we focus on developing the company, our services, and safety of our aircrafts,” Chevreau said. He said this year will be the kick off of the robust business with the new charter flight service offered by the company. Recently, Philjets launched its tour packages including Manila, Banaue Rice Terraces, Punta Fuego, Mount Pinatubo, Taal Volcano, and Corregidor Island. “Aside from tour packages, Chevreau said there is also an increasing demand for business to business charter services. Philjets’ aircrafts are rented for carrying cargos as well as transporting persons and VIPs”. Among the...
Media Coverage – The Inquirer – PhilJets offers aerial tours of PH tourist spots

Media Coverage – The Inquirer – PhilJets offers aerial tours of PH tourist spots

MANILA, Philippines, April 1st 2015 By Matikas Santos, THE INQUIRER PhilJet offers aerial tours of PH tourist spots There is a new way to explore the natural beauty of the Philippines–through a majestic helicopter ride. Aviation services company PhilJets announced Friday March 27, 2015 that it is offering helicopter tour packages of famous tourist destinations in the Philippines such as Mount Pinatubo, Corregidor, Taal Volcano,Banaue Rice Terraces and Punta Fuego, Batangas. “We want to promote the Philippines and promote aviation because we are aviation enthusiasts and we believe the Philippines has a lot of wonders to offer,” Thierry Tea, Managing Director of PhilJets said in an interview. “We created tours to Corregidor, Banaue Rice Terraces, Mount Pinatubo (because) our objective is to show to the outside world that when you come to the Philippines, you can have an incredible experience,” he said. Some tour packages are already complete such as the Corregidor Land Tour which includes the helicopter trip to and from the island and a three-hour land tour with guide and jeepney ride. Up to six people can be included in each tour through PhilJets’ Airbus EC130 T2 helicopters that have just been imported into the country from France. Members of the media were given a free aerial tour around the ManilaBay area. The convenience, luxury, and spectacular aerial vistas of a helicopter tour, however, do not come cheap. The most affordable tour, a 30-minute fly around the Manila and Makati cities, costs around P57,000. A helicopter trip to Banaue Rice Terraces costs P300,000 for six people, inclusive of two hours parking and the landing fee. Asked if the Philippine market was ready for such expensive aerial tour...
Media Coverage- Manila Times – PhilJets CEO hopes to leave legacy in PH

Media Coverage- Manila Times – PhilJets CEO hopes to leave legacy in PH

MANILA, Philippines, April 14th 2015 By Euden Valdez, THE MANILA TIMES see it here : http://www.manilatimes.net/french-cambodian-hopes-to-leave-highflying-legacy-in-ph/175575/ French Cambodian hopes to leave highflying legacy in PH Thierry Tea has lived in France, Singapore, Shanghai, US and the Philippines. But of all the places this perennial expatriate has called home, he has chosen to leave a legacy in the skies of this Asian nation. Only 33years old, Tea is the main man behind PhilJets Aero Charter Inc., aviation solutions and services company that offers private transport for a high end clientele via helicopters and jets. As its cofounder and managing director, Tea has set not only profit driven goals for his company, but also objectives that will help the Philippines and its people in valuable ways. In March, Tea has hosted an experiential helicopter ride for The Manila Times to show just how convenient and fun PhilJets’ chartered flights can be. He further talked about the beginnings of PhilJets, as well as his life as an expat in the Philippines. From Airbus to PhilJets, Tea began this interview with The Manila Times by recalling how he landed on Philippine soil. “Before I was with PhilJets, I started out as a sales manager for Airbus Helicopters Philippines, formerly Eurocopter Philippines,” he said of his very first assignment in the country from the company’s mother company Airbus, which in turn is based in Blagnac, France. “I was still very young at that time—just 21,” he noted. After gaining enough experience in the aviation industry, the young hotshot was quickly appointed as Airbus president and chief executive officer for the Philippines. He also became the head of the Airbus Group in charge of selling planes here. At the end of a loyal and decadelong service for the French aircraft manufacturer, Tea realized he...
Media Coverage – Philippine Tatler – A different kind of Tours

Media Coverage – Philippine Tatler – A different kind of Tours

MANILA, Philippines, April 8th 2015 By Philippinetatler.com A Different Kind of Tour Get ready for an aerial journey that will let you experience the Philippines like never before. Summer is a time for sightseeing, and nothing beats a thorough tour of Philippine cultural, historical, and natural treasures. But what if you can do all this while suspended in midair? Helicopter tours add another layer to the sightseeing experience that even though you’ve been to the spot before, you’ll be seeing it in a whole new light. Hovering above these scenic sites, along with your family or friends, you’ll have the chance to experience the country in a different way Explore the Philippines’ rich and gorgeous landscapes with PhilJets, a FilipinoFrench/Cambodian venture which is the first to develop tourism and scenic flights around the country using helicopters. The company offers helicopter tours and packages that include aerial expeditions through the bustling districts of Manila, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Banaue Rice Terraces, the mystifying Mount Pinatubo, the lively surroundings of Taal Volcano, and the fascinating ruins of Corregidor. Depending on the distance from the city to the destination, these tours last for 30 minutes to three hours, with the flying rates ranging from 57,000 to 300,000 pesos. Visit PhilJets.com for more information. Philippine...
Media Coverage – Business Mirror – P60-million sales target this year

Media Coverage – Business Mirror – P60-million sales target this year

MANILA, Philippines, March 27th 2015 BUSINESS MIRROR, by Catherine Pillas read it also here : http://www.businessmirror.com.ph/philjets-eyes-p60-million-sales-target-this-year/ PhilJets eyes P60-million sales target this year FRENCH-FILIPINO aviation solutions provider PhilJets Group is aiming to double its overall sales this year, expecting the tourism sector to bolster its chartering operations. “The targets are much higher this year, the target is set at between P50 million and P60 million,” said Boris Chevreau, marketing manager of PhilJets Group, to members of the media on Friday. Chevreau said that since the company’s beginning in 2013, overall sales across its business units have been at P25 million and P30 million. This is in line with the company’s objective to strengthen its chartering business unit, PhilJets Aero Charter Corp., by focusing on tourism and leisure products. Currently, the company’s offered tours include Pinatubo, Manila, Corregidor, Taal, Punta Fuego as destinations, with various tour inclusions for land transport. “The Philippines has much to offer in sceneries but these are hard to reach, so our objective is bring access to these places,” said Thierry Tea, managing director for PhilJets Group, commenting on its push for tourism services. PhilJets’s operations consist of charter services, engineering and fleet management, aircraft sales and consultation, spare-parts sales, and representation of foreign firms. Demand for its chartering services, which are divided into tourism and leisure services, VIP transport, and aerial work, comes from the sectors of mining, energy, materials industry, hotels and construction. Chevreau said for the sales and distribution of its helicopters, they aim to sell five units this year, mostly to oil and gas companies, while for the chartering business, they expect to clock in between 200 and 500 flying hours through their services. Last year the company...