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...
Press Release : PhilJets unveils new products in the aviation industry

Press Release : PhilJets unveils new products in the aviation industry

PhilJets Group (Aviation & Aerospace Industry) MANILA, Philippines – March 27th, 2015   PhilJets Feel Different Campaign: PhilJets unveils new products in the aviation industry The Tours PhilJets is the first company in the country to develop tourism and scenic flights around Luzon and the Philippines using helicopters. Following its wish to demonstrate the Philippines is blessed with gorgeous landscapes, and amazing sightseeing to discover, PhilJets was from the very start dedicated to promote the country itself, and strived to show the rest of the world the natural wonders of the archipelago, by making tourists experience it from above and contribute to develop the Tourism industry. As each individual at PhilJets often like to say, “with PhilJets, the Sky is Yours.” Taal Volcano, Mount Pinatubo, Corregidor, the Rice Terraces of Banaue and the Cordillera region, part of UNESCO world heritage site, are some of the destinations the company proposes to foreign and local tourists alike. Those tours put the emphasis on the experience, as it is “how we want people to remember the country: give them something unforgettable; give them a feeling of uniqueness and pure beauty… In other words, make people Feel Different.”, says its Sales & Customer Service Manager, Cheng Fulgencio. PhilJets’ team members love the Philippines as much as they love its people. The team is built from a blend of foreign and Filipino talents, focused on customer satisfaction and high international standard. Those new products are an opportunity to celebrate the country itself, since a large number of the services of the company would not be possible without such a fantastic setting, and such fantastic...
Mount Pinatubo and Corregidor Helicopter Tour

Mount Pinatubo and Corregidor Helicopter Tour

Discover our Mount Pinatubo Tour from the sky and enjoy its crater lake like you’ve never seen before with PhilJets!!!     Who needs painful Mountain hiking and Rock climbing to reach the famous Mt Pinatubo and its crater lake when you can just ride a helicopter and get sightseeing and a panorama no one ever experienced before?   1. Mount Pinatubo helicopter flight: A great birthday gift   We were over the Pinatubo last Saturday with Jos, our friend from Belgium, who decided to get himself a treat and celebrate his birthday in the air with PhilJets for a life-long memorable experience. And let me tell you that he and his 11 other friends (yes, eleven!) were just astounded by the experience! It is true that the view over Manila Bay and the Pinatubo mountain chain can be breath-taking if you’ve never been there: the lava flows and lahars created by the 1991’s eruption of Mt Pinatubo, the green-blue crater lake and all the other landscapes along the air-route are always spectacular for first-timers…   2. Breath-taking views to blow your mind away!   What can you see there apart from the gorgeous Mt Pinatubo? A lot of things in fact… On the way, you will have get a view of Manila shipyards, already considered as some of the best in Asia, and surely now a fundamental element of Pinoy Pride. You’ll see Mount Arya too, and the beautiful Bulacan province from the sky, less known but nonetheless amazing sceneries to see from our helicopters. Then, once you turned a few times over the crater of Mt Pinatubo,...