Taiwan and Philippines come up into amendment to any aviation that will considerably increase flights and open up for tourism between the two countries. Under the contract, the number of passenger seats between the two countries will raise from 4,800 a week to 20,000 per week this year. By 2016, an additional capacity will increase to 25,000 seats a week and 30,000 seats in 2017.
Taiwan and Philippines began discussing the plan of increasing passenger flights in March 2015. For the meantime, one of Taiwan’s airlines is considering increasing flights to the Philippines while another is considering starting service between Taiwan and the Southeast Asian country.
Taiwan’s two biggest airline, China Airlines and EVA Airways, currently offer regularly schedule flights between Taiwan and Manila, the same with Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Philippines.