Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines

Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines, Inc. was a cargo airline based in Pasay City, Philippines. The carrier served domestic services from the Philippines with two Boeing 727 freighter aircraft. The airline also had an agreement on selected routes flown by Air Philippines.[1] PEAC was also an affiliate airline of TNT Airways, with PEAC operating TNT leased BAe 146 aircraft.[2][3]

Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines
Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines Logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded9 October 1990
Ceased operations30 December 2010
HubsNinoy Aquino International Airport
Secondary hubsClark International Airport
Fleet size2
HeadquartersPasay City, Philippines


On October 9, 1990, Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines, Inc. (PEAC) was officially formed and on the 20th of December 1991 was granted a certificate of public convenience and necessity (CPCN) to operate scheduled international all-cargo services.[1]

On the September 1, 1999, the airline came to a cargo agreement with local airline, Air Philippines.[1] During 2002 the airline operated freighter flights to Hong Kong using A300F type aircraft leased from the Turkish Airline, MNG Airlines,[4] freighter flights to Taipei using a Boeing 727F and domestic freighter flights to Cebu and Clark utilizing another B727 freighter.[1]

In the period 2007 to 2011, PEAC was the fifth largest cargo carrier in the Philippines with a market share of 3.17%, transporting 23.3 million kilograms.[5]

But on March 19, 2010, its air operator's certificate was suspended, and eleven days later on March 30, the airline was added to the European list of banned air carriers until June 25, 2015.[6] By the end of 2010, the company ceased operations.[7]


Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines (PEAC) served domestic and regional destinations around the Philippines and surrounding region with a fleet of 727 freighter aircraft and a variety of leased aircraft. The airline also had an agreement with domestic carrier, Air Philippines, to codeshare selected cargo operations to airports that Air Philippines operates to.[1] During a tie-up with TNT, PEAC leased four Bae 146 aircraft from TNT Airways, at the end of the lease in 1999 the aircraft where returned to Europe.[8] The TNT-PEAC joint-venture also considered re-locating the airline's hub from Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport to nearby Olongapo's Subic Bay International Airport.[9]

In June 2006, PEAC resumed its three times weekly Angeles-Clark (Angeles City) – Taipei all-cargo services, utilizing a B727-200F freighter.[10] This was in addition to PEAC's five times weekly service between Cebu and Angeles-Clark utilizing a B727-100 freighter with aircraft registry RPC-5353, operating since 2002.[10]

Former destinationsEdit

Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines (PEAC) served the following Destinations (May, 2008). This also included cargo flights with their Air Philippines Agreement.[11] The Airline also offers its 727 aircraft for charter services.[12]


Republic of China (Taiwan)Edit

References: [10][13][14][15]

People's Republic of ChinaEdit


South KoreaEdit


References: [16]


PEAC Boeing 727-100F in 2006
Pacific East Asia Cargo fleet [17]
Aircraft In Service Origin Notes
Boeing 727F 727-100F: 0
727-200F: 0
  United States
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71F 0 (2 on leased from BAX Global)   United States
Boeing 747-200F 0 (1 operated for Veteran Avia)   United States
Boeing 747-400F 0 (2 leased from Atlas Air)   United States
Antonov An-12 0 (1 leased from ATRAN)   Soviet Union
Antonov An-26 0 (2 on leased from Aerogaviota)   Soviet Union
Antonov An-30 0 (1 on leased from Polet Airlines)   Soviet Union
Ilyushin Il-76T 0 (1 on leased from Abakan-Avia)   Soviet Union
Airbus A300-600F 0 (2 on leased from FedEx Express)   France
Saab 340B 0 (1 leased for IBC Airways)   Sweden
Shaanxi Y-8F-300 0 (13 on order)   China
Indonesian Aerospace CN-235-220 0 (6 on order)   Indonesia
Antonov An-32 0 (3 on order)   Ukraine
Antonov An-72AT 0 (27 on order)   Ukraine/  Philippines To be fitted with winglet upgraded by PADC
Ilyushin Il-96-400T 0 (6 on order)   Russia
Boeing 767-300F 0 (3 on order)   United States fitted with blended winglets
Airbus A330-200F 0 (3 on order)   France
Boeing 747-8F 0 (4 on order)   United States
Total 0 in service (10+ on order)

(not including Boeing 737 Cargo flights operated on behalf of Air Philippines)

References: [16][18][19][20]


Accidents and incidentsEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e PEAC History
  2. ^ TNT opens Asian cargo hub in Manila Archived 2007-11-19 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Kitty Hawk Inc, Form S-1, Filing Date Jul 17, 1996". Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Give PEAC a chance, says carrier
  5. ^ Liza Almonte (September 26, 2012). "Cebu Pacific tops 2007–11 air cargo throughput". PortCalls Asia - Asian Shipping and Maritime News. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  6. ^ Ranter, Harro. "Aviation Safety Network > ASN Aviation Safety Database > Operator index > Philippines > Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines - PEAC". Flight Safety Foundation. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines Airline Profile". CAPA Centre for Aviation. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  8. ^ Bae 146 - News Archive 1999 Archived 2008-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Taking over
  10. ^ a b c PEAC Resumes CRK ops
  11. ^ Domestic Schedule
  12. ^ PEAC Charter
  13. ^ Air Philippines/PEAC Air Agreement routes
  14. ^ PEAC Domestic Freighter Flights
  15. ^ PEAC Regional Freighter Flights
  16. ^ a b Explosive Progress by TNT
  17. ^ Flight International, 3–9 October 2006
  18. ^ Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines 727-223(F) - RP-C5355 - 2008
  19. ^ "PEAC Aircraft Gallery". Archived from the original on 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2008-05-09.
  20. ^ TNT considers Subic Bay tie-up with FedEx
  21. ^ Pacific East Asia Cargo Airlines Fleet History
  22. ^ BAe 146/Avro RJ Operators Archived 2008-05-24 at the Wayback Machine
  23. ^ Details and Fleet History
  24. ^ "Crash: ATMA AN12 at Mexico on Apr 21st 2010, fire on board". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 22 April 2010.
  25. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Antonov 12BP UP-AN216 Barangay Laput, Mexico, Pampanga". Flight Safety Foundation. Retrieved 5 January 2018.

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