To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

DSA 2022: Philippines bolsters transport aircraft fleet

25th March 2022 - 23:54 GMT | by Gordon Arthur


The Philippine Air Force has three C295W medium transport aircraft on order, with a generic example pictured here. (Photo: Airbus Defence and Space)

New aircraft such as C295Ws and C-130J-30s will fortify the hardworking transport fleet of the Philippine Air Force.

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has on order a trio of C295W medium-lift transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space. The first aircraft began its delivery flight from Spain last week.

This particular C295W, with tail number ‘204’, was spotted landing at Luqa Airport in Malta during its ferry flight on 22 March. It continued on to the Philippines via the Middle East.

This aircraft was supposed to have been delivered to the PAF last December, but tighter controls on air travel because of COVID-19 may have caused the delay. This C295W was first spotted at the Spanish factory in

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

Read full bio

Share to