DOT hopes Davao airport bid is awarded as scheduled

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT hopes Davao airport bid is awarded as scheduled 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — With efforts to fast-track the bidding process for the Bangoy International Airport (BIA) in Davao City in place, a Department of Tourism (DOT) official has said he is hopeful the airport project will be awarded as scheduled early next year.

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President Aquino exchanges pleasantries with representatives of International Civil Aviation Organization Council

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino exchanges pleasantries with representatives of International Civil Aviation Organization Council 

President Benigno S. Aquino III exchanges pleasantries with representatives of International Civil Aviation Organization Council represented by its President  Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, and  Regional Director for Asuia Pacific Mr. Arun Mishra during the Courtesy Call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on Tuesday (September 29, 2015). Also in photo are DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and  CAAP director general William Hotchkiss III. (Photo by  Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III exchanges pleasantries with representatives of International Civil Aviation Organization Council represented by its President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, and Regional Director for Asuia Pacific Mr. Arun Mishra during the Courtesy Call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on Tuesday (September 29, 2015). Also in photo are DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and CAAP director general William Hotchkiss III. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III exchanges pleasantries with representatives of the International Civil Aviation Organization Council represented by its President, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, and Regional Director for Asia- Pacific Arun Mishra during a courtesy call at the Music Room of MalacaÒang on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Also in photo are Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya (partly hidden) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Director General William Hotchkiss III. (Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)
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VN airport rated among the worst

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on VN airport rated among the worst 

HCM CITY, Oct. 22 — Officials from the HCM City's Tan Son Nhat International Airport, rated among the world's worst by a travel website, discussed measures to improve services with international airlines and service providers at a meeting on Tuesday.

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PAL ready to deal with influx of passengers on All Saints’ & Souls’ days

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on PAL ready to deal with influx of passengers on All Saints’ & Souls’ days 

MANILA, Oct 22 — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PALL) on Thursday said that it is prepared to accommodate an influx of passengers traveling in observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.

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Flight disruptions to be kept minimal amid APEC preps — MIAA

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Flight disruptions to be kept minimal amid APEC preps — MIAA 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 21 (PNA) — Delays in commercial flight operations will be kept to a minimum amid preparations for the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit on November, airport authorities assured on Monday.

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Task group created to address drug smuggling at airports

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Task group created to address drug smuggling at airports 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 15 (PNA) — To efficiently synchronize anti-illegal drug efforts at airports, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)for the creation of an Airport Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group (Airport-IADITG).

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Legazpi Int’l Airport runway closure prompts two flight cancellations

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Legazpi Int’l Airport runway closure prompts two flight cancellations 

MANILA, May 11 — A temporary runway closure at Legazpi International Airport prompted the cancellation of two flights to and from Albay on Monday.

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DOTC: Regular night flights kick off at Laguindingan Airport

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOTC: Regular night flights kick off at Laguindingan Airport 

MANILA, March 30 — The Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental began regular night flight operations to Northern Mindanao on Sunday night, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) announced on Monday.

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Coast Guard verifies reported small aircraft crash in Southern Palawan

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Coast Guard verifies reported small aircraft crash in Southern Palawan 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, March 12 (PNA) -– Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel here are verifying reports that a small aircraft crashed Wednesday shortly after 3 p.m. off the shores of southern Palawan between Bataraza and Brooke’s Point towns.

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CAAP to impose another restriction on Tacloban airport runway use

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on CAAP to impose another restriction on Tacloban airport runway use 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 23 – The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will impose another restriction of Tacloban Airport runway use to continue paving works disrupted by holiday rush and the Papal visit.

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