CAAP sets sked of new aircraft restriction for Tacloban Airport

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on CAAP sets sked of new aircraft restriction for Tacloban Airport 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 6 – Jets will not be allowed again to use Tacloban Airport for at least 16 days this month as the government will proceed with the implementation of massive repair of the runway.

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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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Christians urged by Pope Francis in fourth Filipino tweet to ‘serve the needy’

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Christians urged by Pope Francis in fourth Filipino tweet to ‘serve the needy’ 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan 18 (PNA) — Go out to the needy, Pope Francis urged in his fourth tweet on his official Twitter account, @Pontifex on Sunday just moments before he lead his last mass in the country at the Quirino Grandstand.

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Pope Francis, wearing a raincoat, blesses the crowd after leading a mass near the Tacloban Airport

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pope Francis, wearing a raincoat, blesses the crowd after leading a mass near the Tacloban Airport 

150118153035Pope Francis, wearing a raincoat, blesses the crowd after leading a mass near the Tacloban Airport on Saturday (January 17, 2015), enroute to Palo, Leyte to visit survivors of super typhoon “Yolanda”. Leyte and nearby provinces are under typhoon signal number 2 when the Pope arrived. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan-Malacanang Photo Bureau/PNA)

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Airlines cancel flights due to blocked Tacloban Airport runway, inclement weather

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Airlines cancel flights due to blocked Tacloban Airport runway, inclement weather 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 18 (PNA) — Airlines have cancelled several flights on Sunday after a plane carrying cabinet officials last Saturday skidded off the airport runway, disrupting the airport’s operations.

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Pilgrims begin filling Tacloban City mass area

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pilgrims begin filling Tacloban City mass area 

150116194216Photo on Friday evening (January 16, 2015) shows pilgrims entering the area near the Tacloban Airport where Pope Francis will celebrate mass Saturday. People going to their respective quadrants in the fenced-in compound can not help but admire the elaborately-lit stage where His Holiness will celebrate the Holy Eucharist. (PNA photos by Lito Reganit)LAm

Security measures at Tacloban City mass area

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Security measures at Tacloban City mass area 

150116161805Workers and volunteers, some of them wearing raincoats due to a slight drizzle, undergo strict security precautions on Friday afternoon (January 16, 2015) prior to entering the mass area near Tacloban Airport as part of the final preparations for the arrival of Pope Francis on Saturday. (PNA photo by Lito Reganit)LAM/fom

His Holiness Pope Francis will officiate a concelebrated mass in this area near the Tacloban Airport on Saturday

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on His Holiness Pope Francis will officiate a concelebrated mass in this area near the Tacloban Airport on Saturday 

150116095851Photo taken Friday (January 16, 2015) shows the area where Pope Francis will officiate a Holy Mass near the Tacloban Airport on Saturday, January 17. The stage where a makeshift altar was erected in front of steel quadrants is where the various facilities at the back of the media platforms is also where the field hospitals, media centers and water stations, among others are located. (PNA photos by Avito Dalan)
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Prelate says Pope Francis is expected to pray over the mass grave of those who died during super typhoon 'Yolanda'

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Prelate says Pope Francis is expected to pray over the mass grave of those who died during super typhoon 'Yolanda' 

MANILA, Dec. 16 — Pope Francis is expected to pray over the mass grave of those who died during super typhoon “Yolanda” in Palo, Leyte in November last year.

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DOTC: Tacloban Airport improvements nearly done; full completion in January

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOTC: Tacloban Airport improvements nearly done; full completion in January 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov 7 (PNA) — Filipinos traveling to and from Tacloban City will have something to look forward to January next year when renovations at the city's main airport — —the Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) Airport — is completed.

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