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7 Clark airport workers fired for pocketing ‘discounted’ travel tax


For collecting and pocketing a “discounted travel tax”of P1,200 from overseas-bound passengers at the Clark International Airport (CRK) here, seven people, including three from the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza), had been dismissed from their jobs, an official said on Tuesday.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Unruly travelers may be cuffed–Mison

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

As if having to remove one’s shoes and suffer a pat down were not enough, troublesome international travelers may yet find themselves in handcuffs should they become unruly in the Philippines.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

What Went Before: When PH held Category 2 aviation status


For six consecutive years the Philippines held a Category 2 aviation status after the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) downgraded the country’s rating due to safety concerns.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Chinese passengers mob Cebu Pacific pilots

INQUIRER.net file photo

Irate Chinese tourists of a chartered plane mobbed and harassed two Filipino pilots at the arrival area of the Kalibo International Airport (KIA) early on Saturday after their flight was canceled due to bad weather.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH military joins search for missing Malaysian jet

Journalists wait at the entrance of reception center and holding area for family and friend of passengers aboard a missing plane, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday. AP

The Philippine military will continue with its search for a missing Malaysian Airlines plane until Malaysian authorities officially declare that it has been found off Vietnam’s coast, Defense spokesperson Peter Galvez said Saturday.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »