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.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
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.
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.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
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.
By Nikko Dizon
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.