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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

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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 »

100 ‘lucky’ OFWs on 1st Cebu Pacific flight from Dubai

100 ‘LUCKY’ JUANS  The return leg of Cebu Pacific’s inaugural flight to Dubai brought home 100 OFWs who won Cebu Pacific and GMA Pinoy TV’s 100 Lucky Juans promo. Upon their arrival in Manila on Tuesday, they were brought to Resorts World Manila for a reunion with their loved ones. Cebu Pacific president Lance Gokongwei (second from left) welcomes the promo winners.

The maiden flight of budget carrier Cebu Pacific Air to Dubai opened up business opportunities for both the airline and the country.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 flights from Hong Kong diverted to Clark airport


Two flights from Hong Kong were diverted to Clark International Airport due to bad weather, the Department of Transportation and Communication said Saturday.

Posted: September 28th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »