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8 PH international airports to get security cameras—CAAP


The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said Wednesday it has allocated P100 million for the installation of closed-circuit television cameras in the immigration areas of eight alternative international airports in the country.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Naia to undergo upgrading in 2013 as number of air travellers increase


Amid the increasing number of passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the state operator of the facility is gearing for a number of the projects to improve services at the country’s premier gateway.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Cancer patient dies of heart attack on a Manila-bound PAL

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A Filipino cancer patient who was returning home from a cancer treatment session in the United States died on a Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight en route to Manila.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Tourism executive brags: Travelers out of Naia in 25 minutes flat

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cartoon, january 3, 2013

It has been branded over and over as one of the world’s worst airports. But Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) has a little known advantage that even top-rated airports in the West don’t offer. And a local tourism official hopes to spread the word around—and abroad.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Iloilo airport launches int’l flights


Business groups, officials and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) welcomed the opening of international flights from and to the Iloilo International Airport on Friday as a boost to travel, tourism and trade in Western Visayas.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

13 flights diverted as airport guiding system breaks down

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NAIA terminal 3. FILE PHOTO

Thirteen flights were diverted Tuesday from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Clark International Airport in Pampanga after a navigation system which aids pilots in finding the airport, broke down.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino sees upgrade of PH civil aviation industry


President Benigno Aquino is confident that with the accession of Transport Secretary Joseph Abaya, the country’s aviation industry will be able to fully comply with international air safety standards and expand airline operations in the United States.

Posted: October 4th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

CAAP: Air safety upgrade may take time

NO ‘WANG WANG’ CULTURE. In Philippine airport terminals, no special treatment is given. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippines’ aviation industry may have to wait a little longer before the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) restores the country’s Category 1 status, a rating that would certify that it had fully complied with international air safety standards.

Posted: August 6th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Francis Chua denies being unruly on plane


Businessman and honorary consul to Peru Francis Chua on Tuesday denied allegations by an international airline that he was offloaded from the plane on Monday due to his unruly behavior.

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Special envoy’ offloaded

An “unruly” Filipino passenger, identified by airport insiders as one of the country’s special envoys, was offloaded Monday from a Hong Kong-bound Cathay Pacific flight.

Posted: April 24th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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