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New Cagayan de Oro airport lacks navigational aids—CAAP


Pilots making a landing on the new Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental after it opens in April will have to rely on the skills they learned over years as the new facility still has no air navigation systems and support facilities to guide them, officials of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines told reporters here Tuesday.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

CAAP passes ICAO audit—Abaya


After more than five years, local airlines may soon be allowed once again to fly to Europe and expand operations in the United States after the government successfully passed a safety audit by the world’s aviation regulatory body.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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 »

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 »

Aquino utters new tourism slogan for first time

tourism fun logo

For the first time President Benigno Aquino enunciated on Tuesday the new slogan meant to attract foreign tourists to the country.

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

Damaged Manila airport equipment delays flights


Several domestic and international flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have been delayed due to defective equipment used by air traffic controllers, according to an official of the Manila International Airport Authority.

Posted: January 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Hong Kong-bound plane forced to return to NAIA

Philippine Airlines

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine Airlines flight bound for Hong Kong had to turn and make an emergency landing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Friday morning  because of a problem with its landing gear. According to the Manila International Airport Authority media affairs division, PR 300 was in the air when its pilot contacted [...]

Posted: October 14th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Union urges Tourism Congress to look into safety issues at PAL


The ground crew union of Philippine Airlines (PAL) urged the Tourism Congress on Saturday to look into passenger safety issues at the national flag carrier after it laid off 2,600 workers from its call center reservation, catering and ground handling service departments.

Posted: October 8th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Migrant group urges boycott of PAL


An international migrants’ rights group urged overseas Filipino workers on Saturday to boycott Philippine Airlines and support its ground crew union in its ongoing dispute with the airline’s management.

Posted: October 1st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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