Terminal fee collection for OFWs to push through on Feb. 1

       By Maia Lopez Despite strong protests from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the government will push through with the integration of the P550 terminal fee at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminals into airline tickets on February 1.   Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Jose Honrado said the integration of the International Passengers Service Charge was originally scheduled for Jan. 15 but was deferred to February 1 upon the request of some airlines which had operational concerns for the papal visit.   The IPSC integration was supposed to take effect on November 1 last year but a PasayCity regional trial court issued a 20-day restraining order after it was shown that MIAA did not hold any consultation on the controversial move.   OFW groups opposed to the integration said it would violate Republic Act 10022 or the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 which exempts

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