Posts by Bing Jabadan

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aaaA man was arrested inside the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Sunday after he allegedly used shabu (known as "ice" in Hong Kong) inside one of the airport toilets. The Philippine National Police-Aviation Security Group identified the suspect as Vincent Apion Pascual, 30, and a resident of 15th Street Corner 2nd Street, Villamor Airbase, Pasay City. According to investigator SP03 Dennis Ragma, the suspect was arrested at around 9:20 a.m. yesterday (June 10) near the toilet of the NAIA Terminal 3 arrival area. J...

June 11, 2018
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aaaThe Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) today clarified that the reported new airline assignments at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are not yet final. "The Department of Transportation wishes to advise the public that reports circulating online and via traditional media on supposed new airline assignments at the NAIA are not yet final," the DOTr said in a statement. MIAA general manager Eddie Monreal said they were coordinating with the airlines but no final decision h...

June 4, 2018
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aaaBureau of Customs (BoC) officers seized P11.87 million worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) that were intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Customs commissioner Isidro Lapena and customs-NAIA district collector Mimel Talusan on Tuesday (May 22) presented to media the two shipments that had a total of 2.3755 kilos of shabu. One was hidden inside a pillow and contained 344.5 grams. It arrived on April 23, 2018 and was consigned to Susano Trinidad of Cubao, Quezon City. The other shipment was hidden inside a med...

May 23, 2018
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aaaPhilippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa arrived in Manila last night after being declared "persona non grata" by the Kuwaiti government due to the much-publicized rescue of distressed Filipina domestic workers in the emirate. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano welcomed Villa upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 when he arrived before midnight on board Philippine Airlines flight PR 699 from Kuwait. "I will always have fond memories of Kuwait and its hospitable people. I sincerely hope...

May 3, 2018
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aaa  THE Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has started coordinating with airlines for their transfer from their present terminal to other terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal said the transfers started in the first week of March and was intended to decongest the terminals. MIAA Media Affairs head Jess Martinez said that only five airlines with international flights will remain in NAIA Terminal 1 by the third quarter of the year. These are Thai Airways, Saudia Airlines...

April 23, 2018
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aaa    A Filipina from London complained that her check-in luggage was pilfered when she arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Saturday. Complainant Leticia Maple, who married to a British national, arrived at the NAIA from London via Hong Kong aboard Cebu Pacific flight 5J-113 one check-in luggage. She allegedly lost a laptop, perfumes, and chocolates after her bag was opened. A Facebook video that went viral online showed that Maple very angry and she lambasted airport and airline employees ...

April 16, 2018
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aaaTwo Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 security personnel were charged with qualified theft after stealing 1,700 Australian dollars (P68,100) from a Japanese tourist during Holy Week. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal said Office for Transportation Security (OTS) personnel Stephen Bartolo and Demmie James Timtim were charged based on the complaint of Yuya Sakata, 25, of Fukuoka, Japan. Monreal said Sakata arrived in Manila at around 12:45 pm on Holy Wednesday on board Cebu Pacific flight 5...

April 3, 2018
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aaa  AMID a global shortage of airline pilots, Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) is offering a "study now, pay later" pilot training program in Australia. CEB Corporate Communication director Charo Lagamon said the airline will be recruiting 16 candidates for its US$25 million pilot training program at Flight Training Adelaide (FTA). Applicants need not have any prior experience or training. "The Cebu Pacific Cadet Pilot Program will enable everyJuan to achieve the dream of becoming a pilot. This program will allow us to train homegrown Filip...

March 22, 2018
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aaaThe police arrested a taxi driver at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after he overcharged the assistant of President Rodrigo Duterte's fashion designer. The airport police arrested driver Bong Ramon Leoligao for overcharging Suzanne Nagac at the NAIA Terminal 2 on March 2. Investigators said Nagac is the executive assistant of Melody "Mimi" Parrel Pimentel, the fashion designer who designed the Mindanao silk barong that the President wore during his inauguration. According to investigator P02 Roderrick Mejia, Nagac took...

March 5, 2018
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aaaMembers of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested two suspected illegal recruiters and rescued 16 of their victims in Paranaque this morning. Lawyer Bernard dela Cruz, of the NBI-Ninoy Aquino International Airport, said four of the victims were intercepted at the Manila international airport as they were about to leave for the Middle East. The NBI identified the suspected illegal recruiters as Louie Zyburn Manzon Torre and Efren Esmenio. Dela Cruz said the female victims, who were recruited from Iloilo and Cagayan de Oro, ...

March 2, 2018
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