Posts by Bing Jabadan

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aaa  In response to the government request for airlines to cut the number of flights to and from Manila as part of the transition phase leading to an enhanced air navigational system, Philippine Airlines (PAL) said it was cancelling 130 flights this month. PAL advised its customers that the following flights had been cancelled: DOMESTIC FLIGHTS CANCELLED November 15, 2018 PR 2131/2132     Manila- Bacolod - Manila PR 2145/2146     Manila - Iloilo - Manila PR 2880              Cebu - Manila November ...

November 7, 2018
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aaaMANILA--In line with the runway closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport  from 12:00am to 6:00am on November 12-17, and 19-22, 2018, Cebu Pacific Airlines will be adjusting its flights' schedule.

The closure of the runway is necessary to allow for vital maintenance work spearheaded by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines and the Manila International Airport Authority.

The following flights will be cancelled on the above ment...

November 7, 2018
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aaa  The total amount of unrefunded terminal fees from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has reached P500 million, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal said. Monreal said the unclaimed terminal fees were deposited with the general fund of NAIA and can be claimed anytime by OFWs by presenting their used overseas employment certificate (OECs) from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, passport, and used airline tickets. “OFWs are exempted...

November 5, 2018
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aaa  The operator of Xiamen Air plane that skidded on the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday night will be fined at least P15 million, the head of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said. MIAA general manager Ed Monreal said the fine will cover the cost of the Boeing 737 removal after the accident led to the closure of the runway. "The amount we spent in the recovery of the plane and damages will be charged to the Xiamen operator," Monreal said. "The P15 million is just an ‘initial’ amo...

August 22, 2018
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aaaMANILA---Following hundreds of cancelled flights,  local airlines on Sunday made further adjustments in its operations at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) announced that certain flights will not be operating due to heavy ramp congestion.

"The mid-day re-opening of Manila’s main runway 06/24 (on Saturday) and its subsequent impact of flight departures and arrivals have made it necessary for Philippine Airlines to ...

August 19, 2018
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aaaThe Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) apologized earlier this evening after it failed to reopen a Ninoy Aquino International Aiport (NAIA) runway whose closure has led to the cancellation of more than 60 flights.

The MIAA said they now expected to remove the Xiamen Airlines plane that skidded off the runway by 5 a.m. tomorrow instead of by 7 p.m. today.

More flights, including Cebu Pacific's 5J-110/111 (Manila-Hong Kong-Manila) flights for Saturday, had been cancelled.

"It is with de...

August 17, 2018
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aaaAt least 48 flights, including 16 plying the Hong Kong-Manila route, were cancelled today at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after a passenger plane overshot the runway, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said. The MIAA said the flights were cancelled because they had to close NAIA international runway 06/24 after Xiamen Airlines flight MF8667 skidded of the runway before midnight on Thursday. MIAA said the cancelled flights as of 10:28 a.m. going to and from Hong Kong included:  Hog Kong Airlines flight HX 7...

August 17, 2018
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aaa  Manila---Airport policemen arrested a 25-year-old janitor after he stole the bag of a Chinese tourist at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. Operatives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA] terminal 1 arrested a 25-year-old janitor after he carted away a stolen bag of a passenger containing cell phone, eyeglass and other personal belongings. Airport police Insp. Erick Mejia said they arrested suspect Rocky Catapang, an employee of PhilCare Janitor services, for CCTV footage showed that he took th...

August 2, 2018
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aaaManila---A taxi driver was arrested in Rizal yesterday (July 19) after he sped away with the backpack of a newly-arrived overseas Filipino worker from Oman who refused to agree to the exorbitant fare he was demanding. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal said taxi driver Rodel Ormillo was arrested after the black backpack of OFW Catalina Prado, a laser technician in Oman, was recovered from him. "It makes me happy that we were able to help Ms. Prado. We assure the public that we are working very hard to...

July 20, 2018
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aaaThe Bureau of Immigration (BI) yesterday (July 19) inaugurated the newly-installed electronic gate system (e-Gate) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to shorten the long queues at immigration counters and expedite the processing of travellers. BI officials said the P328-million project---dubbed the Fast Travel program---introduced by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) will simplify and efficiently improve the immigration clearing process at the airport. "It also aims to provide the agency with efficiency and ...

July 20, 2018
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