Posts by Bing Jabadan

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aaaTHE Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) deployed private security guards armed with rifles and shotguns at the four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to augment the Philippine National Police - Aviation Security Group (PNP-AVSEGROUP) , whose many newly-recruited personnel  remain “gunless.” MIAA General Manager Ed Moreal said Lanting and Advance Security providers should be made highly-visible as a deterrence  against  crimes in the four NAIA terminals. “The airport is not under any threat, but ...

June 19, 2017
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aaaMANILA: Two handguns concealed inside electric water heaters that were about to be shipped to Hong Kong and Vietnam were intercepted on Tuesday by Bureau of Customs (BoC) personnel  at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The guns, Armscor Philippines .45 Caliber and 9mm, were seized at the Thomas Nationwide Transportation Warehouse in Pasay City that were,  according to Customs,  were bound for Vietnam and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Maj. Jaybee Cometa, head of X-ray Inspection Project, and Customs District III Collect...

May 17, 2017
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aaaMANILA:  Twenty boxes of whitening beauty products known as glutathione  from Malaysia were intercepted by the Bureau Of Customs Central Mail Exchange Center (CMEC) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on  Monday Morning. NAIA District Customs Collector Edgar Macabeo said the shipment arrived and was consigned to a certain Cynthia San Diego and Nora Poblete of Mountain View Village, Marikina City. Macabeo said the BOC confiscated the shipments after the consignees failed to obtain an import permit from the Bureau of Food and Drugs...

May 9, 2017
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aaaTHOUSANDS of departing passengers deluged  the  four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Friday, apparently heeding advisories of airlines to arrive four to five hours before their departure time owing to lack of Immigration personnel manning the counters. The passengers formed long lines at the Bureau of Immigration booths much earlier than their scheduled departure time to avoid being left behind by the aircraft. Most of the passengers who came early are those coming from the nearby provinces, some of them we...

April 7, 2017
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aaaAT least 20 employees of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) will be terminated from work for using illegal drugs. MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal refused to divulge the names of the employees, but  said the 20 personnel were regular customers of Jesus Dotollo, an alleged drug pusher working as janitor assigned at the administration building of the MIAA. Dotollo was arrested by the Airport Police Department Special Task Force group when he was about to deliver the three plastic sachets containing shabu to the MIAA employees...

April 6, 2017
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aaaA baggage loader was arrested Thursday night after making a bomb joke at the aerobridge frisking/inspection area at bay 16 Ramp area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. The suspect was identified as Sandy Gumatin, 22, MIASCOR employee and assigned as a station baggage loader for  the Guam-bound United Airlines flight  (UA 184), which was scheduled to depart at 10:45 p.m., Mar. 23. The incident took place at 10:35 p.m. when Gumatin was called to load the intercepted luggage at the departure area. Gumatin was s...

March 24, 2017
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aaaA Filipino-American passenger bound for Hong Kong was barred from boarding his flight for illegal possession of a firearm at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport  Terminal 3 on Friday morning. Aviation Security Group - Philippine National Police identified the suspect as Wilfredo C. Abelardo, 60, an American citizen, businessman, holder of US Passport No. 510573810 and a resident of No. 8 Forbestown road, Fort Bonifacio, Global City Taguig. Abelardo was prevented from boarding Cathay Pacific Air flight CX 900 after a loaded cal. 9mm co...

March 10, 2017
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aaaA Chinese tourist cheated death after jumping off from the third level of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 shortly after he was offloaded from his flight to Shanghai. The fall did not kill Dong Chongying, 24, Chinese national, after he landed on the roof deck of the taxi parked at the queuing slots of Terminal 3’s arrival area. The Chinese tourist was reportedly prevented from boarding his Cebu Pacific Air flight 5J-678 on Saturday, March 4, 2017, for unknown reasons. Dong reportedly came out of the terminal d...

March 6, 2017
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aaaA husband and wife bound for the United States were initially barred from boarding  their flight when a bullet of caliber .22 was found in their luggage after passing through the security x-ray machine at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport [NAIA] Terminal 2. The passengers identified as Cesar Caranto and Marlyn Caranto, both natives of San Carlos, Pangasinan,  argued with the NAIA security and Office for Transportation Security [OTS] personnel when they were stopped from boarding the aircraft at 9 p.m. on Monday, February 20. The Ca...

February 21, 2017
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aaaMANILA  - Members of the Samahang Manggagawa ng Paliparan Sa Pilipinas (SMPP) on Wednesday held a peaceful rally in Mendiola, Manila, slamming  the impending privatization of five airports in the country , which they claimed  would also lead  to the privatization of the country’s premier airport. SMPP president Fering Lopez said the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) might soon be joining the Bacolod-Silay Airport, Iloilo International Airport, Davao International Airport, New Bohol (Panglao) Airport and the Laguindingan Airport...

February 9, 2017
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