Airlines told to scale down Manila international flights

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 21:28:46 +0000

THE Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has directed airlines operating at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to limit the number of passengers arriving in Manila to a maximum of 1,500 per day. The CAB advisory stated that the scaling down of Manila international flights will start on March 18 (at 8 a.m. Philippine time) until […]

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More firms eye taking on NAIA rehab project

Credit to Author: Lisbet K. Esmael| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 16:21:09 +0000

More companies are expressing interest to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after aviation authorities dumped the offer of the Megawide Construction Corp.-GMR Infrastructure Ltd. consortium to do so, earning stinging criticism. During a Senate hearing on Thursday, Ed Monreal, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager, said his agency received offers from Philippine […]

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NAIA building on lockdown due to Covid-19

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:08:12 +0000

THE offices of the Task Force Against Trafficking (TFAT) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) were placed on a 14-day lockdown after four of its personnel tested positive for the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). The building, a few hundred meters away from the NAIA Terminal 1, where the TFAT personnel hold office, was subjected […]

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LSIs with confirmed plane tickets allowed to stay at NAIA

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:06:28 +0000

LOCALLY-stranded individuals (LSIs) with confirmed tickets for their flights back to their home provinces can stay inside terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said during his visit to the airport on Wednesday that this was due to the limited space and that once passengers were inside the terminal, […]

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Schedules of charter flights for OFWs too restrictive, says consultant

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 08:10:12 +0000

LIMITING the number of passengers who can pass through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to 400 passengers a day and the number of days chartered flights will be allowed to land in Manila are roadblocks set by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), a recruitment consultant and migration expert said on Sunday. […]

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CAAP implements flight schedule restrictions

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 06:04:38 +0000

CIVIL Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Saturday imposed restrictions on inbound charter and commercial international flights for a month and would be allowed only on assigned days for slotting purposes at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). CAAP said starting on May 11, “inbound international chartered flights will only be allowed to land […]

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SKorean fugitive nabbed at NAIA

Credit to Author: William B. Depasupil| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 03:41:41 +0000

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) intercepted a South Korean fugitive attempting to leave the country at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). In his report to Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente, BI Port Operations Division Chief Grifton Medina identified the criminal as 30-year-old Lee Myungseok, who has been wanted by the authorities in his country for taking hostage and robbing a […]

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Govt assures OFWs of continued aid amid temporary closure of airports

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 03:27:16 +0000

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) assured overseas Filipinos of continued assistance amid the move of the National Task Force Against Covid-19 to close all international airports in the country from May 3 to May 10. The weeklong closure was meant to decongest quarantine facilities and to further contain the  spread of the coronavirus disease […]

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Crashed plane’s blackbox recovered

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:34:30 +0000

AVIATION authorities recovered the blackbox of a plane that crashed on Sunday night at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) where eight people on board died. READ: 8 perish in NAIA plane crash The blackbox, which is required in any commercial flight or corporate jet and are usually kept in the tail of an aircraft, will […]

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UPDATE: 8 perish in NAIA plane crash

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:55:46 +0000

A private plane chartered by the Department of Health (DoH) on medical evacuation mission caught fire and exploded while taking off at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, aviation authorities said on Sunday evening. Not one of the eight persons on board- a flight med, a nurse, a doctor, 3 flight crew (2 pilots, 1 crew), […]

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