Budget airline poised to cut jobs

"Bunsod nga nitong challenges brought about by COVID-19, partikular sa mga airlines, it is now necessary for us para i-review, i-review at tignan nang maigi ang entire business ng Cebu Pacific, and resources niya and really transform the airline para i-meet 'yung future market conditions," she said .

Commercial flights

CAAP spokesman Eric Apolonio yesterday said the 18 airports in the country are Romblon Airport, Naga Airport, Manila Internatiional Airport, Clark International Airport, Languindingan Airport, Dipolog Airport, Pagadian Airport, Masbate Airport, Mactan-Cebu Internaional Airport, Cotobato Airport, Zamboanga Airport, Davao International Airport, General Santos Airport, Puerto Princesa International Airport, Tacloban Airport, Legaspi Airport, Catarman Airport and Ozamiz Airport.

25 airports get go signal to operate

CAAP spokesman Eric Apolonio yesterday confirmed that the 25 airports allowed to operate are Romblon Airport, Naga Airport, Manila International Airport, Clark International Airport, Cauayan Airport, Palanan Airport, Laguindingan Airport, Dipolog Airport, Pagadian Airport, Jolo Airport, Borongan Airport, Antique Airport, Masbate Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Cotobato Airport, Zamboanga Airport, Davao International Airport, General Santos Airport, Puerto Princesa International Airport, Tacloban Aireport, Legaspi Airport, Ormoc Airport Catbalogan Airport, San Jose Airport and Catarman Airport.

4 Pinoy cruise ship sailors die waiting for flights home

According to the office of Recruitment and Migration Consultant Manny Geslani, the latest reported fatality was Maria  Jocson, 23, a newly hired waitress. She died on June 10 on  the Harmony of Seas, A Royal Caribbean  Lines cruise ship which was anchored off Barbados, Bahamas while in the process of repatriating thousands of Filipinos to the country.

BOC cites army of 'silent heroes'

THE Bureau of Customs frontliners at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are considered "silent heroes" because of the high risk they face  24/7 working and handling PPEs and medical supplies shipments since the start of the pandemic with some 45 of their personnel already under home quarantine for COVID-19.

Stop spread of fake news -- BI

BI Commissioner Jaime Morente expressed his disappointment at the resurgence of the fake news that is being used by anti-government bodies for political propaganda. "This has already been addressed before, but apparently some people who wish to put malice in regular activities keep on reviving this issue, hence the need to send reminders to stop the spread of misinformation," said the BI Chief.

No domestic flights tomorrow

THE Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) yesterday released an advisory to airlines concerned dated May 30 informing them that the IATF has yet to approve the routes for domestic air services proposed by airlines for the resumption of domestic operations in the first week of June, 2020.

Over P3-M drugs shipped as chocolate items

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC), Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group (IADITG) seized more than 500 grams of suspected Methamphetamine Hydrochloride or better known as shabu in two separate parcels at the LBC warehouse inside the general aviation area, Domestic Rd. Pasay City before the lockdown.

BI asks for protective equipment for personnel

March 22, 2020
“Part of our SOP is to ensure that the health of our officers be checked for Covid-2019 if they encountered a COVID-positive patient,” he said.  “We have instituted procedures for that, and have a medical team on standby to conduct triage and ensure that those who need testing are able to undergo it,” he said.

PAL continues to operate

March 22, 2020
FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has continued to operate a number of international flights in response to urgent public need and the government's call for an air service lifeline to ferry out stranded foreign nationals.  

Travel rules for foreigners tightened

March 14, 2020
According to Morente, following the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte and as recommended by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID), the Bureau of Immigration will implement additional travel restrictions for arriving passengers from Iran and Italy by 12 midnight of March 16.