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DOTr-CAAP jointly hold Strategic Planning Workshop

DOTr and CAAP workshop
CAAP Top Management, Area Managers, and Department and Division Chiefs, led by Director General Captain Manuel Antonio Tamayo (front row, fifth from the right) and DOTr Undersecretary for Aviation and Airports Roberto Cecilio Lim (front row, fourth from the right)

With the aim of discussing and reviewing its strategic plans to ensure that it aligns with the national development goals of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and DOTr held a strategic planning workshop in Alfonso, Cavite.

The event provided a platform for participants to identify possible issue areas in alignment, and to discuss strategies to increase air connectivity between different regions in the country, said CAAP spokesman Eric Apolonio.

He said the workshop helped the participants to have a better understanding of how to implement the strategic plan and work collaboratively to achieve the objectives set forth by CAAP and DOTr.

During the workshop, participants identified key focus areas, including enhancing safety and security measures, improving airport infrastructure, and enhancing air traffic management.

“As an attached agency of the DOTr, CAAP is committed to following through with the strategic plans formulated last December 2022, and this workshop represents a significant step towards achieving our goals. By collaborating with each other, we can address the strategic issues we previously identified and create plans that will be implemented in the short to medium term,” Director General Tamayo said in his opening remarks.

The workshop is a collaborative effort between CAAP and DOTr, which brought together key officials from both agencies including DOTr Undersecretary for Aviation and Airports Atty. Roberto C.O. Lim, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Development Mr. Leonel C. de Velez, Director General Captain Manuel Antonio L. Tamayo, Deputy Director General for Operations Captain Edgardo G. Diaz, Deputy Director General for Administration Atty. Danjun G. Lucas, Chief Financial Officer Ms. Marianne C. Raymundo, Head Executive Assistant Ms. Maria Antonia Llamzon, CAAP Area Center Managers, Central Office Service, Department, and Division Chiefs.

The CAAP and DOTr are committed to continuing their partnership to improve the aviation industry in the Philippines and provide the public with safe and reliable air transportation, Apolonio said.

Itchie G. Cabayan
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