NAIA airport - updates

Rappler's latest stories on NAIA airport


U.S. lifts advisory on NAIA security concerns

Aug 09, 2019 - 11:48 AM

The United States Department of Homeland Security cites 'significant improvements' in the security operations of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

SECURITY. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport has made significant improvements to its security measures, says the US Department of Homeland Security. Photo from NAIA Wikipedia page

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Aug 30, 2018 - 1:16 PM

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Airport mishaps throw PH campaign in disarray

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:58 AM

Some Filipino athletes had to deal with lost luggage, delayed equipment and customs issues

DISASTER. The Philippine delegation still hopes to bounce back from the mishaps in the coming days. Photos from Asian Games PH media pool

Canceled flights at NAIA, August 20

Aug 19, 2018 - 8:30 PM

The cancellations are still due to the temporary runway closure from August 17 to 18, which was triggered by the Xiamen Air mishap

'Lack of coordination' of some airlines worsened NAIA delays

Aug 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Ed Monreal says some airlines mounted recovery flights without letting officials know

Canceled flights at NAIA, August 19

Aug 19, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Dozens more flights are canceled even after the reopening of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway

NAIA ranks 10th on 'world's most improved airports' list

Mar 22, 2018 - 12:15 PM

'Nando'n tayo sa pang-sampu pero ang importante ano'ng gagawin natin moving forward,' says Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Eddie Monreal

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, October 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017 - 10:50 AM

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ANTI-HAZING LAW. Senators watching the slides of the executive session with John Paul Solano. Photo by Angie de Silva

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Jul 07, 2017 - 10:03 AM

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Cesar Montano, Richard Poon share ordeal during NAIA runway closure

Jul 19, 2016 - 11:58 PM

Both celebrities express their disappointment about how passengers were treated during the incident

File photos by Paolo Abad and Manman Dejeto/Rappler

PH military hits Napeñas, Sereno on foundlings, Carlos Loyzaga | 6PM wRap

Jan 27, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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NCR Aviation Security Unit chief sacked amid NAIA 'laglag-bala' scam

Nov 09, 2015 - 10:59 PM

Aviation Security Group head Chief Superintendent Pablo Francis Balagtas confirms the relief of Senior Superintendent Ricardo Layug Jr but says the movement is part of a rotation

A view of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Passenger Terminal 3, February 7, 2013. Francis R Malasig/EPA

#AnimatED: Impunity in NAIA

Nov 09, 2015 - 9:00 AM

‘Tanim bala’ is symptomatic of a weak rule of law in the country where people are not protected from injustices

Alan Cayetano files complaint vs transpo officials over laglag-bala

Nov 03, 2015 - 1:28 PM

The senator says officials should be held accountable for not doing enough to crack down on the scam before it got media attention

COMPLAINT FILED. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano (R) and VACC founder Dante Jimenez (L) file their joint administrative complaint against airport and transportation officials at the office of the Ombudsman in Quezon City on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

JICA: PH needs over P430B for new Manila airport

Aug 05, 2014 - 8:53 AM

The new airport will have a capacity of 130M passengers and 4 runways that can handle 700 000 aircraft landings and takeoffs per year

MOVING OUT. Some foreign airlines are moving to the NAIA Terminal 3 from Terminal 1 as part of efforts to ease congestion in the main Manila airport. File photo by AFP/Jay Directo

Beware of fake cops prowling near NAIA

Apr 12, 2014 - 2:32 PM

UPDATED A reader shares a terrifying experience outside the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

NAIA radar repair affects almost 100 PAL, Cebu Pacific flights

Oct 22, 2013 - 3:29 PM

Thousands of passengers are affected by the 2 day maintenance repair of the radar system in NAIA the country s main gateway

MORE INCONVENIENCE. Travelers passing through the Philippines' main gateway will face more inconvenience during the maintenance period for the airport's radar facility. File photo by EPA

NAIA flights limited while radar on maintenance

Oct 21, 2013 - 1:46 PM

2nd UPDATE Flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport NAIA will be limited from October 21 to 26 when the Manila Radar will go through maintenance checks

MORE INCONVENIENCE. Travelers passing through the Philippines' main gateway will face more inconvenience during the maintenance period for the airport's radar facility. File photo by EPA

Cebu Pacific plane skids off NAIA runway

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:34 AM

An Airbus A320 aircraft of Cebu Pacific damaged 5 runway lights after it skidded to the right portion of the runway

GROUNDED. The government grounds the pilot and the aircraft involved in a runway incident. File photo from AFP

Gov’t releases P1.9-B for NAIA 3 rehab

Feb 12, 2013 - 3:19 PM

The completion of remaining construction works on NAIA 3 will pave the way for its full operation which is crucial in decongesting Terminal 1 of the Philippines’ main gateway

A journalist strolls the departure grounds of NAIA Terminal 3, which was mothballed for 6 years until 2008 due to structural and legal issues. AFP Photo

NAIA among world's busiest airports

Jan 06, 2013 - 11:06 PM

It served 829 348 total seats per week making it the 34th busiest airport

NAIA handles 31.6-M passengers in 2012, up 6.2%

Jan 02, 2013 - 8:29 PM

NAIA passengers in 2012 increased despite the decrease in the number of flights

Flights diverted to Clark after NAIA landing system fails

Oct 09, 2012 - 4:05 PM

At least 11 commercial flights scheduled to land at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport NAIA on Tuesday October 9 were diverted to Clark airport 80 kilometers away from the capital after an airport system in Manila bogged down

No landing slot at NAIA yet? Stay put, airlines told

Aug 06, 2012 - 6:16 PM

Manila bound domestic airlines are not allowed to take off from their airport of origin if they do not have an available slot yet to land at the congested runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Naia

Private planes, flying schools to leave NAIA by June - Aquino

May 06, 2012 - 7:31 PM

This would free up the congested NAIA runway of airlines carrying very few passengers

Gokongwei: No magic pill for NAIA congestion

May 03, 2012 - 3:45 PM

Cebu Pacific president Lance Gokongwei says the best solution to the problem is developing new airports outside Manila which will take time

PAL on govt request to cut NAIA flights: Yes, we'll cooperate

May 02, 2012 - 5:54 PM

Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas says tight scheduling of flights cause of runway traffic at NAIA

'Bomb joke' forces plane to abort take-off

Apr 12, 2012 - 3:00 PM

A barkada member reportedly made the threat by shouting inside the plane airport officials say

BAD JOKE. An AirPhil Express passenger reportedly joked about a bomb, forcing the plane to abort take-off.

Dead woman found inside bag at NAIA-2

Jan 11, 2012 - 3:46 PM

Police are investigating the death of a woman found inside a traveling bag left at the partking lot of NAIA 2

Manila airport a problem? MVP offers a solution

Dec 08, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Manuel V Pangilinan head of one of the Philippines largest diversified conglomerates proposed a solution to the deteriorating terminals at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport the country s main gateway