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Air traffic plunges 53% in March 2020 – IATA

Apr 29, 2020 - 11:25 PM

'The industry is in free fall and we have not hit bottom,' warns the International Air Transport Association

Flight passengers are seen next to a board displaying cancelled flights and departures at the airport of Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on March 16, 2020, where air traffic slowed down due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Torsten Silz / AFP)

3 years on, what are the DOTr's top projects under Duterte?

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:08 PM

The agency's top accomplishments were either initiated before Duterte's term or have yet to be finished

TOP ACCOMPLISHMENTS. The Department of Transportation said its top accomplishments in the past three years include 3 aviation projects and the commencement of the MRT3 rehabilitation. Photo courtesy from L-R: DOTr, Cebu Pacific, DOTr, and Rappler

CAAP opens CATS Batch 14 applications for 2019

Feb 03, 2019 - 7:30 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines is recruiting for this year's Comprehensive Air Traffic Service Course

Photo from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Half of European flights face delays after computer failure – Eurocontrol

Apr 03, 2018 - 10:47 PM

Eurocontrol, which runs the EU's air traffic control system, says the breakdown would reduce capacity in the busy skies above Europe by 10 percent

EUROCONTROL. This photo taken on December 11, 2017 shows an ASL Airlines Europe Airpost airplane and Brussels Airlines airplane on the tarmac of Brussels Airport. Photo by Eric Lalmand/Belga/AFP

New world-class air traffic system ready by June – CAAP

Jan 06, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The new Communications Navigation Surveillance Air Traffic Management will enable airlines to meet departure and arrival schedules and provide a safer more efficient air traffic management flow in the country

Airlines to post record $40B profit in 2016 – IATA

Sep 22, 2016 - 11:55 PM

The International Air Transport Association also urges Southeast Asian countries to invest in airports and air traffic control systems as passenger numbers rise

A Cathay Pacific passenger plane takes off from the international airport in Hong Kong on August 17, 2016. Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific on August 17 said first-half profit dropped 82 percent from a year earlier, as a Chinese economic slowdown weighs in and the airline faces increasing competition from peers. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE

Gov't: Fewer flight delays due to stricter rules, 'common sense' approach

Sep 14, 2016 - 3:30 PM

It was reduced tremendously Minimum is about 5 to 6 delayed arrivals and very minimal in terms of departure says Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Eddie Monreal during a Senate budget hearing

FEW FLIGHT DELAYS. The Manila International Airport Authority reports a decline in the number of flight delays int he country due to stricter rules. File photo by AFP

Europe 'big 5' airlines launch new alliance

Jan 21, 2016 - 1:27 PM

The Airlines for Europe A4E alliance calls for an end to excessive fees paid by travellers

Tourists stranded as Bali airport remains closed due to volcanic ash

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Air traffic is regularly disrupted by volcanic eruptions in Indonesia which sits on a belt of seismic activity running around the basin of the Pacific Ocean

MENANTI PESAWAT. Dua calon penumpang pesawat menanti di Bandara Ngurah Rai, Bali, Rabu, 4 November. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

Aquino: 'I'm the most convenient excuse' for flight delays

Oct 23, 2015 - 9:36 PM

In a forum the President says efforts are continuing to solve the traffic and congestion issues in the country s major gateway

CAUSE OF DELAY. President Benigno S. Aquino III quips during an open forum in the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines (SEIPI) Foundation, Inc. 14th CEO’s Forum on Friday, October 23, 2015 that he is told that he's the "most convenient excuse" why flights at the country's main gateway get delayed. Photo by Rey Baniquet / Malacañang Photo Bureau

US flight chaos after Chicago air-traffic control arson

Sep 27, 2014 - 11:06 AM

Almost 2 000 flights were canceled including more than 1 500 from O Hare leaving thousands of frustrated passengers stranded and unsure when they d be able to travel

ARSON. Travelers wait on line to book and reschedule travel plans after flights were delayed or cancelled at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 26, 2014. A fire at a nearby Federal Aviation Administration control facility in Aurora, Illinois, USA, reportedly started by a contract employee who was found with self inflicted non-gunshot. Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

Cebu Pacific to expand hub in Visayas

Sep 25, 2014 - 1:44 PM

For the first half of 2014 the budget carrier flew 1 9 million passengers from Cebu making it a very important hub for the budget carrier

Air passenger volume up 9.5% in H1

Sep 24, 2014 - 2:36 PM

Air traffic in the country has been growing by double digit levels since 2005 except for 2013

PH airport workers leaving for greener pastures

Aug 03, 2013 - 4:36 PM

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport might soon lack specialists who can manage the increasing number of arriving local and foreign airlines

Cebu Pacific Jan-May passenger volume up 6%

Jul 09, 2013 - 6:34 PM

Gokongwei owned budget airline Cebu Pacific carried 6 278 million passengers in the first 5 months of 2013 nearly 6 higher than the 5 928 million it recorded in the same period of 2012

MORE PASSENGERS. Cebu Pacific grew its passenger volume by 6% in January-May 2013 from the previous year