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Kalibo airport rehabilitation to begin on July 2

Jul 01, 2018 - 10:35 AM

Rehabilitation of the Kalibo International Airport in Aklan will include terminal refurbishment, landscaping, and rewiring of the electrical and air-conditioning systems, among others

Photo from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Mactan-Cebu airport's new terminal to begin operations on July 1

Jun 28, 2018 - 7:05 PM

Terminal 2 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport will be for international flights

Photo from the Department of Transportation

Auction for new Clark airport terminal starts

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority names 7 prospective bidders including two Chinese firms once banned by the World Bank as well as the concessionaire of the award winning Mactan Cebu International Airport

NEW TERMINAL. The creation of a new passenger airport terminal in Clark is seen to increase passenger capacity by 8 million per year, from the existing 4.2 million passengers per year. Artist perspective courtesy of BCDA

OFWs soon to be automatically exempted from airport terminal fee

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:05 PM

UPDATED The P550 terminal fee will be waived starting April 30 for face to face ticket purchases and by the end of July for online ticket purchases

11 Kalibo airport personnel sacked over terminal fee scam

May 18, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Their modus operandi involves issuing used terminal fee tickets to passengers

SCAM. Aviation authorities have uncovered terminal fee scam at the popular Kalibo International Airport. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Next Speaker? Pantaleon Alvarez and the ghost of NAIA 3

May 14, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The newly elected Davao del Norte representative is being eyed by PDP Laban Duterte s party as next House Speaker

Ople hits MIAA: Why hassle OFWs over terminal fee refund system?

Jan 13, 2016 - 4:44 PM

UPDATED There is a continuing injustice going on when OFWs are forced to line up to refund the P550 that they are not even supposed to pay under our law

CONTINUING INJUSTICE. Advocate for OFWs Toots Ople blasts the MIAA for the collection of terminal fees from OFWs, calling it a 'continuing injustice' for migrant workers.

San Miguel to propose runway, terminal in NAIA

Sep 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The conglomerate plans to propose as unsolicited the P50 billion project to the next administration San Miguel President and COO Ramon Ang says

PROPOSAL. SMC President and Chief Operating Officer Ramon S. Ang (4th from left_ says in an interview Monday, September 21, following the listing of its P33.5 billion ($720.55 million) preferred shares at the Philippine Stock Exchange, the company will propose to construct a runway and airport terminal to the next administration. Photo from the Philippine Stock Exchange

Gov't must pay Piatco over $500M, SC rules

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:39 PM

The High Court orders government to pay a total of 510 3 million to a builders consortium

Façade of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, the busiest airport in the country.

NAIA's collapsed floor is fixed – MIAA

Aug 26, 2015 - 8:02 PM

A foreign tourist who fell into a hole when a portion of NAIA Terminal 2 s floor collapsed sustains no injury and did not file any complaint MIAA says

COLLAPSED NAIA T2 FLOORING. MIAA says the wooden foundation gave way or the ground soil was not compact enough causing it to erode. Photo by Manila International Airport Authority

City buses extend routes to NAIA terminal 3

Jul 21, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Around 55 city buses will ply from Roxas Boulevard to Circulo del Mundo in Pasay City

MORE MANAGEABLE. With the extension of bus routes to Terminal 3, MIAA expects waiting line for taxis at NAIA to become more manageable

Airport cleaners protest termination

May 26, 2015 - 9:57 PM

Some of the 21 workers say their termination was sudden and based on overblown offenses The airport management says it has reason to fire them

AirAsia PH introduces e-boarding pass

May 14, 2015 - 5:16 PM

The service is initially available for domestic flights from Manila

Aquino says 'worst airport' now looking much better

Apr 01, 2015 - 6:37 PM

‘It’s like I have entered a completely different airport ’ President Benigno Aquino III tells reporters as he inspects the 34 year old NAIA 1 which is undergoing rehabilitation

President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the operations and security set-up at the Departure Area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 in Pasay City on Wednesday (April 01, 2015). The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Photo by Gil Nartea Supera/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Manila flight

Mar 30, 2015 - 8:35 PM

UPDATED The direct route will fly thrice a week to Manila and is eyed to serve businessmen tourists and transit passengers

Terminal fee integration: 'Thinking out loud'

Mar 16, 2015 - 7:27 PM

The OFW sector is not against the integration of the terminal fee it is only against the abject failure to honor the exemptions granted by law to our OFWs

Delta Air moving to NAIA 3 August

Mar 25, 2014 - 4:42 PM

Delta Airlines will only be the second foreign carrier to operate out of NAIA 3

No CCTV at NAIA-3: The past catches up again

Dec 21, 2013 - 12:26 PM

It s just the tip of the ice berg Takenaka Corporation knows the building and can finish the work faster than a newcomer but negotiators have played hardball

NAIA-1 renovation to start December

Oct 21, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Construction for the upgrade and improvement of the world s worst airport will start on December 1

BEAUTIFICATION. Efforts to improve the country's main gateway will be complete in 2014. File photo by EPA

Closed counters greet Zest Air passengers

Aug 17, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Closed counters greet Zest Air passengers in Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 4

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

Korean, Malaysian firms eye Mactan-Cebu airport project

Feb 04, 2013 - 8:40 AM

Samsung C T and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad join the growing number of interested bidders in the controversial Mactan Cebu airport terminal project

UP FOR BIDDING. The government is auctioning off the contract to expand and upgrade the country's second busiest airport. Photo taken from DOTC website

Clark airport terminal fee cut to P450

Oct 05, 2012 - 2:44 PM

The reduction takes effect October 5

Clark mulls scrapping plans for P12-B budget terminal

Jul 09, 2012 - 9:42 AM

Airport officials at Clark in Pampanga which hosts the fast growing low cost airline operations are reconsidering plans to put up a P12 billion facility for budget carriers and construct a facility that could accommodate legacy airlines instead

NAIA-1 rehab, facelift complete by mid-2013

Feb 06, 2012 - 6:38 PM

Five companies are joining the bid to complete the P1 16 billion worth structural and beautification works on the world s worst airport

What's the real score in the NAIA-1 project?

Dec 04, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Renowned Filipino designers Kenneth Cobunpue Royal Pineda and Budji Layug were snubbed when their design for a new Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 was reportedly shelved