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Free LRT 2, MRT, PNR rides for students starting July 1

Jun 27, 2019 - 3:12 PM

(UPDATED) Students need only to show their school IDs to get free rides during specific hours on weekdays, except holidays

FREE RIDES. Students up to college level may now enjoy free rides at railways and free terminal fees at airports and seaports. MRT photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler, LRT photo by Sky Author/Wikepedia, PNR by Jose Del/Rappler, NAIA by Jay Directo/AFP

MIAA: OFWs can refund terminal fees

Nov 07, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The Manila International Airport Authority says the fees remain intact in a trust account, ready to be claimed as refunds

REFUND. MIAA says OFWs can refund terminal fees paid to airlines. AFP file photo

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Oct 31, 2018 - 10:03 PM

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NAIA terminal fee to increase in April 2019

Oct 31, 2018 - 1:40 PM

The terminal fee will go up from P550 to P750 for international flights, and from P200 to P300 for domestic flights

WAIT. Passengers wait at NAIA Terminal 1. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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

Bello wants unrefunded OFW terminal fees returned to OWWA

Mar 03, 2017 - 11:06 PM

The labor department says most OFWs don t get their refunds because of lack of time and awareness

 GIVE IT BACK. Labor Secretary Sylvestre Bello III wants unrefunded OFW travel tax and fees remitted to the OWWA.

OFW terminal fee payment scrapped by March 2017 – MIAA

Nov 29, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Airport chief Ed Monreal says airlines have agreed in principle on the plan which will spare overseas Filipinos from paying a fee that they are already exempted from

File photo by Joel Nito/AFP

CAAP relieves Kalibo airport manager over terminal fee scam

Jun 09, 2016 - 3:02 PM

CAAP issues the order over a month after it unearthed a scam at the popular airport involving some employees who issued used terminal fee tickets to passengers so they can pocket the payment

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

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

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.

MIAA: OFWs' P550 refund claimable years after a flight

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:10 PM

Meanwhile where will interest accrued from the deposited and yet to be refunded fees go? MIAA General Manager Jose Angel Honrado fails to answer the question

DFA: Suspend terminal fee integration pending review

Mar 17, 2015 - 4:12 PM

The foreign affairs department joins advocacy groups the Senate select House members and the labor department in challenging the MIAA policy that violates OFWs rights

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

VP Binay to MIAA: Stop terminal fee integration

Feb 17, 2015 - 6:27 PM

The fact of their payment is a violation of the law exempting migrant Filipino workers from terminal fees and more importantly contributes to their financial burden

Lawmakers urge suspension of terminal fee integration

Feb 12, 2015 - 7:21 PM

The terminal fee integration is not urgent and that there would be no loss of profit on the part of the government if it is suspended a Senate resolution reads

NAIA. Only passengers departing from the Philippines through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will be affected by the integration of terminal fees into airfares. File photo by EPA

MIAA: Why merging terminal fees in tickets is needed, easy

Feb 11, 2015 - 9:16 PM

The fast facts that the airport authority wanted to present to senators at a hearing but weren t heard

MIAA manager rejects suspension of terminal fee integration

Feb 09, 2015 - 7:42 PM

Senators call for the suspension of terminal fee charges in airfares pending a better system for OFWs

Airlines refused tech proposal to end terminal fee row

Feb 07, 2015 - 11:01 AM

Labor Secretary Baldoz says Some airlines have reservations in interfacing their system with an external system

Nancy Binay: Terminal fees in airfares 'disservice' to OFWs

Feb 05, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Senator Nancy Binay also reiterates her call for a Senate probe in aid of legislation into the outsourced collection by local airlines of terminal fees

DAP HEARING? Senator Nancy Binay calls on her colleagues to resume hearings into the Disbursement Acceleration Program. File photo from Office of Senator Binay

Terminal fee integration for passengers' sake – Abaya

Feb 03, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The Philippines lags behind in enforcing the integration of airport terminal fees into airfares Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya explains

NAIA INSPECTION. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya (left) and President Benigno S. Aquino III (right) inspects the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City on April 16, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

'Terminal fees in airfares won't ease NAIA congestion'

Jan 27, 2015 - 8:39 PM

A House report says that long queues in NAIA are at the airline check in baggage check and immigration counters not at the travel tax and terminal fee counters

NAIA. Only passengers departing from the Philippines through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will be affected by the integration of terminal fees into airfares. File photo by EPA

Court asked to call out MIAA on airport terminal fees

Jan 22, 2015 - 8:56 PM

OFW groups ask why the airport authority is pushing through with the integration of terminal fees and airfare costs on February 1 when the court said it was unenforceable

Court: Merging of terminal fee and airfare 'unenforceable'

Nov 19, 2014 - 8:36 PM

It s a loss due to technicality: A Pasay City court resolves that the disputed MIAA memorandum circular lacks the publication required for its implementation

OFW groups protest airlines' 'earnings' from terminal fees

Nov 18, 2014 - 7:00 AM

The airport authority says the airlines P19 25 share for every terminal fee it will collect on behalf of government will be considered a service fee Paying tellers at NAIA costs government more

Court stops implementation of terminal fee integration

Oct 31, 2014 - 1:41 PM

A Pasay City court directs Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and Manila International Airport Authority chief Angel Honrado to observe the TRO on the new scheme for 20 days

Inclusion of terminal fees in plane tickets moved to Nov 1

Sep 29, 2014 - 7:39 PM

Airlines and travel agencies will now have more time to include the terminal fee in their systems and sort out issues over those exempted from paying it

#AskTheTaxWhiz: What's a travel tax?

Sep 24, 2014 - 2:12 PM

Know what a travel tax is and when and how to pay for it

Terminal fees part of airline ticket cost starting Oct 1

Sep 22, 2014 - 9:38 PM

The one year transition integration program starts this October and will be fully implemented by October 2015

Airlines to include NAIA terminal fees in prices

Jun 11, 2014 - 12:30 PM

The DOTC says the move is meant to reduce queuing time and congestion at the airport

RUNWAY OPTIMIZATION. The government plans to pursue its project to increase airside capacity in NAIA. File Photo by Jay Directo/Agence France-Presse

Clark airport terminal fee cut to P450

Oct 05, 2012 - 2:44 PM

The reduction takes effect October 5

Terminal fees included in airline tickets starting August 1

May 08, 2012 - 1:22 PM

Citing the need to make flying convenient for domestic flight passengers transportation chief Mar Roxas said airlines will already integrate domestic terminal fees in their plane fares

NAIA terminal fee back to P750 soon

Feb 20, 2012 - 4:06 PM

Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas said terminal fee paid by international airline passengers will revert back to P750 from P550

Boracay bound? Higher airport fee awaits

Dec 25, 2011 - 12:29 PM

The airport operator a unit of San Miguel needs to recoup its 300 million investment

BORACAY. A new airport in Caticlan greets tourists on the way to Boracay beach.