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Passengers want more control, less waiting—IATA survey

Passengers want more control, less waiting—IATA survey

Oct. 19 | Air passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience by giving them more control and reducing their wait times, according to the results of a global survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The IATA’s...

Cebu Pacific introduces Clark-Guangzhou direct air service

Cebu Pacific introduces Clark-Guangzhou direct air service

Oct. 17 | Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Cebu Pacific will launch next month direct flights between Clark International Airport (CRK), Pampanga and Guangzhou, China, becoming the first Philippine carrier to link the two destinations. With the air service set...

Air passenger fuel surcharge stays the same for Nov-Dec

Air passenger fuel surcharge stays the same for Nov-Dec

Oct. 17 | Image by Stela Di from Pixabay The passenger fuel surcharge airlines operating in the Philippines may collect from November to December 2019 will not change as the average price of jet fuel remained almost at the same levels during the evaluation period,...

Air passenger volume grows but remains below trend, says IATA

Air passenger volume grows but remains below trend, says IATA

Oct. 16 | Global passenger demand showed a slight pickup in August 2019 year-on-year, but growth remains below the long-term trend, according to the latest data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Air passenger traffic volume climbed...

BOC authorizes 30% hike in rates of CBWs in NAIA

BOC authorizes 30% hike in rates of CBWs in NAIA

Oct. 15 | New service, storage and other charges of customs bonded warehouses operating in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport complex under Customs Administrative Order 14-2019. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has approved a 30% increase in rates for service, storage,...

Cavite seeks JV partner for $10B Sangley airport

Cavite seeks JV partner for $10B Sangley airport

Oct. 14 | The provincial government of Cavite (PGC) is looking for firms to submit joint venture (JV) proposals for the Sangley Point International Airport Project estimated to cost US$10 billion. The 1,500-hectare international airport development will be implemented...

New report highlights economic benefits of aviation

New report highlights economic benefits of aviation

Oct. 14 | A new report on the socioeconomic benefits of aviation underscores the need to mainstream air transport development objectives in states’ national economic development planning to support the industry’s sustainable growth. The second edition Aviation...

Davao-Manado air service revived, twice weekly flights on

Davao-Manado air service revived, twice weekly flights on

Oct. 8 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Investment and tourism activities between Mindanao and North Sulawesi, Indonesia are seen to get a further boost with the revival of the air service connecting Davao and Manado, according to the Mindanao...

PAL to unveil digitalization plan to return to black

PAL to unveil digitalization plan to return to black

Oct. 8 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Philippine Airlines (PAL) is embarking on a digital transformation as a strategy to reduce costs and return to profit. PAL said the next few months will be crucial as the new PAL management introduces major changes to...

ICAO, gov’ts agree to consider aviation emissions-reduction goal

ICAO, gov’ts agree to consider aviation emissions-reduction goal

Oct. 7 | Environment topped the agenda at a recent International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly, where, for the first time, member states agreed to consider a long-term goal to reduce aviation emissions. This move by governments at the 40th Assembly...