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CMA CGM enters air freight with 30% stake in airline

CMA CGM enters air freight with 30% stake in airline

Sep. 26 | CMA CGM has bared plans to acquire 30% of Groupe Dubreuil Aéro, signaling the container shipping company’s entry into the air transport sector. The French shipping company in a statement on September 23 announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding...

Sangley airport developers gets 90-day filing extension

Sangley airport developers gets 90-day filing extension

Sep. 24 | Infographic from Sangley Point International Airport’s Facebook page The Cavite provincial government granted the request of MacroAsia Corp. and China Communications Co. Ltd. (CCCC) for another deadline extension on submission of final requirements...

Air freight volume down 17% in Aug, 22% since March

Air freight volume down 17% in Aug, 22% since March

Sep. 24 | Worldwide air cargo volume carried by airlines dropped 17.2% and the number of shipments fell 29% in August year-over-year, according to the latest WorldACD market data. From March 2020 up to August, volume declined by 22% and the number of shipments...

Sangley airport JV confirms filing extension request

Sangley airport JV confirms filing extension request

Sep. 23 | Photo from SPIA’s Facebook page The joint venture (JV) of MacroAsia Corp. and China Communications Co. Ltd. (CCCC) is requesting to extend deadline for submission of final requirements for the multi-billion-peso Sangley Point International Airport...

BOC implements ASEAN self-certification scheme

BOC implements ASEAN self-certification scheme

Sep. 22 | Infographic from app.awsc.asean.org The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has laid out guidelines to execute the newly enforced self-certification scheme within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 24-2020, which...

PAL: 80% of passenger refund requests fulfilled

PAL: 80% of passenger refund requests fulfilled

Sep. 22 | Philippine Airlines (PAL) has so far refunded about 80% of the more than US$300 million (P15.9 billion) in refund requests from passengers whose flights were cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. PAL, in an advisory on September 19, said...

Keep ships moving, ports open, trade flowing: UN agencies to gov’ts

Keep ships moving, ports open, trade flowing: UN agencies to gov’ts

Sep. 21 | Eight United Nations (UN) organizations are calling on governments to facilitate trade and transport and restore supply chain connectivity amid the severe economic fallout from curtailing travel and closing borders. The UN bodies made the call as they...

Duterte extends state of calamity until Sept 2021

Duterte extends state of calamity until Sept 2021

Sep. 19 | President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the declaration of state of calamity over the Philippines for one year, or until September 12 next year, as the country continues to battle the coronavirus. Under Proclamation No. 1021 signed on September 16, the...

DHL Express prices to rise 4.9% on average from Jan 1

DHL Express prices to rise 4.9% on average from Jan 1

Sep. 19 | The prices of DHL Express will go up starting January 1, 2021, the global international express provider has announced. The average increase in the Philippines will be 4.9% compared to 2020. DHL Express Philippines country manager Nurhayati Abdullah in...

Physical distance reduction in public transport on hold

Physical distance reduction in public transport on hold

Sep. 18 | Passenger terminal at Capinpin Port in Bataan | Photo from DOTr Implementation of the reduced physical distancing requirement among riders of public transportation has been suspended pending approval by Malacañang, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque,...