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30 PH airports allowed to operate commercial flights as of July 2

30 PH airports allowed to operate commercial flights as of July 2

Jul. 3 | A total of 30 airports in the country have been allowed by their local governments to handle commercial flights as of July 2, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). CAAP noted, however, that while some airports are allowed...

CAB staff tests positive for COVID; office on lockdown for 3 days

CAB staff tests positive for COVID; office on lockdown for 3 days

Jul. 2 | CAB office building in Pasay City | Photo from CAB The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) office building in Pasay City will be on lockdown for at least three working days starting July 2 after one personnel tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). CAB,...

CIAC pushes oversight function over Clark airport

CIAC pushes oversight function over Clark airport

Jul. 2 | The Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) renewed its call to exercise oversight functions over the privately-run Clark International Airport (CRK), according to newly appointed CIAC president and chief executive officer Aaron Aquino. Since August...

BOC puts in place export cargo clearance rules

BOC puts in place export cargo clearance rules

Jun. 30 | Image by StockSnap from Pixabay  The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued a new order providing guidelines on export cargo clearance formalities and issuance of certificate of origin (CO) and proof of origin. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 08-2020...

BOC-NAIA adopts online declaration filing

BOC-NAIA adopts online declaration filing

Jun. 28 | Image by LoveYouAll from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) encouraged stakeholders to file their goods declaration online through the Customer Care Portal System (CCPS) to avoid going to Customs premises...

CIAC eyes partnerships to further develop Clark airport complex

CIAC eyes partnerships to further develop Clark airport complex

Jun. 23 | The Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) is moving to further develop the underutilized 2,367-hectare civil aviation complex in Clark, Pampanga. “CIAC is now refocused to forge several strategic partnerships to further develop the remaining...

More PH airports allowed to accept commercial flights as of June 21

More PH airports allowed to accept commercial flights as of June 21

Jun. 22 | A total of 27 airports in the country have been allowed by their local governments to handle commercial flights as of June 21, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). CAAP noted, however, that while some airports are allowed...

No passenger fuel surcharge from July to Aug, orders CAB

No passenger fuel surcharge from July to Aug, orders CAB

Jun. 20 | Image by Stela Di from Pixabay Domestic and international flights from the Philippines will not levy a passenger fuel surcharge from July to August 2020 with the continuous slide in jet fuel prices. In an advisory dated June 15, Civil Aeronautics Board...

Aircraft groundhandler letting go of 1,000 employees in July

Aircraft groundhandler letting go of 1,000 employees in July

Jun. 19 | The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is wreaking more havoc on the aviation industry, this time causing the retrenchment of more than 1,000 employees of 1Aviation Groundhandling Services Corp in July. “This unprecedented and uncertain situation...

Cebu air cargo volume shrinks 40% in first five months

Cebu air cargo volume shrinks 40% in first five months

Jun. 19 | Mactan-Cebu International Airport Terminal 2 | Photo from GMR Megawide Travel restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) slashed by 40% cargo volume at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to 17.904 million kilograms (kg)...