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Transport agencies push automation under new normal

Transport agencies push automation under new normal

Jun. 6 | Transport agencies are shifting to the new normal through automation of transactions, including integration of payment platforms covering all Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) terminals to limit face-to-face cargo transactions. The move is in line with...

PAL losses balloon to P10.7B in Q1

PAL losses balloon to P10.7B in Q1

Jun. 5 | PAL aircraft photo courtesy of www.philippineairlines.com Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) total comprehensive loss jumped to P10.72 billion for the first quarter of 2020 from P60.81 million in the same period last year, as operations were severely affected...

Airfreight market takes sharpest dive ever in April

Airfreight market takes sharpest dive ever in April

Jun. 4 | Image by mehmetkali from Pixabay The global air freight markets in April 2020 posted a 27.7% decline in demand—its sharpest fall ever recorded—compared to the same period last year, according to data released by the International Air Transport Association...

GCQ to GCQ flights need LGU approval

GCQ to GCQ flights need LGU approval

Jun. 3 | Domestic flights are allowed in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) but require approval from the local government, according to Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade. In a press briefing on June 2, Tugade said Inter-agency Task Force for...

ICAO releases guide to restarting air transport system

ICAO releases guide to restarting air transport system

Jun. 3 | Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICA) Council has adopted a new report and guidelines aimed at restarting the international air transport system and aligning its global recovery. The coronavirus disease...

PAL starts limited domestic run from June 5

PAL starts limited domestic run from June 5

Jun. 2 | Philippine Airlines will start operating limited domestic flights from June 5 to 30, the airline said in an advisory on June 2. Limited international flights from June 1 to 30 have been scheduled. Cebu Pacific, on the other hand, will mount special repatriation...

CAB stops airlines from offering flights

CAB stops airlines from offering flights

May. 31 | Not yet. That’s what the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) told airlines that have announced resumption of flights as early as June 1. In a May 31 advisory, CAB executive director Carmelo Arcilla ordered airlines to cancel their planned flights and stop...

Limited Cebu Pacific domestic flights start on June 2

Limited Cebu Pacific domestic flights start on June 2

May. 30 | Cebu Pacific and Cebgo will resume a limited number of domestic passenger flights starting June 2. All international flights remain suspended from June 1 to 30, 2020, however. The airline in a May 30 advisory said leisure travel remains banned per government...

PAL to resume limited international, domestic flights from June

PAL to resume limited international, domestic flights from June

May. 30 | Philippine Airlines (PAL) will operate scheduled flights on selected international and domestic routes starting June 1 following the easing of community quarantines nationwide. Limited international services that will restart operations on June 1 to 30...

CIAC welcomes Aquino as new CEO

CIAC welcomes Aquino as new CEO

May. 29 | Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) welcomes the recent appointment of former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) director general Aaron Aquino as its new president and chief executive officer. CIAC outgoing officer-in-charge Joshua Bingcang,...