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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...

2020 worst year for aviation with airline loses of $84.3B

2020 worst year for aviation with airline loses of $84.3B

Jun. 11 | Image by Ich bin dann mal raus hier. from Pixabay The year 2020 is seen as the worst financial year in history for aviation as airlines are expected to lose $84.3 billion for a net profit margin of -20.1%, according to the latest financial outlook by...

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...

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...

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...

PAL to soon resume limited flights

PAL to soon resume limited flights

May. 29 | Photo courtesy of Philippine Airlines. Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to start limited flights on select routes as the government eases community quarantine restrictions nationwide starting June 1. PAL, in a statement, said it “welcomes the opportunity...

DOTr lines up measures for aviation sector, eyes rental holiday

DOTr lines up measures for aviation sector, eyes rental holiday

Mar. 28 | Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is mapping out contingency measures to help the troubled Philippine aviation sector affected by global travel restrictions due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). DOTr said it...