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Foreign airlines in PH see 7% dip in 2019 freight volume

Foreign airlines in PH see 7% dip in 2019 freight volume

Feb. 27 | International cargo and mail volume handled by foreign air carriers operating in the Philippines dropped 7.1% in 2019 to 370.603 million kilograms (kg) from 398.804 million kg in 2018 as both inbound and outbound traffic declined. Latest data from the...

Domestic forwarders report 25% less cargo in 2019

Domestic forwarders report 25% less cargo in 2019

Feb. 26 | Cargo volume handled by domestic freight forwarders dropped 24.6% in 2019 to 66.35 million kilograms from 88.027 million kg in 2018, preliminary data published by the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) showed. Direct shipments, which accounted for 54.8% of...

PH transport, supply chain industries reel from coronavirus impact

PH transport, supply chain industries reel from coronavirus impact

Feb. 24 | Lower House Committee on Transportation hearing on the effects of COVID-19 on the Philippine transportation industry The global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is adversely affecting the Philippine transportation industry, leading to cancellations...

PH air carriers lift 2.5% more domestic cargo in 2019

PH air carriers lift 2.5% more domestic cargo in 2019

Feb. 24 | Domestic cargo handled by Philippine carriers grew 2.5% in 2019 to 331.482 million kilograms (kg), up from 323.384 million kg carried in 2018, data from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) showed. Cebu Pacific remained the highest contributor to the total,...

Passenger fuel surcharge rates unchanged in PH

Passenger fuel surcharge rates unchanged in PH

Feb. 17 | Passenger fuel surcharge rates in the Philippines will remain the same from March to April 2020 from the previous two months due to the steady price of jet fuel, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). In an advisory dated February 14, CAB executive...

Taiwan now part of PH temporary travel ban

Taiwan now part of PH temporary travel ban

Feb. 11 | The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has extended to Taiwan the temporary travel ban on travellers from China and its special administrative regions (SAR) in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order. The temporary travel prohibition intends to prevent...

PCG gets P15B budget for 2020; CAB, MARINA budgets slashed

PCG gets P15B budget for 2020; CAB, MARINA budgets slashed

Feb. 5 | Sister transport agencies Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) and Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) have been given lower budgets for 2020 compared to 2019, while the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) gets a higher allocation from last year’s. According to...

CAB stops entry of non-Filipinos from China, territories

CAB stops entry of non-Filipinos from China, territories

Feb. 4 | Manila International Airport Authority general manager Ed Monreal, Civil Aeronautics Board executive director Atty. Carmelo Arcilla, Bureau of Immigration-Port Operations Division chief Grifton Medina, and Airline Operators Council chairman Allan Nepomuceno...

Amid coronavirus scare, PH carriers revise flight schedules into Chinese territories

Amid coronavirus scare, PH carriers revise flight schedules into Chinese territories

Jan. 31 | Local carriers Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have adjusted their flights into China, Hong Kong, and Macau in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), cases of which were first detected in Wuhan, China. Cebu Pacific,...

DOTr tightens safety protocols at all transport hubs

DOTr tightens safety protocols at all transport hubs

Jan. 31 | Safety measures have been tightened in the Philippines’ transportation hubs with the recording of the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Transport Secretary...