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Seamless expressway travel eyed with toll collection interoperability

Seamless expressway travel eyed with toll collection interoperability

Jun. 30 | Manila-Cavite Expressway toll gate | Photo courtesy of ppp.com.ph The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) is fast tracking implementation of the toll collection interoperability project for seamless travel between Luzon’s expressways amid the coronavirus pandemic...

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Domestic lines ordered to cut agri, food shipping rates by 40%

Jun. 27 | Manila North Harbor The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has directed all domestic shipping lines to extend a shipping rate discount of at least 40% on all agricultural and food products. At the same time, they were ordered to allocate no less than...

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Shippers get 8 days’ free time for cargoes unloaded by foreign liners

Jun. 26 | Image by Alexander Kliem from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has ordered international shipping lines to implement a minimum free time period of eight days for cargoes unloaded from date of discharge at any port in the Philippines. DOTr...

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Shippers’ Protection Office created to handle complaints on shipping line charges

Jun. 26 | Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has established the Shippers’ Protection Office (SPO) to protect domestic and international shippers “against unreasonable fees and charges imposed by domestic and...

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...

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...

Public transport under GCQ to come in 2 phases

Public transport under GCQ to come in 2 phases

May. 29 | The operation of public road transportation under general community quarantine (GCQ) will be implemented in two phases, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). For phase 1, or from June 1 to 21, bus augmentation, taxis, transport network...

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...

International flights for Clark, Cebu, Davao airports eyed with easing of quarantine measures

International flights for Clark, Cebu, Davao airports eyed with easing of quarantine measures

May. 29 | Screengrab of Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade during an online public address on May 28 The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will expand the operation of international flights to Clark, Cebu, and Davao once the country transitions to the less restricted...

COVID brings MIAA revenue loss of P1B as of end-April

COVID brings MIAA revenue loss of P1B as of end-April

May. 10 | Image courtesy of renjith krishnan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has recorded more than P1 billion loss in revenues as of end-April as almost all flights out of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have been...