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Green light for Bulacan airport

Green light for Bulacan airport

Sep. 19 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) gave San Miguel Corporation (SMC) the go-ahead to commence construction of the Bulacan International Airport after the two parties inked on September 18, 2019, a concession agreement for the financing, design, construction,...

P736B Bulacan airport project to start in December

P736B Bulacan airport project to start in December

Sep. 18 | Construction of the Bulacan International Airport (BIA) is expected to start by December this year following the signing of the concession agreement for the project. The Department of Transportation and the San Miguel Aerocity, Inc. of conglomerate San...

Duterte approves law creating Davao airport authority

Duterte approves law creating Davao airport authority

Sep. 10 | Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law creating the Davao International Airport Authority (DIAA), an agency tasked to manage and supervise the Francisco Bangoy International Airport as well as all other airports...

Direct flights between PH and Morocco expected soon

Direct flights between PH and Morocco expected soon

Sep. 10 | Image by Julian Hacker from Pixabay The Philippines and the Kingdom of Morocco are negotiating an air service agreement (ASA) that will soon allow direct flights between the two countries. The ASA will pave the way for the two countries’ respective...

Bohol airport now has evening flights

Bohol airport now has evening flights

Sep. 8 | Bohol-Panglao International Airport (BPIA) is now accommodating night flights after additional navigation systems recently became operational. Since September 1, 2019, BPIA has extended its operating schedule from 12 hours (6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) to 16...

Chelsea bags original proponent status for Davao port proposal

Chelsea bags original proponent status for Davao port proposal

Aug. 26 | Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corp. (CLIHC) has been granted the original proponent status (OPS) for its unsolicited proposal to modernize Davao Sasa Port. CLIHC said it has received the Certificate of Successful Negotiation dated August...

Gov’t orders acceleration of Antique airport development

Gov’t orders acceleration of Antique airport development

Aug. 13 | The development of Antique airport is being fast tracked with new target completion date eyed for June 2020. Photo from the Department of Transportation. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) have...

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

EO eyed to regulate fees of international shipping lines

Jul. 17 | Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez delivering the keynote address at the 2nd Logistics Services Philippines Conference and Exhibit on July 15. An executive order will take the place of a proposed joint administrative order (JAO) designed to regulate charges...

PH’s biggest passenger terminal launched at CDO port

PH’s biggest passenger terminal launched at CDO port

Jul. 17 | Located within the Passenger Terminal Complex of Cagayan de Oro Port, the two-story building with a total floor area of 5,597 square meters can accommodate 3,000 passengers, triple the previous capacity. Image from www.dotr.gov.ph Cagayan de Oro port’s...

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Jun. 23 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Several maritime and port agencies have convened to prepare for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) in 2021, with the audit intended to check the Philippines’ compliance...