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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...

60-day grace period for expiring driver’s license

60-day grace period for expiring driver’s license

May. 6 | The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is extending for 60 days validity of driver’s licenses expiring during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The extension will start upon lifting of the ECQ, according to LTO mother agency, Department of Transportation...

Transport agencies donate refrigerated containers to municipalities

Transport agencies donate refrigerated containers to municipalities

May. 5 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr), through the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and Maritime Industry Authority, recently donated refrigerated containers to several municipalities to help store perishable goods being distributed by local government...

Fuel subsidy, loans proposed for PUVs operating under GCQ

Fuel subsidy, loans proposed for PUVs operating under GCQ

May. 4 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is eyeing fuel subsidy and loan packages for public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and operators under general community quarantine (GCQ). The proposals are among a raft of financial and socio-economic measures sent...

Passenger ships join other PUVs in operating at 50% capacity under GCQ

Passenger ships join other PUVs in operating at 50% capacity under GCQ

May. 3 | Passenger ships can only carry 50% of their capacity, the same load allowed for public utility vehicles such as buses and jeepneys during the general community quarantine (GCQ) period. These are just some of the rules contained in the Omnibus Public Transport...

Public transport running at half capacity in GCQ areas

Public transport running at half capacity in GCQ areas

May. 2 | Starting May 1, public transportation units will operate at 50% capacity in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ). The new rules handed down by the Department of Transportation are in keeping with physical distancing protocols aimed at fighting...

Rent holiday for airport concessionaires extended anew

Rent holiday for airport concessionaires extended anew

May. 2 | The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) are extending the period for deferred collection of various fees and charges from  airport concessionaires. Payments for landing/takeoff, parking,...