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PH government launched “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Pasko 2018”

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE different government agencies at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport has launched Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Pasko 2018 to ensure safe, reliable, and convenient airport operations as Filipinos and tourists travel for the Christmas and New Year. Aviation authorities will be putting in place additional security measures for maximum deployment of service and security personnel in anticipation […]

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NAIA conducts bomb drill

By Benjamin Lim Vergara AVIATION authorities on Tuesday conducted full-scale security drill at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to train bomb explosive ordinance personnel to respond rapidly to cases of bomb threats or actual bombings. Conducting a full scale security exercise to practice its crisis action plan on one scenario of possible Acts of Unlawful Interference is part of the […]

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Unclaimed airport terminal fees to be kept until refunded to its owners — MIAA

Unclaimed airport terminal fees to be kept until refunded to its owners — MIAA

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE unclaimed airport terminal fees of overseas Filipino workers will be remain in a trust fund and refunded to its owners once claimed. Thus pledged Manila International Airport (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal on Wednesday after Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said anew that the money should be refunded to their rightful owners. “The amount is kept […]

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Terminal fee hike for NAIA set next year

Terminal fee hike for NAIA set next year

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE Manila International Airport Authority has increased the international and domestic flights terminal fee to enable the country’s premier airport to cope with the rising cost of operations and improvements. This after the MIAA board decided to approve the minimal fee increase following public hearings. MIAA general manager Ed Monreal said the terminal fee adjustment would […]

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Another breakthrough for MIAA

Another breakthrough for MIAA

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE Manila International airport Authority which runs the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The country’s premier airport, has another breakthrough by earning an ISO certification under ISO 2001:2015 standards. The certificate was awarded by the International Standards Certification (ISC) Global, MIAA’s current certifying body. ISC-Global is one of the pillars in developing ISO standards and among the […]

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NAIA building attendants lost PhP740,000 to woman recruiter

NAIA building attendants lost PhP740,000 to woman recruiter

By Benjamin Lim Vergara SOME 200 building attendants of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) lost PHp740,000 to a woman who dupe them by promising high-paying jobs in New Zealand. The building attendants or janitress sought the help of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), the operator of the country’s main gateway, hoping that they would recover their money which […]

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2nd exit taxiway to help decongest NAIA runway. Photo by https://www.philstar.com

NAIA new rapid exit taxiways launched

By Benjamin Lim Vergara EXECUTIVE Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Department of Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Monday led the inauguration and commissioning of the two new Rapid Exit Taxiways at Runway 06/24 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport which cost PhP309 million to build. According to Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal, the main purpose of the rapid […]

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Uncoordinated flights at NAIA is safe – CAAP

Uncoordinated flights at NAIA is safe – CAAP

THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines told the House of Representatives that the uncoordinated flights of airlines at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport posed no danger in terms of air safety. CAAP Aerodrome Division Chief Marlene Singson made this claim during the recent House panel probe on Xiamen Air crash landing incident that paralyzed the airport and airline operations. […]

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Members of the Aviation Security Group of the Philippine National Police (PNP) inspect the luggage from flight PR2959 at the tarmac of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Thursday, after one of its passengers made a bomb joke, prompting aviation authorities to ground the plane. The passengers were transferred to another plane to ensure their safety. Photo by Benjie Lim Vergara.

Bomb joke cause seven hour flight delay on Cotabato bound plane

By Benjie Lim Vergara A BAD joke from an Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao employee caused a seven hour delay on a Cotabato bound Philippine airlines flight, airport authorities said on Thursday. Saidona Singgon’s alleged bomb joke caused PAL Flight PR2959 to be delayed as all of its passengers were told to disembark. Their luggage were also offloaded and rigorously […]

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(File photo) Cops on patrol as security at NAIA was heightened ©www.mb.com.ph

Security at NAIA tightened following Basilan bombing

By Benjie Lim Vergara PHILIPPINE Airport authorities on Wednesday said it is implementing enhanced security measures at the country’s premier airport following the bombing incident in Lamitan, Basilan, that left 11 people dead and scores wounded. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal said the MIAA is not taking chances as they adopted a 100 percent deployment of […]

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PH NAIA Terminal Rationalization Program put on hold

PH NAIA Terminal Rationalization Program put on hold

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Terminal Rationalization Program or the new terminal assignments for airlines that is supposed to begin this August has been postponed, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said on Monday. “Terminal transfer of airlines will not proceed as originally envisioned,” the MIAA said in statement, adding, “while talks with some airline operators have started and with […]

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NAIA runway repairs completed

By Benjie Lim Vergara AIRPORT authorities has repaired the  potholes along the taxiway of the country’s premier aerodrome, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. In a statement released to the media, the Manila International Airport Authority disclosed that as early as last week, it has been attempting to conduct the runway repairs at the NAIA’s Charlie 4 taxiway but failed to […]

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MIAA upgrades NAIA 1 passenger boarding bridges

MIAA upgrades NAIA 1 passenger boarding bridges

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Manila International Airport Authority has began to upgrade the 33-year old rickety Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s steel aerobridges with ones made with glass. “The decades old aerobridges are now outdated rendering them unreliable with incidents of breakdown frequently occurring from time to time,” said MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal. According to an open source website, […]

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Scarcity of immigration officers at NAIA causes long periods of queuing and flight delays

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE current scarcity of officers manning the immigration lanes at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is not only causing travelers the discomfort of queuing for a long time but some flight delays too, according to the Manila International Airport Authority. The MIAA admitted that it cannot do anything about the long lines even as it noted […]

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