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P-Noy checks security measures at airport

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday dropped by two terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) to check on facilities and security measures being implemented for the thousands of passengers expected to fly out for the four-day Holy Week break.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aircraft crashes in western Mexico

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An aircraft crashed near a lagoon in western Mexico on Thursday but authorities did not report its size, how it went down or whether there were any casualties.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Deliberate’ disappearance of Malaysian flight fuels families’ worries

In this picture taken on March 14, 2014, Subramaniam Gurusamy, 60, (R) father of Puspanathan who was onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight is consoled by friends at his home in Teluk Panglima Garang, outside Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said that Malaysia was ending a search in the South China Sea for a vanished jetliner after investigations indicated the missing plane likely turned far to the west. AFP

Relatives of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 voiced fear and concern Saturday after reports that the jet’s diversion may have been intentional, demanding answers one week after the plane’s disappearance.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Disappearance of Malaysian jet appears ‘deliberate’–PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. AFP FILE PHOTO

Malaysia’s leader Saturday said communications aboard a missing jet were switched off and its course deliberately changed by someone on board before the aircraft disappeared a week ago, but stopped short of saying it had been hijacked.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Timeline: The hunt for flight MH370

A relative of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 takes a photo of a slideshow displaying the chronology of events since the plane went missing during a press conference held by Hugh Dunleavy, right bottom, commercial director of Malaysia Airlines at right in a hotel in Beijing, China, Friday, March 14, 2014. AP

Friday marks day seven of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as the hunt widens into the vast Indian Ocean.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mystery of missing jet recalls past disappearances

Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation's Director General Azharuddin Abdul Rahman briefs reporters on search and recovery efforts within existing and new areas for missing Malaysia Airlines plane during a press conference, Monday, March 10, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. The search operation for the missing Flight MH370 which has involved 34 aircraft and 40 ships from several countries covering a 50-nautical mile radius from the point the plane vanished from radar screens between Malaysia and Vietnam continues after its disappearance since Saturday. Experts say possible causes of the apparent crash include an explosion, catastrophic engine failure, terrorist attack, extreme turbulence, or pilot error or even suicide. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is the latest example of a very rare event in aviation: a plane that vanishes.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Vietnam detects last signal of missing plane

A woman, center, surrounded by media covers her mouth on her arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airline, in Beijing, China Saturday, March 8, 2014. AP

Vietnamese authorities said Saturday they detected the last signal from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight off Vietnam’s southwest coast over the South China Sea.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

33 dead in Mozambican plane crash

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A Mozambique Airlines plane carrying 33 people crashed in a remote border area, killing all on board, Namibian media reported Saturday.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Typhoon-hit airports reopen

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All typhoon-affected airports are now in full operation except Tacloban Airport where a ban on private, noncommercial “fixed-wing” airplanes remains in place, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced on Tuesday.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

World’s largest plane lands in Cebu

The Lopez-controlled FGP Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of First Gen Corp., has successfully brought to the country on board the world’s largest aircraft a new 150-ton replacement transformer for FGP’s San Lorenzo natural gas-fired power plant in Batangas City.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Limited flights to Tacloban

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Monday began partial operations at the Tacloban airport to allow humanitarian flights to land.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

453 domestic, international flights cancelled

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A total of 445 domestic flights and eight international flights have been cancelled as of 12 p.m. due to Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said Friday.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Data recorder of crashed plane recovered in Laos

Rescue workers recovers the body of a plane crash victim in the Mekong River in Pakse, Laos Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Lao Airlines flight QV301 crashed Wednesday as it prepared to land in stormy weather at Pakse Airport in southern Laos. All 49 people on board, more than half of whom were foreigners, are presumed dead. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

The flight data recorder from a Lao Airlines plane that crashed last month has been recovered from the Mekong River and the cockpit voice recorder has been located, officials said Friday.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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