By Niña P. Calleja
A Philippine Airlines plane had to return to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to fix a problem with its nose landing gear while a Cebu Pacific aircraft that took off from the same airport had a bird strike upon touchdown at the Pagadian City airport on Tuesday.
The radar system of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) bogged down on Friday after its power source caught fire apparently due to a lightning strike, prompting aviation authorities to limit aircraft traffic.
By Joey A. Gabieta
Civil aviation authorities are likely to rush repair work on the runway of this city’s airport to finish the job in time for the arrival of Pope Francis in January next year, a top civil aviation official here said.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) issued on Tuesday night a Notice to Airmen (Notam) allowing only smaller aircrafts like Boeing 737 and Airbus 320 to use the blocked runway on the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).
By Niña Calleja
In one portion of the general aviation area within the 400-hectare Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) complex is an open lot looking ghostly and eerie with at least 12 abandoned and outmoded aircraft parked there.