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4 airports shut down due to Ruby

Residents are evacuated to a safer place in Legazpi City, Albay province, southeast of Manila on December 6, 2014 ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Hagupit. Heavy rain and strong winds began to hit the eastern Philippines on December 6 ahead of a giant storm threatening more devastation to areas yet to recover from a super typhoon that killed thousands. AFP PHOTO/CHARISM SAYAT

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said that as of 9 a.m. Sunday, airports in the following typhoon-affected areas were closed

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Flights canceled as 6 airports shut down due to Ruby


In a move to avoid stranding passengers in areas affected by Typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit), airlines and aviation officials canceled flights and shut down at least six domestic airports even before the typhoon made landfall.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CAAP forum tackles Asean open skies


The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has gathered officials and owners of aviation schools across the country for a two-day forum to orient them on its goal to be part of Asean countries having open skies by 2015.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino: Airport repair done for papal visit

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President Benigno Aquino III has promised to complete the repair of the runway of the Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) Airport, the gateway to other Eastern Visayas provinces, by next month, two months before the scheduled visit of Pope Francis.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Laguindingan Airport may service night flights starting November

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After a much-criticized pace of equipment upgrade and rehabilitation, the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental could service night flights starting next month, an airport official said.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »