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Confusion fills air over balloon festival

A HOT AIR balloon takes off as the sun rises during the 2012 Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at Clark Freeport. JUN MALIG/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Conflicting information on the upcoming hot air balloon festival in Lubao town in Pampanga province is creating confusion among people, including netizens.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bill would name Clark airport after Cory Aquino

A measure converting Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) into an authority and naming it and the airport (in photo) after the late President Corazon Aquino has passed the committee level in the House of Representatives. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

What’s in a name? Plenty, if it happens to be Macapagal.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino urged to bare policy on Clark, airport

Capping seven round-table discussions since last year, some 300 business leaders and officials in Central Luzon gathered in a summit here on Thursday, asking President Aquino to clarify the role that this free port and Clark International Airport (CRK) would play in national development.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lawmakers push for high-speed railway to connect Clark and NAIA

Clark International Airport. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Lawmakers have renewed calls for the construction of a high-speed railway system connecting the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the Clark International Airport (CIA), in hopes that the latter will become the country’s newest international gateway.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Qantas flight diverted to Clark airport due to NAIA congestion

Due to lack of space to park at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City, this huge Qantas plane flew in to the Clark International Airport in Clark Freeport, Pampanga. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

An empty Qantas Airways Airbus A380 was diverted to the Clark International Airport (CRK) north of here due to congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City, an official said.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mapping flood hazards goes hi-tech

UNIVERSITY of the Philippines president Alfredo Pascual (left) and Science Secretary Mario Montejo inspect the instruments that will capture images of river basins for flood forecasting. E.I. REYMOND T. OREJAS

Capt. Francisco Cadenas, a pilot of 35 years, and Christopher Cruz, a geodetic engineer, made a historic flight to the Pampanga River basin on a Cessna 206 from the Clark International Airport on Nov. 22.

Posted: December 18th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Clark as PH’s premier airport not even planned, says Aquino

President Benigno Aquino said the national government has no plan yet to make Clark International Airport (CIA) in Pampanga the country’s new international gateway due to the absence of a high-speed train connecting Clark Freeport to Metro Manila.

Posted: October 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Long queues irk passengers at Clark airport

With three overseas flights and two domestic trips leaving between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m., the Clark International Airport (CIA) was bursting with almost 700 passengers Thursday.

Posted: May 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

New Clark terminal gets OK

President Benigno Aquino is endorsing a plan to build a P12-billion terminal to be used by budget air carriers operating through the Clark International Airport (CIA), according to Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas II.

Posted: March 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Renaming airport Aquino man’s idea

A Liberal Party stalwart and President Benigno Aquino’s man in Clark is leading the campaign to remove the name of the late President Diosdado Macapagal, father of former president and detained Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, from the airport here.

Posted: March 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ombudsman clears Clark airport exec of graft raps

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CLARK FREEPORT—The Office of the Ombudsman has denied a motion seeking the suspension of the president of the state-owned Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) over the demolition of structures built by the US government in this former military base, CIAC officials said on Monday. In a resolution dated May 17 but received only late last [...]

Posted: June 20th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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