By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
A Western Visayas tourism official on Thursday urged immigration personnel assigned at the Iloilo International Airport to ensure that they provide necessary service to international airline passengers.
The Iloilo international airport will start hosting direct international flights on Thursday, a move seen as a “big boost” to tourism for Iloilo and Western Visayas.
Former senator Richard Gordon has expressed outrage over the plan of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) to convert its international airport into a tourism complex to help the free port settle some of its debts.
By Tina G. Santos
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found 23 “critical elements” which the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) needs to address before the country can regain its “Category 1” safety status.