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No VIP treatment: Duterte takes commercial flight to Davao

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 11:15 AM July 08, 2016


No VIP treatment.

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night flew to Davao City onboard a commercial flight.

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Duterte took a premium economy seat onboard Philippine Airlines Flight PR 1825, which departed Manila at 9 p.m.

Photos from the Twitter account of the Presidential Communications office showed Duterte had undergone security checks like a regular passenger.

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The President was also seen greeting passengers at the Naia Terminal 3.

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President Rodrigo Duterte  greets supporters at the airport before taking a commercial flight to Davao City. PHOTO FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICE'S TWITTER PAGE

President Rodrigo Duterte greets supporters at the airport before taking a commercial flight to Davao City. PHOTO FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICE’S TWITTER PAGE

Duterte is expected to attend the Hariraya event at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City.

He has earlier said the he does not want ro be given a priority treatment at the airport so as not to cause inconvenience to regular passengers. He also said he would take commercial flights going back and forth from Davao City. CDG

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President Rodrigo Duterte takes  a commercial flight to Davao City. PHOTO FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICE'S TWITTER PAGE

President Rodrigo Duterte takes a commercial flight to Davao City. PHOTO FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICE’S TWITTER PAGE

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