CebuPac offers to airlift wounded soldiers, cops
Cebu Pacific Air will provide airlift support to military and police personnel wounded in action in Marawi City, including a baggage allowance of up to 40 kilograms.
Through this, field medical stations can be declogged, giving way for wounded soldiers and police personnel who need immediate medical attention.
Marine Col. Edgard Arevalo, chief of the Public Affairs Office of the Armed Forces of the Philippines thanked Cebu Pacific led by its president and CEO Lance Gokongwei for the kind gesture of support.
“This will not just afford our troops immediate treatment in hospitals that offer better facilities to aid their speedy recovery, but a meaningful gesture to make your soldiers, airmen, sailors and marines feel that their sacrifices are being recognized and appreciated,” Arevalo said.
Police chief Supt. Dionardo Carlos, chief of the PNP Public Information Office, said the officers and rank-and-file of the Philippine National Police were grateful to the management of Cebu Pacific to provide life-saving medical evacuation to wounded policemen.