CAAP: No-fly zone in effect Jan. 15, 17, 19 for papal visit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine aviation authorities will implement a no-fly zone on Jan. 15, 17, and 19, during Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said it issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for the visit from Jan. 15 to 19....

Binay camp blasts Bondal for ‘fuzzy math’Intruder caught on NAIA tarmac

MANILA, Nov 7 (Mabuhay) – Airport police apprehended a man who sneaked into the ramp area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s (Naia) Terminal 1 and was found running toward an aircraft. The Media Affairs Division of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said...

PHIBLEX a precursor of EDCA, solon claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A new round of joint military exercises by Philippine and American forces in Palawan and Luzon is a “soft launch” for the activities planned under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), a progressive lawmaker claimed. Kabataan party-list Terry Ridon...

Big celebration of big numbers from PAL

On the 6th month of this year, 2014; and after 6 years of work from the Philippine government and the Philippine aviation sector, Philippine Airlines (PAL), the nation’s flag carrier, proudly announced its upgrade to Category 1 by the United States Federal Aviation...

Solaire Resort and Casino unveils its new plane livery

Solaire Resort and Casino, the Philippines’ premier integrated resort, in partnership with AirAsia unveils a breakthrough branding project in the Philippines. Solaire again raises the bar as it wraps its brightly colored logo on AirAsia’s popular Airbus A320, which is scheduled...

Tanada, Saguisag: New bases agreement ‘lopsided’

Ex-senators ask SC to strike down EDCA MANILA (Mabuhay) – Two former senators who voted against the US bases in the country in the early 90s on Monday asked the Supreme Court to strike down the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the US. In...

PHL hopes deal reached before Obama visit

New defense accord means more US troops MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines said Friday it hopes to complete a new defense accord with the United States ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama this month, as a territorial dispute with China simmers. The chief Philippine negotiator,...

MH370 relatives distraught as hope extinguished

BEIJING, March 24, 2014 (AFP) – Cries of pain and loss echoed from a Beijing hotel on Monday as the relatives of missing flight MH370 learned their loved ones were dead, ending an agonising 17-day ordeal. Paramedics carrying stretchers dashed into the ballroom at the Lido hotel...

Malaysia Airlines: No Pinoy aboard missing plane

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – No Filipino was aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early Saturday. A statement released by the airline before noon (Manila time) did not indicate any Filipino aboard Flight MH370. “The flight was...

House leader seeks 30% hike in PAF pilot-officers’ basic salary

MANILA (Mabuhay) – To prevent a brain drain of well-trained military pilots in the country, a House of Representatives leader is seeking a 30 percent increase in the basic salary of pilot-officers in the Philippine Air Force following a contract of service adjusted to a minimum...
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