Travel and Tourism

Cebu Pacific defers Hawaii flights

Cebu Pacific is deferring plans to fly to Honolulu and the US mainland to focus on the growing domestic and regional demand.

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JV Ejercito seeks probe of CAAP over skyscrapers

Sen. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito said he will seek a probe of officials of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) for allowing the construction of structures that obstruct air traffic. Ejercito, vice chairman of the Senate committee on public services, said the construction of skyscrapers near airports poses serious danger to the air-riding public. He referred to the …

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Cebu Pacific invests $25M for pilot training

Cebu Pacific is pumping $25 million in a pilot training program to meet their expansion requirements.

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Government seeks ADB loan for e-jeepney

The Energy Department plans to apply for a new loan from the Asian Development Bank to roll out the government’s electric jeepney program, a year after the government cancelled the loan for the electric tricycle program.

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PAL calls for collaboration to cope with travel growth

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is calling on the local airline community to collaborate with the Philippine government in addressing industry concerns enunciated by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines (AAPA).

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UK issues travel advisory vs Mindanao, Cebu

The United Kingdom issued a travel advisory to its citizens against going to Mindanao and parts of Cebu province due to “threat of terrorism.”

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Philippines AirAsia picks Clark over NAIA as main hub

Philippines AirAsia has chosen Clark International Airport as its main hub for operations, over the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) due to inadequate space for the budget airline’s operational fleet expansion.

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3 new China-Cebu flights to launch in October

Three air carriers from mainland China are scheduled to launch within October regular flights directly to Cebu, according to GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), developer of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).

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NAIA no longer among world’s worst airports

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is no longer listed among the world’s worst airports.

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Government to give incentives to local PUV makers

Local public utility vehicle (PUV) manufacturers will be provided incentives to increase their competitiveness in keeping with government plans to modernize the transportation sector, a Cabinet official said.

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