Pataw na fuel surcharge sa presyo ng ticket sa eroplano, ipinatatanggal na ng Civil Aeronautics Board

admin   •   December 29, 2014   •   3683

FILE PHOTO: Isang pampasaherong eroplano na pa-palipad sa Ninoy Aquino Terminal 2 airport. (Ryan Mendoza / Photoville International)

MANILA, Philippines — Posibleng bumaba ang pasahe sa eroplano sa mga susunod na araw.

Ito’y matapos ipag-utos ng Civil Aeronautics Board ang pag-aalis sa fuel surcharge na ipinapataw sa presyo ng ticket sa eroplano depende sa destinasyon.

Ayon kay Board Executive Director Atty. Carmelo Arcilla, noong Biyernes pa nila ibinaba ang utos na tanggalin na ang surcharge sa lahat ng flight dahil sa significant decrease o malaking pagbaba sa presyo ng mga produktong petrolyo.

Posibleng ngayong araw ay pormal na lagdaan ang resolusyon na agad din namang ipatutupad kapag naisilbi na sa airline companies. (UNTV News)

CAB halts domestic flights in first week of GCQ

Marje Pelayo   •   June 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has suspended the operation of all domestic flights previously scheduled for the first week of June.

The agency made it clear in a memorandum that it has not approved any domestic air flights set for the first week of the relaxed restrictions under the general community quarantine 

The Civil Aeronautics Board ordered all airline companies to cancel all of their scheduled flights for this week and temporarily stop selling plane tickets. 

Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque announced that flight schedules are being reviewed.

He also assured that the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines will issue guidelines on the matter soon. 

“Theoretically po, ang lahat ng flights ng GCQ to GCQ ay papayagan na, [Theoretically, GCQ to GCQ flights are already allowed],” Roque said.

“Pero aantayin po natin ang CAAP na sila po ang mag-provide ng guidelines at kinakailangan din ng panahon ng ating mga airline companies para maghanda po sa resumption ng kanilang operations, [However, we need to wait for CAAP to provide the guidelines and airline companies also need time to prepare for the resumption of their operations],” he added.

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has yet to identify which terminals will reopen. 

Meanwhile, several airline companies have already submitted their respective flight schedules to MIAA and CAAP for review. 

The Philippine Airlines (PAL) has previously announced the resumption of operations for both international and local flights though the company also advised its clients of possible changes depending on the situation relative to the existing quarantine restrictions. 

Cebu Pacific was supposed to resume domestic flights on June 2 and Air Asia on June 3.

International flights are now operating at NAIA Terminal 1 limited to only 400 passengers daily capacity based on the IATF order.

Meanwhile, Terminal 2 only caters to repatriation, sweeper flights and commercial flights by PAL. 

Terminal 3, on the other hand, will serve as a flight station for Cebu Pacific and Air Asia. 

Terminal 4, still remains closed. MNP (with reports from Joan Nano)

CAB to impose 14-day quarantine on Pinoys, Permanent Resident Visa holders coming from China

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 3, 2020

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) will impose a 14-day quarantine on Filipinos and permanent resident visa holders coming from China and its Special Administrative Regions – Macao and Hong Kong.

This is in compliance with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to all airlines operating to and from the Philippines.

1. Temporary banning entry into the Philippines of any person regardless of nationality, except Filipino citizens and holders of Permanent Resident Visas issued by the Philippine Government directly coming from China or its Special Administrative Regions;

2. Temporary banning entry into the Philippines of any person regardless of nationality, except Filipino citizens and holders of Permanent Resident Visas issued by the Philippine Government, who within 14 days immediately preceding arrival in the Philippines, has been to China or its Special Administrative Regions;

3. Temporary ban on Filipinos from travel to China or its Special Administrative Regions.

CAB suspends flights to and from Wuhan, China amid coronavirus outbreak

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 23, 2020

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) on Thursday (January 23) ordered the suspension of flights to and from Wuhan, China amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

“The suspension of flights from Wuhan to the Philippines would be the first step. We will continue to monitor the situation [and] coordination with the Department of Health,” CAB Executive Director Carmelo Arcilla told reporters.

Arcilla said other parts of China will also be under strict monitoring.

The CAB also asked airlines to implement standards and other practices on dealing with outbreaks.

“When you look at the seriousness of the outbreak, Wuhan should be the focus of attention,” Arcilla said. “We ask airlines to monitor with vigilance. The flight attendants are required to be vigilant in terms of detecting passengers that have symptoms of flu or virus or fever.”

The Pan Pacific Airlines and Royal Air Philippines have direct flights from Wuhan City to Kalibo, Aklan.

The World Health Organization (WHO) Phlippines reiterated there are no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the country.—AAC

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