PAL plane veers off the runway at MCIA; passengers, crew safe

Futch Anthony Inso 12/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Airlines (PAL) has confirmed the runway excursion incident of their flight PR2369 or the plane veered off the runway when it landed at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at 11:40…

Cebu Pacific investing in 32 eco-friendly aircraft 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cebu Pacific is acquiring a total of 32 eco-friendly aircraft. Candice Iyog, Cebu Pacific vice president for marketing and distribution, said their company will acquire a total of 27 eco-friendly aircraft by 2032. While this…

Cebu Pacific bares expansion plans, aims for 200M passengers in 2020

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/01/2019

MAKATI CITY, Philippines — Cebu Pacific aims to hit 200 million passengers by the year 2020 with the addition of 12 new aircraft this year. Cebu Pacific received its first A321neo early this week. It will be…

Cebu Pacific acquiring new, bigger aircraft

Irene R. Sino Cruz 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Pacific addresses the growing demand and the volatile fuel costs by investing in technology and acquiring new aircraft. Charo Logarta Lagamon, Cebu Pacific director for Corporate Communications Corporate Affairs, disclosed that the…

Japan to get first post-WWII aircraft carriers

AFP 12/18/2018

JAPAN will get its first aircraft carriers since World War II and buy dozens of fighter jets under a new defense plan approved Tuesday that is intended to counter China’s growing military power. The new five-year defense…

MCIAA to hike aircraft parking, tacking fees starting Nov. 1

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/14/2018

THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) will implement an increase of aircraft parking and tacking fees starting on Nov. 1. Glenn Napuli, acting assistant general manager of MCIAA, said the order was part of their part of…

MCIAA to hike aircraft parking fees

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/26/2017

AIRCRAFT parking and tacking fees will be increased starting Nov. 1, 2017. This developed after the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) issued an administrative order to increase airport fees and charges. Glenn Napuli, acting assistant general manager…

AirAsia to acquire 14 more aircraft

Inquirer.net 06/25/2017

French plane maker Airbus S.A.S announced yesterday that Malaysia’s AirAsia Bhd. ordered an additional 14 A320ceo aircraft to cater to increasing demand. Airbus said the deal with AirAsia, which has extensive operations in Southeast Asia, including the…

Urgent need for flight reroute proposal consultations cited

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/18/2016

PUBLIC consultation on the proposed flight rerouting scheme for Manila-bound flights in the Visayas area to Clark International Airport in Pampanga needs to be done as soon as possible. Michael Dino, presidential assistant for the Visayas, cited…

Plane catches fire before takeoff

05/28/2016

Tokyo — An engine fire broke out on a Korean Air jet about to take off from a Tokyo airport yesterday, and seven people may have been injured, an official said. Firefighters put out the blaze within…

Probe on Bantayan aircraft incident set

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan 04/19/2015

Cessna plane’s nose gear collapsed during touchdown   The Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board (AAIIB) in Manila is expected to send a team to investigate the landing incident involving a charter plane at the Sta. Fe…

No sign of wreck; ‘Plane may be at the bottom of the sea’

AP 12/30/2014

SURABAYA, Indonesia  — An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it was too early…

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