Dubai airliner crashes in Russia, killing all 61

03/20/2016

Moscow — An airliner carrying 61 people from Dubai crashed early yesterday while landing in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in strong winds, killing all aboard, Russian officials said. All 55 passengers and six crew members…

CEB at 20: Why I take Cebu Pacific personally

Jude Bacalso 03/08/2016

NO one has seen me in more incarnations than Lance Gokongwei. In the late 90s, I first met him in the boardrooms of JG Summit, the umbrella company of the Gokongwei group. I was always dressed in…

Cebu-LA link to boost tourism, investments

Marites Villamor Ilano 02/17/2016

FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will offer starting March 15 direct flights between Cebu and Los Angeles, California. This direct international service is expected to boost tourism and investments in Cebu and in the rest of southern…

More international airlines seen to serve Cebu next year

Vanessa Claire Lucero 11/11/2015

First concrete pouring for new passenger terminal set for early December Foot traffic at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is expected to increase by five to seven percent over the long term, with the additional flights…

Lawyer sues airline for flight delay

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/31/2015

A lawyer from Baybay City in Leyte province is demanding compensation for a flight delay of over six hours in  May. Augustin Alo sued low-cost airline Tiger Airways Philippines after his flight was cancelled and he was…

Cebu Pacific plane from Kalibo allegedly struck by lightning

07/28/2015

KALIBO, Aklan–Just 40 minutes after takeoff from Kalibo International Airport in Aklan at 6:50 a.m., a Cebu Pacific plane bound for Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila experienced light turbulence on Tuesday. The fasten-your-seatbelt sign was turned…

Airliner builds homes for typhoon-affected families in north Cebu

PR 05/11/2015

The Korean Air partnered once again with Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP) to build shelters in northern Cebu for the victims of typhoon Hagupit that struck last December. Last April 11, 16 Korean Air employees and outsourced…

Reliable service

04/15/2015

A travel website that declared Philippine Airlines as among the world’s most reliable airlines bodes well not only for the nation’s flag carrier but by extension other airlines in the country which have made substantial strides in…

GAISANO MAD AT PAL

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/19/2015

Airline ‘regrets’  how cup of hot water spilled on 10-year-old daughter “Apologize or we’ll sue.” Elders of the prominent Gaisano family in Cebu threatened  to sue Philippine Airlines (PAL) for negligence after a paper cup of hot…

Budget airline adds more Cebu flights

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Inquirer 10/28/2014

With a plan to tap more opportunities for trade and tourism, budget airline, AirAsia Zest will add more flights in Cebu for both international and domestic routes. Starting December 12, they will be flying twice daily to…

Sharks fly no more

07/11/2014

Public awareness of the need to conserve the ocean’s apex predator – the sharks – was heightened  when its  slaughter and consumption was exposed in Cebu lately. Several restaurants responded by removing shark’s fin soup from their…

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