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US lifts security advisory on NAIA

THE United States Homeland Security has lifted is security advisory on the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) issued in December, it said in a statement late Thursday.

Super consortium submits revised plan for NAIA rehabilitation

A “super consortium” composed of seven of the country’s top conglomerates submitted a revised proposal for the rehabilitation of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), in line with the Department of Transportation (DOTr)’s instructions to pattern the plan after Clark International Airport’s concession agreement.

Convicted Korean arrested at NAIA

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) intercepted a South Korean national wanted for economic crimes in his country upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Duterte vows solutions to Manila airport woes

AMID REPORTS of flight delays and cancellations, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday made a surprise visit at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)-Terminal 2, according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo.

3 suspected human trafficking victims stopped at NAIA

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) barred from leaving the country three suspected human trafficking victims bound for Dubai on May 17.

Super consortium’s amended NAIA proposal under review

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it is now reviewing the new draft agreement submitted by the super consortium seeking to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Monday.

P90 million worth of shabu

The Bureau of Customs–Port of NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) turn over on Feb. 12 to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) a shipment of the illegal substance shabu estimated to be worth P90 million.

MIAA working with US agency improve security at NAIA

THE MANILA International Airport Authority (MIAA) is working with the US Department of Homeland Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to boost security measures at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the country’s main gateway, by 2019.

8 ‘tourists’ bound for Cyprus stopped at NAIA

THE BUREAU of Immigration (BI) intercepted eight individuals who were suspected to be human trafficking victims at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last Dec. 15 as they tried to leave for northern Cyprus in the guise of being tourists.

Several NAIA flights cancelled for navigational system transition

SEVERAL international and domestic flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) next week have been cancelled by airlines upon the request of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) to give way to an air navigational system transition.

NAIA consortium’s P102-B proposal gains ground

A CONSORTIUM composed of seven of the country’s biggest conglomerates has been given original proponent status (OPS) by the government for its P102-billion proposal to rehabilitate and expand the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

NAIA consortium says proposed terminal fee hike is not a ‘gov’t...

THE CONSORTIUM proposing to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Wednesday said it is not seeking any government guarantees in its bid to develop and expand the gateway.

NAIA-QC point-to-point bus service launches; one-way fare set at P100

TRANSPORTATION service provider UBE Express and Araneta Center, Inc. said a new point-to-point (P2P) bus service from Cubao, Quezon City to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will start operating today, Tuesday.

CAAP-ARMM airport manager off-loaded over bomb joke

A PASSENGER on a flight from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport bound for Cotabato Airport was off-loaded after being reported of making a bomb joke.

More airport dev’t needed after NAIA closure

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said the disruption to air travel caused by the airport closure caused by the botched landing of a XiamenAir jet last week highlights the need to develop alternative gateways and upgrade systems at existing airports.

P25M worth of ecstasy drugs seized at NAIA

A PARCEL containing P25 million worth of the party drug ecstasy was seized at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Aug. 17, and the claimant was nabbed upon pick-up of the package.

Spillover effect of NAIA runway closure

The 36-hour closure of one of the runways of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Metro Manila beginning Friday also affected flights to and from other airports in the country, including the major hubs Mactan Cebu International Airport and the Davao International Airport. Up until Sunday, Aug. 19, numerous flight schedules were still disrupted, forcing passengers to endure the indefinite wait.

Flights canceled, rerouted, delayed after aircraft stalls at NAIA runway

A CHINESE passenger plane went off a runway at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the Philiippines’ main gateway, on Thursday night amid heavy rains, causing the cancelation or delay of many flights and the airport’s overcrowding as of Friday evening, Aug. 17.

NAIA temporarily closes runway after Chinese aircraft stalls

A Xiamen Airlines aircraft suffered from runway excursion after landing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) late evening on Thursday, Aug. 16, the...

NAIA consortium says SWS survey shows Filipinos still prefer NAIA

THE CONSORTIUM of seven of the country’s top conglomerates proposing to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) said more Filipinos still prefer the main Manila gateway over its alternatives in Clark, Sangley and Bulacan, citing data from a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) in March.

No changes in NAIA terminal assignments for airlines by Aug. 31

THE MANILA International Airport Authority (MIAA) reiterated yesterday that the planned changes in terminal assignments for airlines at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will not push through on Aug. 31.

DoTr recommends to MIAA award of OPS to NAIA rehab consortium

THE MANILA International Airport Authority (MIAA) has received a recommendation from the Department of Transportation (DoTr) to accept the unsolicited proposal of the consortium of seven conglomerates to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

BI issues new travel cards for international passengers

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Thursday, July 12, in a statement it has started issuing new arrival and departure cards for international...

20 men bound to be undocumented workers stopped at NAIA

UNABLE TO present proper documentation, 20 men bound for Sao Tome and Principe were stopped on June 8 by Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

New NAIA terminal assignments not yet final, says DoTr

THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) has clarified that there are no new airline assignments yet at the four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

3 prosecutors suspended for alleged involvement in NAIA jewelry smuggling ring

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has placed three prosecutors under a 60-day preventive suspension for their alleged involvement with a jewelry smuggling syndicate operating...

NAIA consortium may secure OPS for airport rehab project in two...

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is eyeing to grant in two weeks the original proponent status (OPS) to the consortium of seven conglomerates seeking...

Duty Free to open two retail stores in June

Duty Free Philippines Corporation (DFPC) will be opening a luxury story and a new shopping outlet next month-- the Duty Free Philippines Luxe Store...

DoTr clears NAIA ‘super consortium’s proposal for evaluation

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) has completed the evaluation of the bid of the "super consortium" of conglomerates to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International...

Poe: Expand NAIA to solve airport congestion

Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares on Thursday, March 1, said the airport congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) would be better solved through its...

Tycoons’ Manila airport bid gets challenged by $3 billion offer

A venture of Megawide Construction Corp. and GMR Infrastructure Ltd. submitted a $3 billion proposal to upgrade and expand the Philippine capital’s 70-year-old airport,...

The proposed NAIA upgrade: what you need to know

A CONSORTIUM composed of some of the country’s biggest conglomerates has submitted to the government a P350-billion unsolicited proposal for the rehabilitation, operation and...

Group of PHL conglomerates submits proposal for NAIA rehab

A group of the country’s seven biggest conglomerates submitted on Monday, Feb. 12, their unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to rehabilitate...

Airport congestion still expected during Christmas travel season

PASSENGERS will still experience air traffic and congestion at the terminals of the country’s main gateway, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, despite a few...

PAL looking for partners for NAIA-2 expansion project

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) is planning to submit to the government its unsolicited proposal for the expansion of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 (NAIA-2)...

PAL dusts off NAIA 2 dev’t pitch

PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) has revived its proposal to build a P20-billion ($400-million) annex to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 to address...