From 2 jets to 70: AirAsia returns to its Clark roots

Mar 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM

AirAsia flight Z2 100 arrives at Clark International Airport in Pampanga on March 28 The airline launches its expansion program from where it started half a decade ago

BACK TO ITS ROOTS. Philippines AirAsia on Monday, March 28 marks its return to Clark airport with maiden flight to Kalibo in Aklan. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Social media used to lure trafficked Filipinas

Jan 21, 2017 - 5:12 PM

One of the victims was befriended by recruiters using social media with false promises of legitimate and better work opportunities overseas

Immigration officers, recruiters nabbed for human trafficking

Jan 20, 2017 - 7:02 PM

Police did not identify the immigration officers pending an investigation into their alleged involvement in human trafficking Police also apprehended 3 illegal recruiters and their alleged cohorts: A tricycle driver and an airport porter

PAL kicks off 2017 with new Incheon route via Clark Airport

Jan 02, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The new daily route started on January 1 using the 199 seater Airbus A321 jet and will allow passengers from Central and Northern Luzon to fly to Incheon without passing through Manila

Boat capsizes off Kalibo, 5 fishermen rescued

Nov 25, 2016 - 11:42 PM

The fishermen are heading home when their motorized boat capsizes due to 3 large waves crashing into them near Andagao Kalibo shore at around 5:00 am

South Korea, China top sources of Boracay int'l tourists

Aug 05, 2016 - 10:06 AM

Philippine tourism officials hope to attract 1 7 million tourists this year to the world famous island resort

BORACAY. Rappler file photo of White Beach on Boracay Island

2 Kalibo airport employees fired for drug abuse

Jun 15, 2016 - 1:24 PM

Civil aviation authorities say the random drug test was conducted on 125 regular employees of the Kalibo International Airport

CAAP relieves Kalibo airport manager over terminal fee scam

Jun 09, 2016 - 3:02 PM

CAAP issues the order over a month after it unearthed a scam at the popular airport involving some employees who issued used terminal fee tickets to passengers so they can pocket the payment

SCAM. Aviation authorities have uncovered a terminal fee scam at the popular Kalibo International Airport. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

11 Kalibo airport personnel sacked over terminal fee scam

May 18, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Their modus operandi involves issuing used terminal fee tickets to passengers

SCAM. Aviation authorities have uncovered terminal fee scam at the popular Kalibo International Airport. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Plane blows tire in Kalibo airport, responding fire fighters injured

Apr 14, 2016 - 9:37 PM

After touchdown the SEAIR Airbus A320 s right landing gear blows out in front of the access road leading to airport tower Firefighters respond to the incident though one of the trucks is stuck along the airport s drainage canal leading to injuries

The Kalibo International Airport was temporarily closed on April 14 after a SEAIR Airbus aircraft from Incheon, South Korea blew a tire after touchdown. Photo by Alex Carlo Magno

VIRAL: Netizen claims discrimination incident at Kalibo

Jan 03, 2016 - 11:09 AM

Ryan Layug a Filipino soldier says a Korean supervisor at a Kalibo lounge told him No Filipino No Filipino No Filipino

DISCRIMINATION. Ryan Layug claims Airport Lounge beside the Kalibo International Airport has an anti-Filipino policy. Image courtesy of Ryan Layug

Kalibo airport re-opens after AirAsia plane mishap

Dec 31, 2014 - 2:08 PM

UPDATED All flights are back to normal operations says the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

A tale of two AirAsia flights

Dec 30, 2014 - 9:40 PM

From covering a missing AirAsia flight in Indonesia to being the story when our AirAsia flight in the Philippines overshot the runway

OVERSHOT LANDING. Passengers disembark through an emergency slide at the rear end of the AirAsia plane on December 30, 2014. Photo by Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler

AirAsia plane overshoots Kalibo runway

Dec 30, 2014 - 7:04 PM

UPDATED Passengers deplane using the emergency slide at the rear end of the plane

OVERSHOT LANDING. Passengers disembark using the emergency slide at the back of the plane on December 30, 2014. Photo by Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler

China travel warning hurts PH budget carriers

Sep 17, 2014 - 5:33 PM

Budget carriers are hoping that the Philippines can convince China that their citizens are safe in the country amid threats reportedly posed by an anti China group

Makati, Daet 'most competitive' LGUs in 2014

Aug 07, 2014 - 8:28 PM

136 cities and 399 municipalities were ranked on economic dynamism government efficiency and infrastructure the National Competitive Council reports

Chinese passengers 'surround, block' Cebu Pacific pilots in Kalibo

Mar 31, 2014 - 9:38 PM

Both CAAP and Cebu Pacific will look into the incident

Photo courtesy of Airbus

AirAsia Zest to add Manila-Incheon flights

Mar 17, 2014 - 3:48 PM

The low cost carrier is also launching direct flights between Kailbo and Taipei

NEW FLIGHTS. AirAsia Zest is boosting its flights to Incheon, and launching a service to Taipei this summer. File photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

Floods hit Kalibo, Aklan

Dec 30, 2013 - 11:28 PM

Floods in Kalibo Aklan caused heavy traffic left passengers stranded and made roads temporarily impassable

AirAsia Zest plane swerves off Kalibo runway

Dec 19, 2013 - 9:04 PM

Airport operations have resumed after the accident involving the Pudong bound plane affected 5 flights

STALLED. A plane of AirAsia Zest skidded off the run way of Kalibo airport.File photo by KD Suarez/Rappler

Kalibo flights delayed due to Tiger Air plane mishap

Aug 26, 2013 - 5:16 PM

12 flights were delayed due to the incident

PHOTOS: Ati-Atihan 2013

Jan 21, 2013 - 9:48 PM

As the Sinulog was happening in Cebu Ati Atihan was happening in Kalibo Check out our photos

VIVA, SANTO NINO! The Ati-Atihan festival is said to be the oldest in honor of the Child Jesus. All photos by Nap Beltran of PhotoworldManila

#PHTravel: Sinulog, Ati-Atihan, and Dinagyang

Jan 19, 2013 - 8:18 AM

3 major festivals greet Filipinos in January Take your pick

AirAsia PH adds regional, reduces local flights

Oct 22, 2012 - 11:44 AM

AirAsia Philippines will start flying to Singapore by December 1 and Taipei on December 15 will cut flights to Macau Hong Kong Davao Boracay and Puerto Princesa

READY TO FLY. AirAsia Philippines Flight PQ7001, bound for Kalibo, at the tarmac of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, minutes before its inaugural flight, March 28, 2012. Photo by KD Suarez

Skimboarding: more fun in Iloilo

Apr 15, 2012 - 11:12 AM

Skimboarding enthusiasts in Iloilo unite to create awareness about the sport

SKIMBOARDING FUN. Now there's one more thing to do in the beaches of Iloilo.