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NAIA opens 2 newly-built rapid exit taxiways

Sep 10, 2018 - 10:00 PM

With this new addition, NAIA now has 4 high speed exits for commercial airlines to use

NAIA's NEW TAXIWAYS. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PH gov't now seeking nearly P72 million from Xiamen Air

Sep 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Parallel investigations into the Xiamen Air runway mishap are still ongoing

Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Eddie Monreal at the senate hearing on public service. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Xiamen Air to 'negotiate' with PH government over P33-million fine

Sep 05, 2018 - 2:05 PM

The Manila International Airport Authority plans to increase the fine to cover other costs stemming from the runway mishap at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

NEGOTIATIONS. Manila International Airport Authority Ed Monreal says Xiamen Air representatives are set to arrive in the Philippines this week. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Xiamen Air 'cannot be charged for impact on flight operations'

Aug 29, 2018 - 3:45 PM

So far, the Chinese airline is being asked to pay P33 million to the Philippine government for its plane accident that paralyzed airport operations

Eddie Monreal, General Manager of Manila International Airport Authority at the senate hearing on public services particularly the recent problem involving the Xiamen Airlines. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Xiamen Air charged initial P15M over runway accident

Aug 21, 2018 - 10:11 AM

The figure does not include the revenue impact of disrupted flight operations caused by the accident, says the Manila International Airport Authority

RELIEF. Xiamen Air flight MF8667 is lifted by a telescopic boom crane. MIAA Photo

61 uncoordinated flights worsened NAIA delays

Aug 20, 2018 - 9:41 PM

Manila airport authorities are still determining whether they will impose penalties on the involved airlines

NAIA. Uncoordinated flights crowded the NAIA plane parking space. File Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

'Lack of coordination' of some airlines worsened NAIA delays

Aug 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Ed Monreal says some airlines mounted recovery flights without letting officials know

NAIA runway closed until Aug 18 morning after Xiamen Air plane skids

Aug 17, 2018 - 7:32 PM

(4TH UPDATE) All 157 passengers and 8 crew of flight MF8667 are safe, but Friday and Saturday flights have been cancelled or diverted

A Xiamen Air Boeing 737-800 series passenger aircraft, operating as flight MF8667 from Xiamen to Manila, is seen after skidding off the runway while attempting to land in bad weather at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on August 17, 2018. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Better air-conditioning at NAIA Terminal 3 as summer begins – gov't

Apr 15, 2018 - 10:05 PM

'With this development, passengers can be assured of a convenient and relaxing atmosphere while waiting for their flights this summer season,' says Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Ed Monreal

BETTER SERVICES. Netizens rave about improved services at the Philippines' premier airport, once tagged the world's worst.

Airport police arrest 'package padala' scammer

Apr 14, 2018 - 8:13 PM

The suspect is identified as Miriam Kanoute, 34, a Mali national with an address in Makati City

LIST: Proposed NAIA terminal reassignments for airlines

Apr 03, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Check out the new terminal assignments being planned for airlines at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which could take effect by September this year

Conglomerates appeal for fast decision on NAIA proposals

Mar 11, 2018 - 11:25 PM

The conglomerates which form the so-called 'super consortium' say the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is a 'strategic national asset that needs upgrading without delay'

NAIA BATTLE. Top Philippine conglomerates are competing with Megawide-GMR group for the original proponent status of the NAIA rehabilitation project. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Poe pushes for NAIA expansion as solution to congestion

Mar 01, 2018 - 7:35 PM

Senator Grace Poe urges the government to consider proposals to expand the Ninoy Aquino International Airport instead of merely redistributing flights

PLAN. Senator Grace Poe says more time is needed for the terminal rationalization plan of the MIAA. File Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

DOTr: No baggage pilferage in NAIA Terminal 1

Feb 06, 2018 - 4:20 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade makes the announcement after a social media post claimed that the baggage of a Filipino couple was pilfered at NAIA 1

NO PILFERAGE? The Department of Transportation disputes a social media post on an alleged case of luggage theft at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1. Image of NAIA Terminal 1 from Wiki Commons

Decision vs Miascor made to 'protect' travelers – Malacañang

Jan 21, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque also says qualified Miascor personnel will be absorbed by other existing ground handlers

MIAA won't renew Miascor's contract over luggage thefts

Jan 19, 2018 - 6:03 PM

(UPDATED) Ground handler Miascor, meanwhile, will appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his position

Bad weather results in cancelled flights on Thursday, Nov 9

Nov 09, 2017 - 9:46 AM

The Manila International Airport Authority announces the cancellation of some flights due to bad weather

COA grants P22-M payment claim by PNCC for airport repairs

Oct 24, 2017 - 3:10 PM

The amount was the excess cost on top of the pre-agreed cost of P46 million

MONEY CLAIM. The Commission on Audit grants PNCC's P22 million money claim for repair works on NAIA Terminal 1 in 2000.

DOTr demands over P7B in 'unpaid charges' from PAL

Sep 27, 2017 - 11:15 PM

The Department of Transportation warns of legal action if Philippine Airlines does not make a full payment, while the flag carrier says it is willing to discuss a settlement with authorities

This photo taken on January 26, 2016 shows tail sections of Philippine airlines (PAL) aircraft while parked at the terminal II building of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. File Photo Ted Aljibe/AFP

MIAA, CAAP prepare for influx of Holy Week air travelers

Apr 02, 2017 - 9:28 AM

Airport police will be deployed around NAIA to ensure the safety of air passengers and the smooth flow of vehicular traffic in the area

OFWs soon to be automatically exempted from airport terminal fee

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:05 PM

UPDATED The P550 terminal fee will be waived starting April 30 for face to face ticket purchases and by the end of July for online ticket purchases

NAIA-Newport air-conditioned walkway by 2017

Dec 06, 2016 - 2:12 PM

The pedestrian bridge is funded by Travellers International Hotel Group Incorporated which operates Newport City

ON TRACK. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade (R) talks to Travellers International's Kingson Sian (L) about the Runway Manila construction. Photo by DOTr

Airport chief to personnel: Don't ask passengers for gifts

Nov 25, 2016 - 8:51 PM

MIAA chief Ed Monreal warns airport personnel who solicit gifts from passengers especially Filipinos coming home for the holidays

Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Karen

Oct 15, 2016 - 3:12 PM

5th UPDATE Several airlines cancel flights on Saturday and Sunday as Typhoon Karen batters Luzon Philippine Airlines also announces adjustments in the departure and arrival schedules of 8 international flights

File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'Worst airport' no more? What changed in NAIA in first 100 days

Oct 12, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Inter agency cooperation and implementing strict policies on flight schedules have helped the country s premier airport improve its services in the first hundred days of the new administration

BETTER SERVICES. Netizens rave about improved services at the Philippines' premier airport, once tagged the world's worst.

Saudia plane in 'isolation' at NAIA – reports

Sep 20, 2016 - 4:23 PM

UPDATED Passengers have left the plane authorities say

Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Ferdie

Sep 14, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Several airlines cancel flights as the typhoon batters Taiwan and brings heavy rain to the northern Philippines

Gov't: Fewer flight delays due to stricter rules, 'common sense' approach

Sep 14, 2016 - 3:30 PM

It was reduced tremendously Minimum is about 5 to 6 delayed arrivals and very minimal in terms of departure says Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Eddie Monreal during a Senate budget hearing

FEW FLIGHT DELAYS. The Manila International Airport Authority reports a decline in the number of flight delays int he country due to stricter rules. File photo by AFP

Tugade to formalize Manila-Clark train plan in 90 days

Jul 20, 2016 - 8:00 PM

This is in relation to Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade s request to airlines to transfer smaller turbo propeller planes to Clark airport

CONNECTIVITY. The transportation department will provide Manila-Clark connectivity using a standard train or a connector road

Tugade apologizes for NAIA runway closure, vows improvements

Jul 20, 2016 - 8:50 AM

To the public I m sorry I m sorry to the President [Rodrigo Duterte] because it happened during my 19 days of watch the newly installed transportation chief speaks before a business forum

FULL RESPONSIBILITY. Last repaired in 2011, Tugade says NAIA runway is long due for another overhaul and proper maintenance. File photo from Rappler

Frustration, anger over NAIA runway closure

Jul 18, 2016 - 7:02 PM

While they are not surprised many netizens vent about the hassle the delay caused them

APPEASEMENT. Royal KLM staff address passenger concerns for the cancelled flight due to the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Photo courtesy of Manja Bayang

Emergency closure of NAIA runway brings cancelled flights

Jul 18, 2016 - 6:13 PM

5th UPDATE The Manila International Airport Authority says runway 06 24 had to be closed immediately due to small asphalt cracks that could damage planes

NAIA TERMINAL 3. Image from Wikimedia Commons by user Eternal Dragon

Regular metered taxis now allowed at all NAIA terminals

Jul 18, 2016 - 5:55 PM

Starting Monday July 18 unaccredited white metered taxis can pick up and drop off passengers at all NAIA terminals

ALLOWED. Unaccredited taxis arrive for the arriving passengers in Terminal 3. Photo from NAIA-MIAA

Next Speaker? Pantaleon Alvarez and the ghost of NAIA 3

May 14, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The newly elected Davao del Norte representative is being eyed by PDP Laban Duterte s party as next House Speaker

Roxas: Sanction those responsible for NAIA 3 blackout

Apr 05, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The former transportation chief says it s only right that Malacañang sanction officials liable for the 5 hour power outage at NAIA 3

SHOULD HEADS ROLL? LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas says responsible officials should be sanctions for the NAIA blackout. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler.com

Dues unpaid: 4 int'l airlines may face NAIA access restriction

Mar 08, 2016 - 6:13 PM

MIAA says the airlines were given demand letters as early as 2014 with final letters sent in 2015 and early 2016

MIAA-AIRLINES DISPUTE. "More than an issue of settling dues, airport management wishes to settle differences with the airlines,” MIAA's Jose Angel Honrado says. File photo from AFP

By the numbers: Supply and demand of NAIA taxis

Jan 31, 2016 - 10:52 AM

Tens of thousands of passengers arrive at the Philippines premier airport daily but there are less than 2 000 taxis and rental cars

MORE TAXIS NEEDED. Airport authorities admit that the number of transport units available at NAIA are sorely lacking. Photo from the MIAA Facebook page

Airport execs told: Add more taxis, allow Uber, GrabCar to operate

Jan 25, 2016 - 4:33 PM

Senator Angara says the thousands of passengers arriving in NAIA need more transport options as there are only 1 497 accredited units currently operating

MORE TAXIS NEEDED. Senator Sonny Angara says airport authorities should accredit more taxis and allow services like Uber and GrabCar to operate at the airport. Rappler file photo

Go after abusive airport taxis, senators urge MIAA

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:25 PM

Lawmakers say reports of abusive taxi drivers at NAIA are tainting the country s image among tourists

MONITORING NEEDED. Lawmakers urge airport authorities to address issues of overcharging and abusive taxi drivers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Photo from NAIA-MIAA

Ople hits MIAA: Why hassle OFWs over terminal fee refund system?

Jan 13, 2016 - 4:44 PM

UPDATED There is a continuing injustice going on when OFWs are forced to line up to refund the P550 that they are not even supposed to pay under our law

CONTINUING INJUSTICE. Advocate for OFWs Toots Ople blasts the MIAA for the collection of terminal fees from OFWs, calling it a 'continuing injustice' for migrant workers.

Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Nona

Dec 14, 2015 - 2:21 PM

3rd UPDATE Bookmark and refresh this page for the latest information on flight cancellations as Typhoon Nona threatens parts of the country

Shuttle buses to ferry passengers to NAIA terminals

Nov 18, 2015 - 5:25 PM

Passengers with flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport may board airport shuttle buses to get to their terminals

SHUTTLE BUSES AVAILABLE. Passengers with flights at NAIA may use airport shuttle buses to get to their terminals. Rappler photo

Senators grill airport officials over bullet-planting scam

Nov 12, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Asked who can provide CCTV footage of an alleged laglag bala incident officials of the Office for Transportation Security and the Manila International Airport Authority point at each other

SENATE PROBE. DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya and MIAA general manager Jose Angel Honrado speak before the Senate hearing on the alleged NAIA bullet-planting scam on November 12, 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Nov 06, 2015 - 1:11 PM

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MIAA head: Limited authority in disciplining erring staff

Nov 05, 2015 - 12:52 PM

With 22 agencies operating in the airport MIAA general manager Jose Angel Honrado says he relies on coordination and goodwill of the agencies to boost airport security

SCREENING. A new CCTV camera is put up near the initial X-Ray at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport amid fears over the bullet-planting scam. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera/ Rappler

Abaya on laglag-bala woes: Review Firearms and Ammunition Act

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:59 PM

There are 1 212 cases of intercepted ammunition at NAIA terminals so far this year

NO PROOF YET. "So far, we have not established any fact to show any syndicate planting [bullets], but any passenger wrongly charged with planted evidence deserves all the attention of the government," DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz / Rappler

First airport laglag-bala complaint filed with NBI

Nov 03, 2015 - 7:38 PM

The justice department has also ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to form a special task force to probe the incidents at Manila s airport

MODUS OPERANDI. At least 6,000 netizens have expressed support for a Change.org petition seeking an investigation and end to this extortion scam at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

Duterte vows to lawyer for laglag-bala victims

Nov 02, 2015 - 10:48 PM

The Davao City mayor also appeals to the President from whom he has never asked a favor Please Mr President do something about the laglag bala problem

TIMELINE: Recent cases of alleged bullet scam at NAIA

Nov 02, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Authorities at NAIA have apprehended at least 5 people for allegedly carrying bullets inside their bags A similar incident was also reported at Davao airport

CLIMATE OF FEAR. OFW advocates and lawmakers say alleged scams at NAIA are creating fear among passengers. AFP file photo

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Nov 02, 2015 - 7:53 PM

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