Philippine Department of Transportation and Communication - updates

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Cebu Pacific seeks basis of P52.11M fine

Jan 13, 2015 - 5:28 PM

The budget carrier asks the Civil Aeronautics Board to explain the basis for the fine it had imposed on it over the botched holiday flights

Cebu Pacific fined P52.11M for botched holiday flights

Jan 12, 2015 - 5:57 PM

The Civil Aeronautics Board imposes a P5 000 fine for every affected 10 400 passengers of the budget carrier

Cebu Pacific faces 'full range of sanctions'

Jan 06, 2015 - 12:05 PM

The budget airline faces fines suspension and even a revocation of its franchise if warranted says the DOTC

HOLIDAY FLIGHTS. Filipino informal settlers work next to a Christmas tree at a government housing project as a Cebu Pacific Air aircraft flies overhead in Paranaque city, south of Manila, Philippines, on December 3, 2014. Photo by Francis Malasig / EPA

CAAP needs 'young blood' to keep Category 1 status

Apr 11, 2014 - 6:12 PM

A CAAP official says the present CAAP leadership consists mostly of men in their 70s who may not be around long enough to ensure the retention of the country s Category 1 status

No more private planes in NAIA by 2015

Feb 07, 2013 - 1:34 PM

Transport Secretary Abaya says the government is keen on transferring private planes to Sangley Point in Cavite in two years

OFF LIMITS TO PRIVATE PLANES. To decongest the Philippines' main airport NAIA, the government will move operations of private planes to Cavite, says Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. AFP Photo

DOTC extends LRT-MRT ticket system bid deadline

Feb 04, 2013 - 5:11 PM

Parties interested to bid for the P1 72 billion automatic fare collection system of the Light Rail Transit 1 and 2 and Metro Rail Transit 3 are given another month to submit their qualification documents

SYSTEM UPGRADE. The national government intends to upgrade the ticketing system of the MRT 3, LRT 1 and LRT 2 with contactless smart card-based technology. Photo obtained from the PPP Center website.

DOTC keen on fast-tracking PPP projects

Nov 22, 2012 - 12:46 PM

DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says he no longer needs to reassess projects in the pipeline and his priority is just to push things out

DOTC hires interim maintenance provider for MRT

Oct 19, 2012 - 5:04 PM

The contract of the new provider will be valid for only 6 months or until the government hires a regular maintenance provider for the rail system

NAIA-1 rehab, facelift to cost P1.64-B

Sep 13, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The facelift for NAIA 1 one of world s worst airports will cost P1 64 billion higher than the P1 16 billion budget outgoing Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas said in January