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'No cause for alarm' despite U.S. advisory on inadequate security at NAIA – MIAA

Dec 27, 2018 - 8:25 PM

MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal also says no complications regarding passengers are expected to arise as services for the airport were not downgraded

ASSURANCES. MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal gave assurances passengers will not be burdened by security enhancements at NAIA. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

U.S. airlines ordered to alert passengers of inadequate security at NAIA

Dec 27, 2018 - 2:38 PM

(UPDATED) The Homeland Security of the US says experts determined that the NAIA does not maintain or carry out 'effective security' that meets the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization

SECURITY. Security experts from the US Department of Homeland Security Transport Security Authority found the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is employing inadequate security measures. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Quicker security screening now available for PAL passengers from U.S.

Feb 04, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Eligible passengers who are on Philippine Airlines flights from Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York JFK, Honolulu, and Guam no longer have to remove their shoes, belts, and jackets at TSA checkpoints

BECOMING 5-STAR. PAL is currently rated as 3-star airline by London-based air transport rating organization Skytrax. Photo from PAL Corporate Communications

List: Items banned from airplanes

Jul 16, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The Office of Transportation Security has revised its list of items that can be brought on the plane citing ‘evolving levels of threat’ in international and domestic travel

NAIA tightens screening of ‘powerless’ devices

Jul 11, 2014 - 12:59 PM

Electronic gadgets that have no power or fail to work would be confiscated and the owner questioned

Smartphones, electronics to get closer airport checks – US

Jul 07, 2014 - 11:33 AM

TSA statement: Powerless devices will not be permitted onboard the aircraft The traveler may also undergo additional screening

A passengers with a laptop computer is screened in the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) passenger screening area at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia USA, 19 August 2013. Erik Lesser/EPA