(Eagle News)–Several flights were cancelled on Saturday, Feb. 25, due to unfavorable weather conditions. The Manila International Airport Authority said the following flight/s are covered by the cancellation: PAL Express (2P) 2P 2932/2933 Manila-Basco-Manila The list shall be updated as information comes in. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has said the northeast monsoon was affecting Luzon.
Maguindanao del Sur town mayor hurt in Pasay ambush
(Eagle News) — A Maguindanao del Sur town mayor was hurt after at least two people shot him while he was traversing Pasay City on board his vehicle on Wednesday, the police said on Friday, Feb. 24. According to the Southern Police District, Datu Montawal Mayor Ohto Caumbo Montawal sustained a gunshot wound on his hip and left arm after the attack on Roxas Boulevard Service Road around 6:30 p.m. The assailants fled towards Buendia. […]
Canceled flights for Sunday, Feb. 19
(Eagle News)–Several flights on Sunday, Feb. 19, were canceled due to the bad weather. The Manila International Airport Authority said the following are covered by the cancelation: Cebu Pacific (5J) 5J 192/193 Manila-Cauayan-Manila 5J 508/509 Manila-Tuguegarao-Manila CebGo (DG) DG 6113/6114 Manila-Naga-Manila The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said cloudy skies and rains are expected in parts of the country. It said these were due to localized thunderstorms, an LPA off Surigao del Norte, […]
Canceled flights for Saturday, Feb. 18
(Eagle News) — Several flights scheduled on Saturday, Feb. 18, were canceled due to the bad weather. The Manila International Airport Authority said the following are covered by the cancelations: PAL Express (2P) 2P 2889/2890 Manila-Ozamiz-Manila This list shall be updated as new information comes in. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration earlier said it was monitoring a low pressure area off Davao City. The northeast monsoon is also affecting Luzon.
Bike lanes on Ayala Avenue to become shared lanes starting Wednesday, February 15
(Eagle News) — The bike lanes on Ayala Avenue will become shared lines starting Wednesday, February 15, the Makati City government said. The local government said this was to accommodate “both bikers along with the increasing number of commuters riding PUVs and help improve traffic flow in the city.” In a separate statement on Sunday, the Makati government said that while it acknowledged concerns on the shared lanes, it would push through with the plan. It […]
LRMC: Philippines’ first public terminal smart locker system to be launched in LRT-1
(Eagle News) — The Light Rail Manila Corp. has announced a smart locker system will soon be available in Light Rail Transit-1 stations. LRMC, the LRT-1’s private operator, said once launched in February, the system will be the first of its kind in a public terminal in the country. The LRMC made the announcement after it inked a deal with the Airspeed Group of Companies to activate PopBox. The LRMC said PopBox is a smart […]
LTO welcomes approval of single-ticketing system in Metro Manila
(Eagle News)–The Land Transportation Office welcomed the passage of the single-ticketing system to be implemented in Metro Manila. In a statement, LTO Chief Assistant Secretary Jayart Tugade said its implementation can help ensure traffic management in the National Capital Region is more “responsive, efficient and appropriate to the needs of the motoring public.” He added the fitness of a driver can now be determined once he applies for renewal of her or his license. “Even […]
DOTr: Overhaul of 72 MRT-3 train cars complete
(Eagle News) — The Metro Rail Transit-3 has completed the overhaul of its 72 light rail vehicles (LRVs). The Department of Transportation said the rail line’s passenger capacity is also expected to increase, with another 18 to 20 train sets expected to be deployed during peak hours. “Now that we have completed the overhaul of the 72 LRVs of the MRT-3, we expect more passengers to patronize the rail line, especially during rush hour,” Transportation […]
Aircraft gets stalled on NAIA runway; MIAA says no flights affected
(Eagle News) — An aircraft got stalled on a runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Manila International Airport Authority said the King Air aircraft stalled at Runway 13/31 at 10:05 a.m. today. The nine people on board—seven individuals and two crew members—were unharmed, MIAA said. They were immediately assisted by the MIAA Rescue Team. According to MIAA, the aircraft was successfully extracted at 10:43 a.m. Clearing operations were done […]
Flight cancellations for Monday, Jan. 16
(Eagle News) — Several flights were cancelled on Monday, Jan. 16, due to the bad weather. According to the Manila International Airport Authority, the following flights are covered by the cancellation: PAL Express (2P) 2P 2932/2933 Manila-Basco-Manila The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration earlier raised a rainfall advisory over parts of Luzon and Visayas.
LRTA: Proposed LRT-1, LRT-2 fare increases to go through process
(Eagle News) — The Light Rail Transit Authority on Thursday, Jan. 12, said the proposed fare hikes for both the Light Rail Transit lines 1 and 2 will still go through a process. The LRTA made the statement after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board approved the LRTA’s proposed additional P2.29 boarding fare and 21 centavos for every kilometer on both LRT lines. In making the proposal, the LRTA said the current boarding fare […]
Flight cancellations on Wednesday, Jan. 11
(Eagle News) — Several flights were cancelled on Wednesday, Jan. 11, due to bad weather. According to the Manila International Airport Authority, the cancellation covers the following: AirAsia Z2 651 Manila-Zamboanga – diverted to Davao Z2 652 Zamboanga-Manila Cebgo DG 6839/6840 Manila-Del Carmin-Manila Cebu Pacific (5J) 5J 852 Zamboanga-Manila 5J 853/854 Manila-Zamboanga-Manila 5J 855/856 Manila-Zamboanga-Manila 5J 859/860 Manila-Zamboanga-Manila PAL Express (2P) 2P 2994 Zamboanga-Manila 2P 2997/2998 Manila-Zamboanga-Manila The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration […]