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 […]

At least 6 dead in Manila fire

Four people hurt, BFP says (Eagle News) — At least six people died in a fire that hit a residential area in Manila on Thursday, December 29. According to the Bureau of Fire Protection, at least four people were also hurt in the blaze that broke out at 2:34 a.m. on Arlegui Street in Quiapo. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. The fire was put out at 8:10 a.m. At least […]

DOTr, DOST ink agreement for development of automated fare collection system

(Eagle News)–The Departments of Transportation, and Science and Technology have signed an agreement for the development of an automated fare collection system that will benefit mass transport systems. According to the DOTr, the agreement signed by DOTr Secretary Jaime Bautista and DOST Secretary Renato Solidum Jr. seeks to establish a laboratory testing facility in Bicutan, and “govern the roles and responsibilities of the parties regarding the Certification and Validation testing of Fare Media and Transit […]

At least 9 people dead in Muntinlupa fire

(Eagle News)–Nine people were confirmed dead in a fire that hit a house in Muntinlupa on Sunday, Dec. 18. The Bureau of Fire Protection said one person remains missing while another was injured. The fire broke out in a residential area on Larva Street in Barangay Putatan at 8:56 a.m. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. The blaze reached the first alarm and was put out at 10:25 a.m. The cost […]

LTO summons four of its enforcers over extortion allegations

(Eagle News) — The Land Transportation Office has summoned four of its enforcers who figured in a viral video that showed them allegedly extorting money. The Department of Transportation did not name the enforcers who allegedly extorted P8,000 from a motorist they had flagged down at an LTO checkpoint in Bocaue, Bulacan over the weekend, but said that, based on the video, they were aboard LTO Mobile #14 with plate number SHS 234. LTO Chief […]

Several Manila roads temporarily closed for bar exams

(Eagle News) — The Manila government has announced road closures around some universities in the city for the bar examinations. According to the local government, the temporary road closures take effect on Nov. 9, 13, 16 and 20. The southbound lane of Estrada street to Quirino street will be closed from 2 a.m. to 7 p.m. at De La Salle University on Taft Avenue. Meanwhile, the northbound lane will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to […]

Canceled flights for Sunday, Nov. 6

(Eagle News)–Airport authorities on Sunday, Nov. 6, announced the cancellation of some flights due to bad weather. According to the Manila International Airport Authority, the following is so far canceled: Cebgo (DG) DG 6177/6178 Manila-Masbate-Manila The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has said the shear line was affecting Northern Luzon.

PNR offers special trips on Tuesday, Nov. 1, but no full operations yet

(Eagle News) — The Philippine National Railways is offering special trips on Tuesday, Nov. 1. However, the PNR said full operations are not yet possible following the onslaught of “Paeng.” The PNR said the following trips are being offered: Tutuban to Alabang – 5:36 AM; 6:36 AM; 7:06 AM; 8:06 AM; 9:06 AM; 10:06 AM; 11:06 AM Alabang to Tutuban – 7:12 AM; 8:02 AM; 8:42 AM; 9:42 AM 10:32 AM; 11:32 AM Binan to […]

PNR cancels trips; LRTA says LRT-2 Libreng Sakay for students suspended on Saturday, Oct. 29

(Eagle News)–Rail authorities have announced the suspension of some train services as “Paeng” continued to bring rains and strong winds over parts of the country on Saturday, Oct. 29. The Light Rail Authority said the Libreng Sakay for students was temporarily suspended starting 10 a.m. The Philippine National Railways said its trips were canceled starting 9 a.m. It said this was to ensure the safety of passengers amid “Paeng.” The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical […]