Well, Megawide-GMR got the rehab project of MNL.
https://www.facebook.com/CNNPhilippines ... 8061730074
The NAIA Consortium's OPS for MNL rehab is officially withdrawn by MIAA.
Similar to TPE's full name. But Manila International Airport is way more better than this proposed name.
https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2020/06/12/2020356/stranded-pinay-cruise-ship-worker-kills-self-barbados While certainly laudable especially on this day...it's also saddening that many of those thousands would be out work without any assurances of gainful employment soon. The only consolation is...Jump to post
So, shouldn't the message be "taking too long to connect" or something like that instead? Is it thru FB? Didn't noticed that at least once. Anyway, this flight data really triggered hysteria that it might carry pax carrying the virus, because the origin is the same as where C-19 was disco...Jump to post
High traffic visit maybe? So, shouldn't the message be "taking too long to connect" or something like that instead? Is it thru FB? Didn't noticed that at least once. Anyway, this flight data really triggered hysteria that it might carry pax carrying the virus, because the origin is the sa...Jump to post
Any interior photo updates on LIPAD 's CRK T2 :?: International airline operations might resume gradually any month now...it has to be ready by then to absorb the influx of flights and passengers. :crowded: If Metro Manila and all other provinces will be placed under GCQ by Monday, domestic and int...Jump to post
Not much aviation-related but MCIA will be transformed into a COVID-19 testing laboratory, as Cebu is the current epicenter of the pandemic in the Philippines. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1279466/cebu-airport-to-build-covid-19-test-laboratory The facility, which can process at least 900 reverse tra...Jump to post
In connection with # 206 above, don't know when this photo was taken, but it may be an accurate depiction of the prevailing situation..... :wideeyed: https://www.beltandroad.news/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Construction-under-way-at-the-Sangley-airport-in-Cavite-City.jpg https://www.beltandroad.news...Jump to post
So what’s gonna happen to PAL then? “In its 2019 annual report released only yesterday, PAL Holdings Inc., citing the coronavirus pandemic which has shut down global travel since March 2020, said: “A material uncertainty exists that may cast significant doubt on the Group’s (PAL) ability to continu...Jump to post
The CAAP has announced select international flight arrivals at NAIA starting May 11..... https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2020/05/09/2012880/international-flight-arrivals-allowed-naia-select-days-starting-may-11 I'm glad that only returning residents, diplomats and dignitaries that hold PH passpo...Jump to post
Remnants of Second World War is still present on the present-day NAIA, and that includes stockpile of bomb hiding beneath the runway. https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/metro/737120/possible-world-war-ii-bomb-unearthed-at-naia/story/?just_in An unexploded vintage bomb, believed to have been used d...Jump to post
Elsewhere - on a lighter note to uplift our sagging spirits - a social media user is being investigated for comments about government's acquisition of a business jet..... https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2020/04/07/2006089/nbi-summons-facebook-user-saying-money-p2-b-jet-better-spent-healthcare ht...Jump to post
Too bad there hasn't been much photos from spotters in MNL as it has been getting rare flights, like Austrian's 77E and Cambodia's A319 recently. The spotters are most likely grounded by the ECQ as well. :boxedin: Likewise, photo updates of the construction at CRK T2 and the renovation at NAIA T2 h...Jump to post
A IAI 1124 Westwind owned by Lionair (gen av charter airline) crashed during take-off at MNL. RWY06/24 currently closed. :tombstone: R.I.P. to everyone who perished and prayers for their families. :pray: https://samchui.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Aircraft_Crashed_Manila_03-759x500.jpg https://s...Jump to post
A IAI 1124 Westwind owned by Lionair (gen av charter airline) crashed during take-off at MNL. RWY06/24 currently closed.
Effective March 28, NAIA will only operate at T1, effectively closing T2, T3 and T4 until the Enhanced Community Quarantine / lockdown ends or on a later date. https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/731410/all-flights-will-operate-at-naia-terminal-1-starting-march-28/story/ Starting 12:01 a.m. ...Jump to post
PR's 77W (RP-C7773) that was ferried to VCV for maintenance a while back has immediately returned to service, taking over RP-C7772's return leg from LAX, landing back in MNL a couple of hours ago. RP-C7772 was ferried LAX-VCV earlier this morning. I wonder why they didn't do the maintenance work at...Jump to post
So...could this be part of the reason why UA is blocking PR 's application to serve SEA ?..... :airplane: ..... https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1443073 5903197 But apart from the unfortunate timing, SEA is not among the cities listed on the joint codeshare application. And w...Jump to post
Cebu Pacific will suspend flights from March 19 (where all Luzon airports will be closed re Enhanced Community Quarantine/Lockdown) to April 14.
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Much better if this Tenacious Six Oligarchs' NAIA Rehab scrapped and re-bid it to others thru the crappy PPP system - GMR-Megawide might wave again. :wave: Considering their recently strengthened alliance with AdP , I guess that GMR would be very interested in getting a second shot at NAIA . :hyper...Jump to post
Concern has been raised about the possible dissolution of the NAIA Consortium ..... :crackup: ..... https://opinion.inquirer.net/128052/off-track-airport-plans So while the DOTr boss is upbeat that there's still the Tenacious Six left to pursue the NAIA Rehab Project , no final agreement nor any fi...Jump to post
MVP's MPIC leaves the oligarch-led NAIA Consortium. https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/companies/728928/pangilinan-led-mpic-pulls-out-of-naia-rehab-bid/story/ In a regulatory filing, the Pangilinan-led company said it has already informed other members of the NAIA Consortium of its plan to withdr...Jump to post
Crybaby UA, everyone. MNL-SEA flight of PR may be put on hold.... :banghead: https://business.inquirer.net/291768/united-airlines-blocks-pal-bid-to-fly-to-seattle United Airlines is lobbying for the US Department of Transportation to put PAL’s expansion on hold until the American industry giant is g...Jump to post
However, their Mabuhay magazine still shows their Bohol-Seoul flights as active (albeit still saying "Tagbilaran" instead of "Panglao" for some reason), and checking at FR24 it seems that TAG-ICN flights are still ongoing (albeit operated by PAL Express). Could it be due to Pang...Jump to post
Boo Chanco, a SMC fanboy and crappy PPP advocate is crying as NMIA's groundbreaking and the future of the project itself is still uncertain. :lol: https://www.philstar.com/business/2020/02/19/1994185/bulacan-airport-goner I just checked with San Miguel the status of their airport project in Bulacan…...Jump to post
So how about Bulacan Airport? https://www.bworldonline.com/sangley-airport-expansion-to-break-ground-mid-feb/ Sources say the NMIA project will break ground by September 2020 . Maybe revisions on the plan will be made plus the events related to RSAs personal life, Taal, COVID-19, etc. hinders SMC a...Jump to post
PR to suspend scheduled charters from Kalibo to Mainland China in light of the recent coronavirus outbreak. Flights are operated with 2P A320s, serving Hangzhou, Nanjing and Shanghai. All ops to other destinations in the PRC and Hong Kong/Macau with Mainline aircraft are still to operate as schedul...Jump to post
If Rao-Saavedra consortium enters the Swiss Challenge, they are like monopolizing the major airport projects here--from CEB T2, CRK T2 (construction only) and this, though i'll support that instead of NAIA oligarchs' proposal, lol. With the groundbreaking happening in 2 days, I think SMC and DOTr s...Jump to post
Curious that no pictures of SGL are surfacing now..... :scratchchin: DOTr do not regularly update on ongoing construction activities in SGL , knowing that they have enormous number of projects under Build 3x, thus no new photos were released to public over the past month. On the other hand, Public ...Jump to post
With the groundbreaking happening in 2 days, I think SMC and DOTr should postpone it as RSA needs to attend on personal matters re Jomar Ang on hospital and PRRD and other government officials monitoring Taal Volcano. https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/01/13/20/san-miguels-ramon-ang-says-son-jomar-al...Jump to post
The DOTr expects to finish negotiations with the NAIA Consortium for the congested MNL airport's modernization within this month..... :crossfingers: ..... https://business.inquirer.net/287000/deal-on-naia-rehab-seen-this-month Quote: "He said the DOTr would cancel the unsolicited proposal and ...Jump to post
January 15, 2020 is the day, NMIA will finally break ground. https://manilastandard.net/mobile/article/313933 Curious that only the Manila Standard carried the story. Do the other rags have their own pet projects? :scratchchin: As my default writer opines, modern international airports are desperat...Jump to post
January 15, 2020 is the day, NMIA will finally break ground. https://manilastandard.net/mobile/article/313933 On Jan. 15, San Miguel Corp. finally breaks ground for its P735.6-billion New Manila International Airport in Bulakan town, Bulacan province. Top officials from President Duterte’s cabinet,...Jump to post
Oh BTW, CCCC was blacklisted by World Bank between 2011 to 2017 over fraudulent practices under Phase 1 of the Philippines National Roads Improvement and Management Project. They also bagged new projects under the Build 3x program pver the past 2 years. If they engage again in these illegal practic...Jump to post
CEB is now a memeber of IATA! https://business.mb.com.ph/2019/12/17/cebu-pacific-joins-iata-as-member/ Not sure if there the first LCC to become a full memeber? But nonetheless its quite a significant achivement IMHO. SpiceJet, a LCC based in India is IIRC a member of IATA. China Communications Con...Jump to post
China Communications Construction Corp.-MacroAsia Corp. JV will finally develop the SGL. CCCC is behind the PEK T3, HZMB, among others. So this means, PAL (owned by LT, same as MacroAsia) may move here, once completed. But as expected, Sinophobes will be outraged, lol. https://news.abs-cbn.com/busin...Jump to post
A few interesting points from the Philippine News Agency article on NMIA ..... https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1086700 Quote: "Based on the proposed plan, an eight-kilometer elevated NMIA Airport Expressway will be built from the 2,500-hectare airport to the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) in Ma...Jump to post
NAIA is closed tomorrow from 1100H - 2300H due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri).
https://twitter.com/gmanews/status/1201 ... 59969?s=19
Kinda off-topic but 5J now embraces the LGBTQIA community by hiring transgender flight attendants. Maybe soon, we could see pilots that are also part of LGBTQIA.
https://www.pep.ph/lifestyle/extraordin ... 1119-lfrm/
Lucio "Bong" Tan Jr. has passed away. Condolences to the family. This puts the airline's internal power struggle into further uncertainty. https://twitter.com/PhilippineStar/status/1193726041593806848?s=20 Perhaps, Vivienne will assume the permanent position as President of PAL Holdings l...Jump to post
San Miguel's lodi (reverse of idol) is SIA? Could that be a hint that SIAEP might move to NMIA from CRK? Fingers crossed, lol. I was alluding to Sia's song given the wording of the report. The DOF/DOTr were portrayed as vacillating so SMC needed an elastic heart to deal with it. :stirthepot: I woul...Jump to post
Devilfish wrote:It seems SIA could be SMC's new idol..... .....
https://www.philstar.com/business/2019/ ... stic-award
FedEx is back in the Philippines with CRK (not SFS) as its new Asian Hub, replacing CAN due to trade war of two super imperialists (US-China). https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/companies/714243/fedex-returning-to-phl-amid-us-china-trade-war-envoy/story/ This time, the FedEx operations in the Phi...Jump to post
The NAIA aerodrome is the only remaining open space left in a megalopolis without major parks. And it is right smack in the middle of the city. We already demolished much of Nayong Pilipino to make way for developments in T2. And any further terminal expansion means destroying what little green the...Jump to post
Regarding the PAF ordering G280 for the President and other high ranking government officials, i'll go off-topic because seriously, I find it very stupid, in a way they enjoy the luxury of being in the government or in armed forces when the majority of the population struggle in different issues, c...Jump to post
the Line 7 connection to Marilao NSCR station in front of Republic of Shoemart Marilao, how will that even cross the mostly residential parts of SJDM? Via underground which will take years or decades to be finished? Elevated line might not be possible parallel to the current road infrastructure of ...Jump to post
Just to add on post 756 of Devilfish, the Line 7 connection to Marilao NSCR station in front of Republic of Shoemart Marilao, how will that even cross the mostly residential parts of SJDM? Via underground which will take years or decades to be finished? Elevated line might not be possible parallel t...Jump to post