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Nearly 300 passengers stranded by ‘Basyang’

A TOTAL of 288 passengers were stranded in Iloilo ports following the suspension of fast craft trips from Iloilo to Bacolod and vice versa due to tropical depression ‘Basyang.’ The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) suspended the trips after Western Visayas was placed under Signal No. 1 evening of Feb 12, 2018. PCG-Iloilo Commander Lieutenant Rodolfo […] The post Nearly 300 passengers stranded by ‘Basyang’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianFeb 14th, 2018

International, local airlines fined for uncoordinated ‘Xiamen’ flights

The Manila International Airport Authority will fine local and international airlines P5,000 per passenger for making uncoordinated flights to speed up transport of stranded passengers a day after a Xiamen Air plane overshot the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport last Aug. 16......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

House panel to probe Xiamen Air runway accident at NAIA

  MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on transportation will begin its investigation into the Xiamen Air plane accident at the country's main airport, which led to flight delays and cancellations that left thousands of passengers stranded. The House panel will conduct the probe into the runway ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Philippines to fine Xiamen Air P33 million

By Paolo Romero/The Philippine Star – The government will demand from Xiamen Air at least P33 million in fines for the inconvenience caused by the accident involving its jet last Aug. 16 that delayed flights and stranded thousands of passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Manila International Airport Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

NAIA officials tell Senate probers they didn& apos;t assist stranded passengers - Inquirer.net

NAIA officials tell Senate probers they didn't assist stranded passengers - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Philippines to fine Xiamen Air P33 million

The government will demand from Xiamen Air at least P33 million in fines for the inconvenience caused by the accident involving its jet last Aug. 16 that delayed flights and stranded thousands of passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

Senators hit Tugade s absence during NAIA runway mess

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Senators questioned Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade for not being physically present during the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) runway, which led to flight delays and cancellations that left thousands of passengers stranded. During the Senate public services committee hearing on the Xiamen Air mishap ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

Italy allows some migrants off stranded boat amid EU row

ROME, Italy (UPDATED) – Italy allowed 16 of the 150 migrants stranded on board a coastguard ship at a Sicily port to disembark on Saturday, August 25, as government officials face questioning over the refusal to let all passengers off, media reported.  The Diciotti vessel has been docked at the port ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Globe brings free unli GoWiFi to over 10,000 stranded passengers at NAIA

Globe Telecom has provided free unlimited GoWiFi service to over 10,000 passengers who were stranded for hours at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) brought about by the incident involving a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Stories of stranded passengers at NAIA can stop you in your tracks

A Xiamen Airlines flight that overshot the main runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport set off a chain of events that led to flight cancellations and delays over the course of five days. Thousands of travelers were affected and unable to get into their scheduled flights. These are some of their stories. Three times […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

How to ensure rights of airline passengers are upheld in case of delays, cancellations

The runway mishap involving a Boeing 737-8000 plane owned by Xiamen Airlines and subsequent recovery flights caused one of the biggest pileup of stranded passengers seen in the history of air transport in the Philippines. The chaotic weekend at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport saw travelers air out their complaints as flights were cancelled and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

TIMELINE: Xiamen Air plane mishap at NAIA runway

MANILA, Philippines – For over 4 days, the Philippines' main airport was paralyzed due to the Xiamen Air mishap. Hundreds of flights were canceled, dozens of flights were diverted, and thousands of passengers were stranded. (READ:  What to do when your flight gets canceled ) Here's a rundown of what has happened. {source}Thursday, August 16{/source} 11:55 pm Xiamen Air Flight MF8667 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Xiamen Air says sorry days after runway mishap

MANILA, Philippines – Xiamen Air apologized on Monday, August 20, to passengers affected by the runway mishap that left thousands of passengers stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) over the weekend. It took Xiamen Air more than 3 days since its passenger plane skidded off a NAIA runway ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

House, Senate eye NAIA Fiasco probes

THE House Committee on Transportation is set to conduct a motu propio investigation into the festering problem of stranded passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Committee Chairman Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento said the legislative inquiry will be on September 5 and will focus on the slow action of the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

NAIA’s terminal case: What went wrong after an airline’s bad landing

(Updated 3:34 p.m.) Several flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have been cancelled following the crash landing of a Boeing 747 owned by Xiamen Air last week. Citizens and officials have begun to search for answers and solutions as the tangle of stranded passengers remains thick. Chaos at the airport At least 69 flights […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

House panel to probe NAIA runway mess

MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on transportation is set to investigate the temporary closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) runway, which led to flight delays and cancellations that left thousands of passengers stranded. "Yes, we're going to have an investigation. The schedule I set is on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

After 3 days, Xiamen Air sorry for runway mishap

MANILA, Philippines – Xiamen Air apologized on Monday, August 20, to passengers affected by the runway mishap that left thousands of passengers stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) over the weekend. It took Xiamen Air more than 3 days since its passenger plane skidded off a NAIA runway ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

House to probe Naia issue on Sept. 5

The House of Representatives committee on transportation will conduct a motu propio investigation on Sept. 5 into the recent incident at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) that left thousands of passengers stranded. Transportation panel chairman Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento said this in a phone interview with reporters on Monday. Sarmiento said officials of the Manila International Airport Authority will also be summoned to explain the incident and discuss its possible damages to the Philippine economy. On Thursday night, Xiamen Air Flight MF8667 skidded off the runway, prompting delays in and cancellations of several international and local flights, and leaving t...Keep on reading: House to probe Naia issue on Sept. 5.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

MIAA general manager: Airlines urged to help stranded passengers

THE MANILA International Airport Authority (MIAA) said airlines are not obliged to serve food and water to stranded passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), but hoped they would acknowledge their “moral obligation.” The post MIAA general manager: Airlines urged to help stranded passengers appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

Stranded

THOUSANDS of departing passengers, including overseas Filipino workers, were stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) when a Xiamen Airlines aircraft got stuck at the grassy portion of the NAIA runway after a rough touchdown 11:55 Thursday midnight. Forty-eight international and domestic flights were canceled while 7 international flights….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Coast guard reports 193 passengers stranded due to the weather

The Philippine Coast Guard reported on Monday morning that 193 passengers were stranded due inclement weather and unfavorable sea conditions. Source link link: Coast guard reports 193 passengers stranded due to the weather.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018