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The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) is the agency of the government mandated to regulate the economic aspect of air transportation, and shall have the general supervision, control and jurisdiction over air carriers, general sales agents, cargo sales agents, and air freight forwarders as well as their property, property rights, equipment, facilities, and franchise (R.A. No. 776, as amended by P.D. 1462). CAB is an attached agency of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC). In the exercise of its regulatory powers, it is authorized to issue Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) to domestic carriers, Foreign Air Carrier's Permit (FACP) to foreign carriers, and Letters of Authority to airfreight forwarders, general sales agents, cargo sales agents who are fit, willing, and able to perform services as required by public convenience and necessity. CAB likewise performs quasi-judicial functions.


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CebuPac, PAL among three most profitable airlines in SEAsia
16 Sep 2014 00:34

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines -  Aviation think tank Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) reported that budg [ ... ]

Lucio Tan group retakes PAL’s helm
16 Sep 2014 00:33

San Miguel’s 49% stake reacquired in $1-B deal
By Doris C. Dumlao, Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer Tycoon Lucio Tan on Monday officially [ ... ]

Tan vows to build new PAL under his management
16 Sep 2014 00:29

By Madelaine B. Miraflor | Manila Bulletin Tycoon Lucio Tan is now geared to build a whole new Philippine Airlines after his $1-billion takeover of t [ ... ]

Qatar Airways offers hefty discounts for Clark flights
11 Sep 2014 00:25

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - Qatar Airways is offering hefty discounts to lure more passengers to fly to Doha via [ ... ]

AirAsia transfers 3 int’l flights to NAIA 3
11 Sep 2014 00:23

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - AirAsia Inc., the Philippine unit of low cost carrier AirAsia Berhad of Malaysia, is [ ... ]

CAAP sets hefty fine on illegal drone use
10 Sep 2014 00:20

Manila Bulletin Drone and helicopter hobbyists, beware. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines will begin slapping fines of up to P3, f [ ... ]

7 days to pay $1B, Tan gets loan for PAL buyback
10 Sep 2014 00:18

Manila Bulletin Taipan Lucio Tan has arranged loans amounting to between $75 million to $8 million from four banks to fund the major part of the $ [ ... ]

Cebu Pacific to fly to Riyadh starting Oct. 1
10 Sep 2014 00:17

Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines–Budget airline Cebu Pacific will launch thrice weekly non-stop flights to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia star [ ... ]

SMC said to complete PAL sale within a week
10 Sep 2014 00:13

BusinessWorld Online CONGLOMERATE San Miguel Corp. (SMC) expects to complete the sale of its 49% stake in national flag carrier Philippine Airlines,  [ ... ]

China carrier wants to mount flights to Manila
01 Sep 2014 00:57

Xiamen Airlines already filed petition with PH regulators
By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer A subsidiary of China Southern Airlines Co.,  [ ... ]

Clark airport underused, solons learn firsthand
01 Sep 2014 00:55

Philippine Daily Inquirer CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines—The expanded terminal at Clark International Airport (CRK) is underutilized due to the lack o [ ... ]

Malaysia Airlines to slash 6,000 jobs in survival bid
01 Sep 2014 00:53

AFP Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia Airlines will slash 6, jobs, trim its route network, and replace its CEO under plans announced Friday to stave off b [ ... ]

Cebu Pacific awarded seats to 5 destinations
29 Aug 2014 00:28

BusinessWorld Online CEBU PACIFIC Air said that it has won regulatory approval to deploy more flights to Singapore, Myanmar, New Zealand, Macau and H [ ... ]

Parent infuses cash into AirAsia PH
29 Aug 2014 00:25

By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines–Malaysia’s AirAsia Berhad, one of the largest budget carriers in the region, e [ ... ]

JAL Said to Plan Order for 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets
29 Aug 2014 00:23

By Kiyotaka Matsuda | Bloomberg Japan Airlines Co. (921), the country’s second-largest airline, agreed to buy 32 planes from Mitsubishi Aircraft C [ ... ]

More flights poised to take off from Cebu
28 Aug 2014 00:21

By Malou M. Mozo | Manila Bulletin Cebu City, Cebu – Capitalizing on what could most likely be robust growth in domestic travel, Cebu Air Inc. (CEB [ ... ]

Skyjet Airlines now flies to Baler
22 Aug 2014 00:32

Manila Bulletin SkyJet Airlines, which calls itself as the “country’s first boutique leisure airline,” is now flying to Baler, Aurora. SkyJet A [ ... ]

IATA backs WHO’s call for airlines to keep flying to West Africa
22 Aug 2014 00:31

Bloomberg Air links should be maintained with Ebola-hit regions in West Africa that need connections to the outside world, the International Air Tran [ ... ]

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