Welcome to the Civil Aeronautics Board


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.


Poll Survey Description


Survey Title: Do you want to see CAB Photo Gallery on our site?

Description: Photo gallery will consists of the following photo collections:

                         1. Events photos (e.g. Christmas party, anniversary, strat. planning, etc.)

                         2. Official meetings, hearings, air talks, (if any)

                         3. Other suggestions


For comments and suggestions, write them on our message board.

Thank you and God bless!


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    Classification of Transactions



    1. Substitution/Change and/or upgrading of aircraft
    2. Revision or change of schedules
    3. Urgent filing of promotional fares and other fares, fees and charges, effective for a limited period of time
    4. Ad-hoc charter flights (International)
    5. Petition for waiver of all provisions of PD 1466 (on the use of Philippine Flag Carrier by government entities)

    COMPLEX TRANSACTIONS: (3 days up to 10 days)

    1. Petition for approval of transfer of shareholdings in corporations authorized to engage in air transportation
    2. Domestic passenger/Cargo extra section flights/Charter Flights
    3. Unopposed application for approval of rates, fees and charges, effective for a limited period of time
    4. Unopposed application for approval of summer and winter schedules
    5. Application for International charter flights
    6. Petition for change of corporate name
    7. Petition for authority to perform as domestic sales agent


    1. Original petition/application for authority to operate as an air carrier (CPCN/FACP)
    2. Petition for renewal/extension of CPCN and FACP
    3. Opposed application for additional frequencies/entitlements
    4. Opposed petition for designation to other countries and allocation of entitlements
    5. Application for authority to operate as international and domestic airfreight forwarder
    6. Petition for authority to act as General Sales Agent
    7. Petition for authority to act as Cargo Sales Agent
    8. Petition to act as Cargo Sales Agent
    9. Petition to act as Off-line Carrier
    10. Imposition of fines and penalties
    11. Petition for authority to operate aircraft in the conduct/furtherance of business
    12. All opposed applications for issuance of CPCN, FACP,  permits/authority


    News Portal

    PAL highlights competitive edge with new, bold ad campaign
    30 Oct 2017 00:57

    Philippine Daily Inquirer Philippine Airlines has unveiled its newest and ‘radical’ ad campaign in the Philippines #FlyTheWayYouDeserve to reinfo [ ... ]

    Safety of airports assured
    30 Oct 2017 00:56

    By Jerome Aning | Philippine Daily Inquirer Anticipating a heavy increase in the volume of travelers as All Saints’ Day approaches, the Civil Aviat [ ... ]

    PAL looking for partners for NAIA-2 expansion project
    30 Oct 2017 00:54

    BusinessWorld Online PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) is planning to submit to the government its unsolicited proposal for the expansion of Ninoy Aquino Int [ ... ]

    Ryanair and its pilots hit turbulence
    30 Oct 2017 00:53

    AFP Ryanair is coming under heavy fire from pilots uneasy with its management style and working conditions, just as complaints from passengers incens [ ... ]

    Pilots flying high as airline travel increases
    30 Oct 2017 00:48

    Agence France-Presse An increase in global air traffic means pilots are in high demand and are now often in a position to choose to work for airlines [ ... ]

    Airlines get ready for new U.S. security rules from Thursday
    26 Oct 2017 00:36

    By David Shepardson and Jamie Freed | Reuters WASHINGTON/TAIPEI (Reuters) - New security measures including stricter passenger screening take effect  [ ... ]

    Laguindingan Airport becomes 7th CEB hub
    23 Oct 2017 00:30

    By Emmie V. Abadilla | Manila Bulletin Cebu Pacific (CEB) yesterday designated Laguindingan Airport in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, as its seven [ ... ]

    AirAsia makes Clark its main hub in Phl
    23 Oct 2017 00:27

    By Louella Desiderio | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — Philippines AirAsia Inc. is making Clark its main hub due to congestion at the cou [ ... ]

    AirAsia PHL says CIAC agrees to waive airport fees
    23 Oct 2017 00:25

    By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo | BusinessWorld Online CLARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Corp. (CIAC) has granted the request of AirAsia Philippines, Inc. to  [ ... ]

    Mactan-Cebu among Asia’s top 25 airports
    20 Oct 2017 00:20

    By Kier Edison C. Belleza | Manila Bulletin Lapu-Lapu City – The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has again made the list of the 25 best ai [ ... ]

    Airport ‘welcomers’ are security nightmare
    20 Oct 2017 00:18

    By Floro Mercene | Manila Bulletin The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) averages about 5, passengers daily, coming and going across the  [ ... ]

    AirAsia X may swap 66-jet Airbus A330neo order to A350 planes
    20 Oct 2017 00:16

    Bloomberg AirAsia X Bhd., the long-haul arm of the region’s biggest budget carrier, is looking at swapping an order for 66 Airbus SE A33neo wide-b [ ... ]

    Explain Iloilo airport mishap, airline, aviation agency told
    19 Oct 2017 00:12

    By Tara Yap | Manila Bulletin     Iloilo City – The management of Cebu Pacific Air and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines ( [ ... ]

    NAIA now out of worst airports list
    19 Oct 2017 00:10

    By Emmie V. Abadilla | Manila Bulletin At last, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has gotten out of the worst airports in the world list.

    NAIA no longer on worst airports list
    19 Oct 2017 00:08

    By Rudy Santos | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is no longer included in the top 2 worst  [ ... ]

    EasyJet, Lufthansa among seven to bid for Alitalia
    18 Oct 2017 00:37

    Agence France-Presse British budget airline easyJet and German carrier Lufthansa both said Monday they have submitted offers for parts of Italy’s a [ ... ]

    Airbus to enter into partnership with Bombardier for C-Series program
    18 Oct 2017 00:36

    Agence France-Presse Paris – In the face of a bitter trade dispute with Boeing, Airbus announced it would take a majority stake in Bombardier’s m [ ... ]

    MCIA opens 2 new routes to China
    18 Oct 2017 00:33

    By Emmie Abadilla | Manila Bulletin A triumvirate of Chinese airlines starts flying from Shanghai and Xi’an direct to Cebu this month as Mactan-Ceb [ ... ]

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