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

    IATA: 2017 marked by strong passenger traffic
    06 Feb 2018 00:30

    By Emmie V. Abadilla | Manila Bulletin Benefitting from a strong global economy, passenger traffic results for 217 showed that demand in terms of re [ ... ]

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    06 Feb 2018 00:28

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    Iloilo-Clark flights open
    05 Feb 2018 00:27

    By Tara Yap | Manila Bulletin Iloilo City – Flights to and from Clark in Angeles City, Pampanga is the newest route offered at Iloilo International [ ... ]

    PAL increasing flights to China
    05 Feb 2018 00:26

    By Louella Desiderio | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Airlines (PAL) is ramping up operations in China by increasing flight f [ ... ]

    PAL ramps up China flight operations
    02 Feb 2018 00:56

    By Emmie V. Abadilla | Manila Bulletin In support of the national campaign targeting two million annual Chinese tourist arrivals, flag carrier Philip [ ... ]

    PAL to increase flights, routes to China
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    Airlines eye return of fuel surcharge
    24 Jan 2018 00:43

    By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer Airline ticket prices could go up this year as domestic carriers consider asking the government to aga [ ... ]

    PAL suspends Cebu-Singapore flights
    22 Jan 2018 00:41

    By Louella Desiderio | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Airlines (PAL) is suspending its Cebu-Singapore flight operations in Ma [ ... ]

    Lucio Tan says PAL Holdings to conduct re-IPO in 2nd quarter
    22 Jan 2018 00:39

    BusinessWorld Online THE COUNTRY’S flag carrier intends to push through with a plan to sell shares to the public this year, the Philippine’s seco [ ... ]

    DOF wants airlines’ tax perks scrapped
    19 Jan 2018 00:38

    By Chino S. Leyco | Manila Bulletin Tax incentives being enjoyed by the country’s two major airline companies will be removed once the Department o [ ... ]

    AirAsia PHL flies to Jakarta
    17 Jan 2018 00:36

    BusinessWorld Online PHILIPPINES AIRASIA, Inc. began flying from Manila to Jakarta on Tuesday, as it continues to expand its flight network in Southe [ ... ]

    Delta’s profit dips 8% but tops Street’s expectations
    15 Jan 2018 00:35

    Associated Press (AP) Dallas – Delta Air Lines reported that fourth-quarter profit slipped 8 percent, but the results still beat expectations as av [ ... ]

    Royal Cargo steps up investments in technology
    15 Jan 2018 00:33

    By Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat | Manila Bulletin Specialized logistics service provider Royal Cargo is leveraging innovative technologies in preparation  [ ... ]

    PAL to mount more chartered flights
    10 Jan 2018 00:31

    By Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat | Manila Bulletin Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will mount more chartered flights this year, mostly catering to the Chi [ ... ]

    AirAsia readies Osaka flights
    05 Jan 2018 00:16

    By Louella Desiderio | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — Philippines AirAsia Inc. plans to start mounting flights  from Manila to Osak [ ... ]

    AirAsia plans Manila-Osaka flights by 2nd half
    05 Jan 2018 00:15

    BusinessWorld Online PHILIPPINES AIRASIA, Inc. is looking to mount flights from Manila to Osaka, Japan by the second half of the year.

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