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

    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 [ ... ]

    PAL to open Cebu-Bangkok service in Dec.
    12 Oct 2017 00:14

    By Emmie Abadilla | Manila Bulletin Amidst public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to Central Visayas, Philippine Airlines  [ ... ]

    PAL to start servicing Clark-Catanduanes route
    12 Oct 2017 00:11

    By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer Philippine Airlines (PAL) is beefing up operations in Clark International Airport in Pampanga province [ ... ]

    PAL to launch Cebu-Bangkok flights
    11 Oct 2017 00:23

    By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is opening up flights between Cebu and Bangkok, Thailand ahead  [ ... ]

    Air Asia seeks waiver of terminal fees, travel tax
    09 Oct 2017 00:09

    By Louella Desiderio | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — Philippines AirAsia Inc. is asking the government to waive the terminal fees as we [ ... ]

    Airlines see strong passenger traffic growth
    09 Oct 2017 00:07

    By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer The global trade organization of airlines is expecting overall strong passenger traffic growth in 217 [ ... ]

    PAL’s solution to NAIA’s congestion
    09 Oct 2017 00:06

    By Andrew J. Masigan | BusinessWorld Online Last May, Philippine Airlines formally presented an unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportat [ ... ]

    AirAsia asks gov’t to scrap travel tax, airport fees
    09 Oct 2017 00:03

    BusinessWorld Online PHILIPPINES AIRASIA, Inc. is asking the government to scrap the travel tax and airport fees imposed on departing travelers, sayi [ ... ]

    Air Juan takes flight in Cebu
    04 Oct 2017 13:59

    By Kier Edison C. Belleza | Manila Bulletin Cebu City – Cebu’s first seaplane service is set to start operating at the South Road Properties (SRP [ ... ]

    HK carrier eyes flights to PH
    04 Oct 2017 00:59

    By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer Budget carrier Hong Kong Express Ltd. (HK Express) is seeking approval to launch flights to the Philip [ ... ]

    PAL links Clark to Basco, Batanes
    03 Oct 2017 00:47

    Manila Bulletin Rugged and picturesque Basco in Batanes is now a short flight away for leisure travelers from Central and Northern Luzon with the lau [ ... ]

    Philippines AirAsia pushes IPO back to mid-2018
    03 Oct 2017 00:46

    By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo | BusinessWorld Online ILOILO CITY — Philippines AirAsia, Inc. is looking to conduct its initial public offering (IPO) [ ... ]

    PAL, gov’t in talks to settle arrears
    29 Sep 2017 00:42

    By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is in talks with the Duterte administration to resolve a long-r [ ... ]

    Gov’t threatens action vs PAL over billions in unpaid fees
    29 Sep 2017 00:39

    BusinessWorld Online THE Duterte administration is going after Philippine Airlines, Inc. (PAL) over P7.3 billion in alleged unpaid fees, as President [ ... ]

    Terminal Fee of domestic airports to be merged into Cebu Pacific ticket price
    27 Sep 2017 00:38

    Manila Bulletin The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), has integrated the Domestic Passenger Service Charge (DPSC), more common [ ... ]

    SEC clears PAL’s equity restructuring
    27 Sep 2017 00:36

    By Louella Desiderio | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Airlines (PAL) has secured the approval of the Securities and Exchange  [ ... ]

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