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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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Skyjet Airlines now flies to Baler
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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 [ ... ]

PAL further tweaks aircraft order from Airbus
18 Aug 2014 00:17

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - National flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL), jointly owned by taipan Lucio  [ ... ]

Air talks yield more South Africa flights
15 Aug 2014 00:10

BusinessWorld Online TRAVELERS will soon enjoy seven weekly flights to and from South Africa, following the conclusion of air service talks on Wednes [ ... ]

Phl inks air pact with South Africa
15 Aug 2014 00:09

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and South Africa have inked a new air agreement to boost trade, inve [ ... ]

India’s newest airline eyes Oct. launch
13 Aug 2014 00:34India’s newest airline eyes Oct. launch

AFP New Delhi – India’s newest airline announced Monday flights could begin in October, saying it was ”bullish” about the future even as a ri [ ... ]

Etihad Seals $2.4 Billion Deal to Buy 49% of Ailing Alitalia
12 Aug 2014 00:30

By Vernon Silver and Deena Kamel Yousef | Bloomberg Etihad Airways PJSC signed a 1.76 billion-euro ($2.4 billion) deal to purchase 49 percent of Alit [ ... ]

Malaysia Airlines Faces Painful Steps After $429 Million Buyout
12 Aug 2014 00:28

By Chong Pooi Koon and Elffie Chew | Bloomberg Malaysian Airline System Bhd. (MAS) needs to take tough measures in a thorough overhaul after two high [ ... ]

AirAsia Malaysia set to return to Clark
11 Aug 2014 00:23

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - AirAsia Malaysia, the biggest low-cost carrier in Asia, is set to make a comeback at [ ... ]

Cebu Pacific wants unused quotas for UAE, Thailand, Taiwan
11 Aug 2014 00:18

BusinessWorld Online THE OPERATOR of Cebu Pacific Air has asked the regulator for additional seat entitlements to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Tha [ ... ]

AirAsia brings back KL-Clark direct flights
08 Aug 2014 00:25

Manila Bulletin AirAsia is re-introducing its direct flights from Kuala Lumpur – Clark in the Philippines to the market again with 4x weekly flight [ ... ]

Dutch firm Fugro to lead search for MH370 off Australia
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Singapore Airlines jet minutes away when MH17 was shot down
07 Aug 2014 00:48

AFP Singapore – A Singapore Airlines (SIA) plane was just minutes away when Flight MH17 was blown out of the sky in eastern Ukraine, Singapore’s  [ ... ]

Saudia plane, pilots grounded after aborted NAIA takeoff
06 Aug 2014 00:44

By Raymund F. Antonio | Manila Bulletin The Saudia passenger plane that skidded on the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Tue [ ... ]

Hundreds stranded as Saudia Airlines figures in freak accident at NAIA
06 Aug 2014 00:43

By Anjo Perez | Manila Bulletin A Boeing 747-4 Saudia Airlines jet got stuck at the taxiway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after its pil [ ... ]

ANA To Become First To Fly Boeing 787-9
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06 Aug 2014 00:34

By Scott Mayerowitz | Associated Press NEW YORK — Travelers, prepare to pay more for your flight. The average round-trip ticket within the United  [ ... ]

Cebu Pacific eyes PAL’s unused Taiwan, Thailand entitlements
04 Aug 2014 00:49

Philippine Daily Inquirer Budget carrier Cebu Pacific Air is seeking additional seat entitlements to Thailand and Taiwan as part of broader plans to  [ ... ]

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