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.


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Cebu Pacific sees 18% hike in passenger volume
31 Oct 2014 00:59

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - Budget airline Cebu Air Inc. (Cebu Pacific) sees volume of passengers increasing by  [ ... ]

Singapore group wins bid for $1.4-B new Myanmar airport
31 Oct 2014 00:58

AFP Yangon– A Singaporean-led group has won a $1.4-billion bid to build a second international airport in Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon, author [ ... ]

Singapore Airlines signals budget determination with Tiger takeover
31 Oct 2014 00:56

By Anshuman Daga | Reuters (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) (SIAL.SI) is injecting cash into money-losing Tiger Airways Ltd (TAHL.SI), signal [ ... ]

AirAsia Group CEO Fernandes named ‘Brand Builder of the Year’
31 Oct 2014 00:54

Manila Bulletin London – The 214 World Branding Awards gave special recognition to Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO, naming him “Brand Builder  [ ... ]

The 2nd runway in MCIA approved but…
30 Oct 2014 00:54

By Bobit Avila (The Freeman) | The Philippine Star Ten days ago, former Cebu governor now Representative Gwen Garcia texted me a report saying, “Hi [ ... ]

CA rules in favor of Clark project
30 Oct 2014 00:52

Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines–The Court of Appeals has issued a writ of preliminary injunction against a dismissed contractor of th [ ... ]

Clark Airport working to add flights to Mindanao
30 Oct 2014 00:51

BusinessWorld Online Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) President and Chief Executive Officer Emigdio P. Tanjuatco III said yesterday that his  [ ... ]

No third runway for NAIA
29 Oct 2014 00:47

By Boo Chanco | The Philippine Star It is just as well that Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) director general William Hotchkiss III [ ... ]

PAL set to expand flights from Cebu to Osaka and Tokyo in December
29 Oct 2014 00:45

By Emmie Abadilla | Manila Bulletin Philippine Airlines (PAL) is  expanding its routes to Japan with the opening of new services to Osaka and Na [ ... ]

AirAsia Zest frustrated with CAAP, DPWH
28 Oct 2014 00:42

By Babe G. Romualdez | The Philippine Star AirAsia Zest chair and AirAsia Philippines CEO Maan Hontiveros expressed her extreme disappointment with t [ ... ]

Cebu Pacific to launch Cebu-Tokyo direct flights in March
28 Oct 2014 00:40

BusinessWorld Online CEBU PACIFIC AIR said it will launch direct flights from Cebu to Tokyo’s Narita airport on March 26 as it bids to strengthen i [ ... ]

PAL expands reach to include more US cities
27 Oct 2014 00:02

By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to expand operations to other areas of the United States, [ ... ]

AirAsia Zest evaluating more BIMP-EAGA flights
27 Oct 2014 00:00

BusinessWorld Online DAVAO CITY -- Low-cost carrier AirAsia Zest is keen on serving routes within the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines-East ASEA [ ... ]

Tan starts offer for PAL shares
23 Oct 2014 00:53Tan starts offer for PAL shares

Group uses same terms in acquiring SMC stake
By Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines–Businessman Lucio Tan on Wednesday l [ ... ]

Dragonair named ‘Best Regional Airline’ for fifth consecutive year
22 Oct 2014 00:46Dragonair named ‘Best Regional Airline’ for fifth consecutive year

Manila Bulletin Dragonair has once again been named ‘Best Regional Airline’ at the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards Ceremony held this year in Bangk [ ... ]

PAL Holdings buyout offer set at P1.19
22 Oct 2014 00:30PAL Holdings buyout offer set at P1.19

BusinessWorld Online COMPANIES associated with Lucio C. Tan have offered to buy out minority shareholders in PAL Holdings, Inc. and Philippine Airlin [ ... ]

After huge jet orders, budget airlines eye rich seam of aircraft leasing
22 Oct 2014 00:26

By Anshuman Daga and Tim Hepher | Reuters SINGAPORE/PARIS, Oct 22 (Reuters) - From Scandinavia to Southeast Asia, low-cost airlines have ordered reco [ ... ]

Fast Travel initiative gains momentum in Asia-Pacific destinations
21 Oct 2014 00:22Fast Travel initiative gains momentum in Asia-Pacific destinations

By Emmie Abadilla | Manila Bulletin More passengers in Asia Pacific are checking in online and the airline industry targets to implement Fast Travel  [ ... ]

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