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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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Airbus to deliver first A350 jetliner around December 12
21 Nov 2014 00:57

Reuters (Reuters) - European planemaker Airbus aims to deliver the first A35 jetliner to launch customer Qatar Airways by mid-December, the airline  [ ... ]

Pangasinan pushing for upgrades to Sual port, Lingayen airport
21 Nov 2014 00:02

BusinessWorld Online LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- The provincial government is pushing for the development of a commercial airport and seaport project wit [ ... ]

Air transport challenges for Asia Pacific listed
21 Nov 2014 00:01

By Emmie Abadilla | Manila Bulletin Continuous safety enhancement, cost-efficient infrastructure and environmental responsibility count among the cri [ ... ]

AirAsia profit falls, revenue up in Q3
21 Nov 2014 00:00

AFP Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia-based AirAsia, the region’s biggest low-cost carrier by fleet size, said Wednesday its third-quarter net profit plung [ ... ]

OFWs advised to ship boxes by air to avoid delays at ports
20 Nov 2014 00:03

By Kris Bayos | Manila Bulletin Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) should consider shipping their balikbayan boxes by air due to the lingering congestio [ ... ]

Reports of plane crash leave officials clueless
20 Nov 2014 00:02

By Freddie C. Velez | Manila Bulletin Paombong, Bulacan – Reports have come from all over this province about a large aircraft that was about to cr [ ... ]

CEB, Smart tie up for mobile data service
20 Nov 2014 00:01

By Emmie Abadilla | Manilla Bulletin Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) have signed a strategic partnership to enable tour [ ... ]

PAL, AirAsia Zest seek add’l seat entitlements to Malaysia
19 Nov 2014 00:58

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - National flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) of taipan Lucio Tan and low cos [ ... ]

Smart partners with CebuPac
19 Nov 2014 00:57

By Lawrence Agcaoili | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - Smart Communications Inc. of dominant carrier Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. [ ... ]

Jetstar counts the cost of prolonged delay in Hong Kong take-off
19 Nov 2014 00:55

By Siva Govindasamy | Reuters (Reuters) - Jetstar Hong Kong has sold six of its nine new Airbus A32s and many of its pilots have either quit or been [ ... ]

Why airfares keep rising despite tumbling oil prices
19 Nov 2014 00:53

AP New York – US airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel, their largest expense. So why don [ ... ]

PAL in the red as Lucio Tan returns
18 Nov 2014 00:50

Philippine Daily Inquirer The listed owner and operator of flag carrier Philippine Airlines remained unprofitable in the third quarter of 214 as tyc [ ... ]

Turkey to support Mindanao peace process
18 Nov 2014 00:48

By Aurea Calica | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino and visiting Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu agreed yesterday to  [ ... ]

Revenues from new routes help narrow losses of Philippine Airlines’ operator
18 Nov 2014 00:44

BusinessWorld Online INCREASED revenues from new routes helped cut net losses of PAL Holdings, Inc., the operator of flag carrier Philippine Airlines [ ... ]

Tacloban airport transfer controversy deepens
17 Nov 2014 00:46

Philippine Daily Inquirer The Department of Transportation and Communications appears bent on moving the location of the Tacloban Airport after it wa [ ... ]

CEB on track with 17-M passenger target in 2014
17 Nov 2014 00:44

By Emmie Abadilla | Manila Bulletin Cebu Pacific (CEB) is on track with its 17 million passenger target for 214.

PHL, NZ sign airline code-sharing deal
17 Nov 2014 00:42

BusinessWorld Online THE PHILIPPINES and New Zealand signed on Friday amendments to the two countries’ 27 air services agreement allowing both co [ ... ]

PAL seeks European partner
17 Nov 2014 00:41

BusinessWorld Online PHILIPPINE AIRLINES, Inc. (PAL) plans to seek a European partner for a seat-sharing agreement to increase its Manila-London flig [ ... ]

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