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Flights disrupted after potholes found on Manila airport runway

Potholes on the runway at Manila’s main airport saw flights diverted today (Thursday, July 6). Octavio Lina, operations chief at Ninoy Aquino International Airport said the two holes, both about 30cm wide, were discovered in the morning. “Even if the holes are small, the plane could land on its belly…



Case dismissed against airport workers who planted bullets on American

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has will dismiss complaints against airport security officers charged in a ‘tanim-bala’ case involving American Lane Michael White. The case involved the obvious scam against Lane Michael White and his mother Eloisa Zoleta. The officers involved included Maria Elena Cena and Marvin Garcia, of the Transportation Security Office. The…



GRAB Taxi is now allowed to pick up passengers at Manila Airport

Grab Taxi is now allowed to pick up passengers at NAIA airport. An agreement was signed on March 10, giving the green light for the taxi app Grab to operate at the airport. Manila International Airport Authority spokesperson Davao De Castro, sent a text to several media outlets disclosing the fact “The memorandum of agreement with Grab…


Colombian arrested at Manila airport for carrying cocaine

A Colombian was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Sunday night. Angel Andrers Rodriguez Quiame was arrested after Interpol flagged his name as being a drug courier who was headed to the Philippines. Quiame was arrested by Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers and found to be carrying 52 pellets…


Airport chief claims he wasn’t “in the loop” about bullet planting scam

Defiance has once again reared its head in a Senate hearing on the ‘tanim-bala’ bullet planting scam. General manager Jose Honrado continually repeated himself as he was questioned by senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos. “What did you do about it?” Marcos asked. “Your honour, I’m not in the loop on the…