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Fraudulent Use of Tickets

Cebu Pacific Air warns about Fraudulent Use of Tickets and Presentation of Falsified Documents! Crazy things happen in the Philippines. We cite the article published on Cebu Pacific Air’s website. CEB Advisory Fraudulent Use...

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Cyclone KOPPU/Lando – full of surprises

Cyclone KOPPU/Lando had been and still is full of surprises. First the good news – the storm is continuously weakening and it still stays off the coasts of northern Luzon. There are still strong winds over...

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Typhoon KOPPU/Lando – Floods and Landslides

Floods and Landslides haunt the northern provinces, especially Nueva Ecija.  Typhoon KOPPU/Lando still dumps up to 133mm of rain per hour within its 600-kilometer radius. Four major dams in Luzon have opened their gates Sunday...

Weather 2015-10-18 0

Landfall over Casiguran – Aurora

Super Typhoon KOPPU/Lando has made Landfall between Baler and Casiguran in Aurora province around 01:00 a.m. this morning. Cyclonic winds had previously reached speeds of over 200 km/h. Forward speed has completely broken down and is only...

Weather 2015-10-17 0

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando now Category 3

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando gained strength and is now a Typhoon Category 3. The cyclone has slowly approached the Philippines and is now 285 km East of Baler, Aurora. It moves westward at 10 km/h. The...

Weather 2015-10-16 0

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando brings first heavy rains

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando brings the first heavy rains to the Philippines. Winds on the north-east coast are now stronger than 30 knots (55 km/h). Big danger of landslides all over northern Luzon. Cyclone KOPPU/Lando has...

Weather 2015-10-15 0

Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando a bit slower

Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando advanced a bit slower than forecasts predicted. While still moving westward it gained a bit of strength. The circular motion is not yet stable. The winds around the centre are now...

Weather 2015-10-14 0

Cyclones KOPPU and CHAMPI moving west

The two Cyclones KOPPU and CHAMPI have both been upgraded to Tropical Storms. KOPPU/Lando is moving fast at 25 k/h while CHAMPI still hovers at 15 km/h. Both cyclones move west towards the Philippines. The two...

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Red Alert – Typhoon KOPPU/Lando approaching

Red Alert – Typhoon KOPPU/Lando is approaching. The Tropical Depression is not yet a typhoon and we still have enough time to prepare. GDACS issues Red Alert for the Philippines. The typhoon will hit...

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Flight Delays in NAIA – a little hope

Passengers flying from and to Manila’s NAIA encounter every day Flight Delays. After the Cebu Pacific disaster during Christmas season 2014, the House Committee on Transportation has passed the Air Passenger Bill of Rights (APBR)...

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Airport e-counters – Immigration News

International airline passengers need no longer scramble for pens to fill up immigration cards at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) with the Bureau of Immigration setting up e-counters to speed up the process next...