Tagged: Kalibo

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Kalibo International Airport

Kalibo International Airport among other airports in the country reflects the incapacity of the authorities to adopt even the lowest international standards. Manila’s NAIA-1 terminal had repeatedly been elected to be world’s worst international...

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White Elephants and Black Holes

Last Thursday we wrote about the crippled airport project in Laguindingan. Today our friends in Panay found another outstanding project near Kalibo, the  “Pook Ecological Tourism Development Project“. Hundred thousands of tourists land every year...

CAAP-LTFRB How is my driving? 1

How is my driving ?

CAAP has not yet printed their own stickers. So they asked their friends from LTFRB to give them a hand full of their stickers. As an immediate action following the plowing adventure of a...

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Kalibo airport (KLO / RPVK ) is open again

Kalibo’s airport is open again. It had been closed from 08:05 a.m. to 03:00 p.m. after an Airbus A-320 of SEAIR (Tiger Airways) slipped off the runway when preparing to take off for a...

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SEAIR plane overshoots Kalibo (KLO) Runway

At 8:30 a.m. a plane of SEAIR overshot the runway in Kalibo. Kalibo International Airport is still closed for any traffic. Reports say that nobody was hurt in the accident. Officials hope to re-open...

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Zest Air – some nasty insider news

Zest Air – forget them! Last Saturday, February 9 a Zest Air A-320 should have flown from Kalibo (Panay) to Taipey. The aircraft was not operatoinal and the passengers had to wait 12 hours...

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CAAP may help AirphilExpress

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) will tap the expertise of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) in appealing AirphilExpress’ case before South Korean aviation officials. Low-cost carrier AirphilExpress was barred from flying...

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AirPhil Express: It was a pilot error!

You may remember the runway overshot in Kalibo on February 13, 2011. A passenger shot a movie of the landing. In these movie you can clearly see all the pilot’s errors. At about 14...

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Very strange policies at Zest Air

On December 6 we decided to see our friends in Panay during Christmas and New Year. Unfortunately nearly all flights were already sold out or were sold at astronomically high prices. But ZestAir had...

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Philippine Airlines: Accident in Kalibo

A Philippine Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration RP-C8613 performing flight PR-321 from Manila to Kalibo with 127 passengers and 6 crew, touched Kalibo Airport’s perimeter fence and damaged the right landing gear. The crew aborted...

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Bad Roads in Panay

I just took a bus from Tangalan to Iloilo. The roads in central Panay are in an awful state.  The bus needed some 5 hours. (OK, we stopped in Kalibo, because the crew was...

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Septic Infection

I have ever told that one should be careful with small skin scratches.  I did not! (See also our MEDICAL advice page ) I rubbed an itching mosquito-bite and bingo! The small wound infected with...