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NAIA-1 gets P1-billion face-lift

By Recto Mercene, BusinessMirror – MANILA, Philippines – A newly refurbished Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 will rise from the shell of the old, much-maligned main gateway, but still would not provide free sleeping quarters for vagrants and those on a tight budget. The repairs will cost Read more »

Pinoy designers push for ‘free’ NAIA-1 makeover

Three Filipino designers on Wednesday unveiled on Facebook their “pro-bono proposal” to rehabilitate and renovate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. Budji Layug, Royal Pineda and Kenneth Cobonpue, all world-renowned in their respective fields of architecture and design, uploaded a video outlining their proposed makeover of NAIA 1. Read more »

NAIA is world’s worst airport

By Christian Bautista | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 has just been voted, again, as among the world’s worst airport in a reader poll. According to travel website The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, NAIA tops the 2011 list of Read more »

Pasig River ferries pull in cost-wary Pinoys in droves

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By Francis Earl A. Cueto – Commuters have taken to the water in their attempt to beat the high cost of moving around in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region. They have turned to the Pasig River ferries that are visibly an alternative to travel by bus, jeepney or train. Read more »

NAIA-3 to open before end of July

Domestic flights of Philippine Airlines (PAL), Cebu Pacific Air and Air Philippines will soon be departing from the Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before July ends, airport officials said.

NAIA closure, Clark as new int’l gateway

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CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga (PNA) – The P56 million additional expansion of the passenger terminal at the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) and other development projects here, are being rushed in preparation for the “downgrading and eventual closing” of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

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