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No settlement in Soco’s complaint vs airline

November 16, 2012


NO agreement was reached in yesterday’s mediation between budget carrier Cebu Pacific and Cebu businessman Glenn Anthony Soco, who sued the airline after getting bumped off a flight in April last year. “No agreement was reached on the table,” said Soco’s lawyer Gonzalo Malig-on Jr. after an hour-long mediation facilitated by Jose Ramiro Carpio Jr. […]

Thai Airways adjusts flights to avoid lanterns

November 8, 2012


BANGKOK — Thai Airways International PCL has adjusted its flight schedule to northern Thailand to give way to floating lanterns that will fill the sky during a popular festival later this month. The airline’s president, Sorajak Kasemsuwan, said in a statement Thursday that the adjustment and temporary suspension of some flights were a precautionary measure […]

Cebuano passengers win suit against PAL

November 4, 2012


Manila—The Supreme Court has finally resolved a 21-year-old claims suit filed against an airline and a travel agency by three Chinese-Filipino traders from Cebu City who missed a business deal in Hong Kong after they were bumped off from their flight to the then British crown colony. In its Oct. 17 decision, the Supreme Court’s […]

Council asks Qatar Don’t stop Doha-Cebu flights

February 26, 2012


THE Cebu City Council has joined the appeal for Qatar Airways to reconsider its plan to suspend its Cebu-Doha flights starting March 26. The flight cancellation will affect Cebu tourism, said Councilor Margot Osmeña in a resolution, which the council passed during its Feb. 22 session. Having the Cebu-Doha flight since 2003 “has significantly contributed […]

Chinese embassy downplays incident, says it’s a ‘misunderstanding’

July 25, 2011


There were no criminal complaints filed, yet two Chinese online travel writers were ordered to leave the country following their airline altercation with President Benigno Aquino III’s brother-in-law last Saturday. According to an Agence France Press report, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) blacklisted 33-year-old Han Yang and 31-year-old “XXX” Mailiyasi as a result of the […]

2 Beijing visitors in near-fistfight with P-Noy’s brod-in-law

July 24, 2011


Two Chinese tourists were arrested after one of them held by the collar the husband of presidential sister Maria Elena “Ballsy” Aquino-Cruz on board a Cebu Pacific flight to Cebu yesterday morning. Han Yang, 33, and “XXX Mailiyasi”, 31, were detained at the Police Center for Aviation Security office at the Mactan Cebu International Airport […]

‘I didn’t ask for refund’ —Soco

May 25, 2011


BUSINESSMAN Glenn Anthony Soco went ahead and filed a civil case for damages against Cebu Pacific and denied that he asked for a refund or received a round-trip travel voucher to any domestic destination for the inconvenience. Soco gave this clarification after he read Cebu Daily News’ report about Cebu Pacific Air’s press statement regarding […]