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No settlement in Soco’s complaint vs airline

November 16, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]