DONSOL, Sorsogon (April 19, 2007) – This coastal town, which calls itself the whale shark capital of the world, was shocked to hear that Julia Campbell, the friendly US Peace Corps volunteer who used to walk and ride bicycle daily around the town proper to teach children and lecture on saving the habitat was dead.
Cebu Pacific flew 2.45 million domestic and international passengers in the first quarter of 2010, higher by almost 110,000 than Philippine Airlines’ system-wide figure of 2.34 million passengers.
“Our consistent focus and commitment to offering the lowest fares for value service continue to pay off. We expect to grow even more in the coming years as we take delivery of more brand-new planes which we will use to expand our capacity, increase frequencies, and fly to more local and foreign destinations,” said Cebu Pacific vice president for marketing and distribution Candice Iyog.
Witness the vast expanse of nature's splendor under the spell of cool mountain breeze. A perfect setting for romance or nature tripping, the country's mountain villages serve as a perfect hideaway from the lowlands' summer heat.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to charge passengers a fee for reserving a seat of their choice. The airline said passengers booked in economy class can now reserve a seat located next to the aircraft’s bulkhead or along the emergency exit row, which offers wider legroom and extra space, for a fee. This option is available on all PAL domestic and international services except those to Japan and Korea.
These seats will be charged an additional US$50 for flights between the Philippines and the US, Canada, Australia and Saudi Arabia; US$20 for flights between points in Asia, including Guam; and PhP200 plus 12-percent value-added tax for flights within the Philippines. Seat confirmation and collection of fees are done upon check-in to comply with Philippine civil air regulations.