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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Philippine Airlines (PAL) purchased 5 planes for domestic flight to Loakan airport

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Cordillera - Tourists who want to visit Baguio by plane do not wait any longer, as the city is working hard to open the Loakan airport for domestic flights.

The time has come for the local government to move forward with the plan of developing and reopening the Loakan Airport. 

This would allow easier way for tourist to get to the summer capital of the Philippines.

In fact, none other than Mayor Benjamin Magalong stated that Philippine flag carrier PAL Express has already bought five aircraft that could fly to and from Loakan Airport. 

The mayor also added that even Cebu Pacific had also informed him of their plan to open domestic flights to Loakan.
The Loakan Airport is classified as class 2 principal airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and has been closed to commercial flights since 2009. 

The airport only serves chartered and military flights as of this moment.

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Earlier, the city government tapped the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to shell out P160 Million for the takeover and redevelopment of the airport.
The funds will be used to renovate and upgrade the airport into "an all weather commercial airport".

With the plan to open the airport for domestic flights, there are significant benefits for both business in the region and to increase the number of tourist arrivals in the Cordillera.

READ ALSO: WATCH: Amazing Baguio featured on CNN Philippines' Building Bridges TV program



  1. great๐Ÿ‘ sure it's beneficial to the city and travelers

  2. Woooww this is totally amazing. I can't wait for that moment to come. Godbless and may that plan prevail.๐Ÿ™

  3. Hope this Jan, 2020, there's already domestic flight to book a ticket to Loakan. Thanks.

  4. sana nga matuloy po yan para yung katulad naming taga baguio pag mag uwi pwede nading magconnecting flite from mia to loakan airport!..


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