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Lawmakers ask House panel to investigate airline companies’ refusal to use airbridge

Sunday, July 1, 2012

The House committee on transportation will conduct an inquiry when session resumes in July relative to reports that Cebu Pacific and other airlines do not use the passenger tube or airbridge for the embarkation and disembarkation of their passengers, causing inconvenience especially to the elderly, persons with disabilities and children.

Reps. Rufus Rodriguez (Cagayan de Oro City) and Maximo Rodriguez Jr. (Abante Mindanao), authors of House Resolution 2379, urged Congress to look into this practice of airline companies not using the airbridge because of their refusal to pay the P7,000 fee per flight for its use.

Rodriguez also urged the House body to summon the officials of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Cebu Pacific, other airline companies and other government agencies to shed light on the matter..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/metro-section/item/895-lawmakers-ask-house-panel-to-investigate-airline-companies%E2%80%99-refusal-to-use-airbridge

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