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Ople Center calls MIAA’s plan to scrap Php550 terminal fee an early Christmas gift for OFWs

November 29, 2016 The Blas F. Ople Policy Center, a non-profit organization that specializes in labor migration concerns, commended the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) for its plan to scrap the collection of airport terminal fees from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) by March 2017. “The heartless policy of then MIAA General Manager Angel Honrado shall soon be laid to rest, ... Read More »

OFW groups and advocates hail court decision on airport terminal fee integration

  Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) groups and advocates today hailed the court decision disallowing the implementation of the Manila International Airport Authority’s (MIAA) plan to integrate airport terminal fee in airline tickets for international passengers. The group which called themselves as #NoTo550 Coalition said the decision of Pasay Regional Trial Court (RTC) is a victory that will have a far-reaching ... Read More »

OFW groups welcome Senate probe on integrated airport terminal fee

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) groups and advocates today welcomed Sen. Koko Pimentel’s plan to initiate a Senate investigation into the government’s plan to integrate the airport terminal fee in airline tickets for international passengers, including OFWs. Kenji Solis, founder of the Pinoy Expats/OFW Blog Awards, Inc. (PEBA) and a Filipino community leader based in Saudi Arabia, said the Senate inquiry ... Read More »

OFW groups and advocates seek TRO vs. integrated airport terminal fee

Several Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) groups and advocates filed a formal petition seeking to stop the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) from implementing the integrated airport terminal fee in all airline tickets starting on Nov. 1. In filing a petition for temporary restraining order against the MIAA Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 08, Series of 2014 before the Pasay City Regional ... Read More »

Rep. Seneres & OFW groups urge PNoy to stop MIAA from implementing integration of terminal fees on November 1

  The impending implementation of the integrated terminal fee in all airline tickets on Nov. 1 will violate a 19-year old law that grants benefits to millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), OFW Family Partlylist Rep. Roy V. Seneres said today. Seneres, speaking on behalf of various Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) groups and advocates opposing Memorandum Circular (MC) 08, Series ... Read More »