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Passenger protection

At last, a law to protect passengers against airline companies’ unfair policies and practices is in place. After three public hearings attended by airline representatives and consumer groups, the “bill of rights for air passengers and carrier obligations” was approved on Dec. 3 and signed on Dec. 10 by Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya and Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo. It takes effect on Dec. 21, in time for the influx of balikbayan and tourists for the yearend holidays.

Posted: December 17th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

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