Clark Airport forms ‘air bridge’ to bring relief goods

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The Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) has coordinated with airline companies for the airlift of relief goods and humanitarian missions from Pampanga province to the typhoon-ravaged Tacloban and Ormoc cities.

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CIAC President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Victor Jose I. Luciano said Tiger Air Philippines and Air Asia Zest offered their services for free to airlift cargo, relief goods and humanitarian missions to Tacloban and Ormoc cities which were battered by typhoon “Yolanda”.

Luciano said Tiger Air Philippines and Air Asia Zest offered their services free of charge that will include regular flights to transport much needed supplies to the typhoon ravaged areas in the Visayas.

“This is one way of extending our assistance to the victims of the typhoon in the Visayas region,” Luciano said in a statement.

The Pampanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PamCham) and Central Luzon Television Ch-36 will be sending cargo and relief goods as well humanitarian missions via Tiger Air Philippines and Air Asia Zest.PamCham raised some P1.9 million for relief assistance.

Among the donors were LGC Group, San Fernando Filipino-Chamber of Commerce, Mekeni Foods Corporation, House of David Group, Romac Group of Companies, Patient Care Corporation, Solana Land, Celtech, 3rd District representative Oscar Rodriguez, and People’s Lumber.

Since November 12, Air Asia Zest has launched their donations and assistance called “To Philippines with Love” that would be extended to other regional carriers such as Air Asia X to airlift relief donations to the communities affected by “Yolanda”. PNA

 

 

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  1. It’s nice of Tiger Air Philippines and Air Asia Zest in offering their services free of charge for the relief efforts for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

    Francis Chua of Singapore