Saudi Arabian Airlines plans start operations in Manila
Saudi Arabian Airlines sent request to the Philippine commercial air service regulator asking for permission to operate international scheduled passenger and cargo services, according to a filing with the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), Saudi Gazette reported. Saudi Arabian Airlines applied for a foreign air carrier permit, the first step in a process that will ultimately require Presidential approval. The CAB, meanwhile, said it is scheduled a hearing for Saudi Arabian Airlines’ application on Aug. 27. Under Section 16 of Republic Act 776, the carrier is required to publish a notice of hearing at least once for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation.