CAAP Press Release

28 March 2024

Pasay City – The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines welcomes passengers with Malasakit kits at various airports throughout the country this Maundy Thursday, March 28.

Departing and arriving passengers at San Jose Airport, Dipolog Airport, and Bicol International Airport received Malasakit kits containing biscuits, coffee, and hygiene kits such as tissues and alcohol.

Meanwhile, passengers at Naga Airport were provided with pouches and bracelets personalized for the Lenten season.

In addition, nurses stationed at Laoag International Airport’s ‘Malasakit’ help desk provided assistance to passengers and stakeholders in need of blood pressure monitoring.

CAAP Director General Capt. Manuel Tamayo issued a directive to airport managers, urging them to be active in assisting passengers, stating, “Let’s provide the best service our travelers deserve to ensure convenient, accessible, safe, sustainable, and affordable transport this Lenten season.” The 44 airports operated by CAAP anticipate the continuous influx of passengers returning to their provinces today while the Malasakit help desk stationed in airports is ready to assist passengers until they return to work after Holy Week.