Designation of the Philippine Aerotransport, Inc. as the Philippine Flag Carrier for Pure Cargo Air Services
Letter of Instructions No. 569

June 30, 1977


TO : The Secretary of Foreign Affairs
The Chairman, Civil Aeronautics Board
SUBJECT : Designating Philippine Aerotransport, Inc., a Subsidiary of Philippine Aerospace Development Corporation, as the Philippine Flag Carrier for Pure Cargo Air Services

WHEREAS, positive government involvement in the development and improvement of air transport services has become imperative and is one of the objectives of aisa dc

WHEREAS, under the aforesaid inter alia, the operation and provision of air transport services, whether for cargo or passengers on a scheduled, non-scheduled or charter basis on domestic and/or international scale;

WHEREAS, to attain the objectives of

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the

This supersedes any designation inconsistent herewith. aisa dc

The Secretary of Foreign Affairs is hereby ordered and directed to take appropriate steps at diplomatic level to effect amendments of existing air agreements, and to pursue the course of action in future negotiations for bilateral air services agreements with foreign governments, as to provide for the designation of two scheduled flag-carriers: one to operate passenger, and another to offer pure cargo, air services.

The Chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board is hereby directed and instructed to assist Philippine AeroTransport, Inc., in obtaining from foreign aeronautical authorities of the countries concerned, the necessary operating permit for scheduled regional/international pure cargo services.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 30th day of June, in the year of our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Seventy-Seven. cdtai