CAAP Press Release
29 January 2019
In its efforts to uplift and honor the country’s uniformed personnel, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), under the directives of Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade, has completed and opened Heroes’ Lounges in various CAAP-operated airports in the country.
There are currently 24 Heroes’ Lounges catering to police and military men that has been operational since last year:
1. Puerto Princesa International Airport
2. General Santos International Airport
3. Zamboanga International Airport
4. Davao International Airport
5. Kalibo International Airport
6. Laoag International Airport
7. Iloilo International Airport
8. Butuan Airport
9. Laguindingan Airport
10. Bacolod-Silay Airport
11. Cotabato Airport
12. Tacloban Airport
13. Dipolog Airport
14. Dumaguete Airport
15. Legazpi Airport
16. Naga Airport
17. Pagadian Airport
18. Roxas Airport
19. San Jose Airport
20. Bohol-Panglao International Airport
21. Tuguegarao Airport
22. Virac Airport
23. Cauayan Airport
24. Ozamis Airport
The Heroes’ Lounge was installed to accommodate travelling uniformed personnel (including those who have retired), Medal of Valor awardees, and their immediate families travelling with them.
The lounge, furnished with comfortable seats and relaxing interiors, also offers free WiFi. The free use of the lounge by travelling uniformed personnel and their families is subject to existing rules and regulations.
The initiative was launched to show appreciation and gratitude to the country’s military men for their sacrifices towards peace and in defending and securing the nation.