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.