Clark Airport Terminates Pilferers While OFW Victim Compensated with P82,000


The Clark International Airport terminal made headlines during the past few days after the video of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) identified as Jovenil dela Cruz went viral on social media. Due to the popularity of the theft incident against an OFW, the Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC), ordered the termination of six airport workers due to their alleged involvement in a luggage theft.


CIAC, a subsidiary of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) confirmed that they ordered the termination of six airport workers under private aviation services provider (MIASCOR) after their involvement in a luggage theft incident reported by an OFW.

The suspension move of the CIAC comes less than 48 hours after a video uploaded by Jovenil dela Cruz went viral on Facebook.

According to the CIAC, they immediately conducted a fact-finding investigation following ,824the reported theft incident. In less than 24 hours, the six suspects were identified prompting the management of CIAC to order their immediate suspension.

MIASCOR also revealed that they gave a total of P82824 was paid to the OFW victim as compensation for the lost items in the luggage. MIASCOR is the ground handler under contract with the airlines that service flights at the Clark International Airport.

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IN THE NEWS: Clark Airport terminates pilferers; OFW compensated P82,000

Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC), a subsidiary of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), has ordered the termination of six airport workers under private aviation services provider MIASCOR after their involvement in a luggage theft incident reported by Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Jovenil dela Cruz.

The move comes less than 48 hours after a video uploaded by dela Cruz went viral on Facebook.

A fact-finding investigation was immediately conducted by the management of CIAC following the incident. In less than 24 hours, the six suspects were identified prompting the management of CIAC to order their immediate suspension. The IDs and access pass to the airport of each suspect were also evoked. Dela Cruz also received a total of P82,824 from MIASCOR as compensation for the lost items in the luggage. MIASCOR is the ground handler under contract with the airlines that service flights at the Clark International Airport. It is responsible in the handling of baggage of passengers.

Clark International Airport Corporation President Alexander Cauguiran assures passengers that the incident will not happen again and measures are in place to ensure the security of passengers and their belongings within the airport.

Source: DOTr


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