Students Can Now Enjoy A 20 Percent Discount On Domestic Flights

This is welcome news for students!
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The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB)  announced that students can avail of a 20 percent discount on domestic airfares as mandated by R.A. 11314 or the Student Fare Discount Act.

According to a report, the discount has been implemented beginning November 1. Students who can enjoy the discount include those who are enrolled in elementary, secondary, technical-vocational, and higher education institutions.

According to the CAB resolution, discounted fares are applicable for the period a student is enrolled, including weekends and holidays.

To enjoy the discount, students must be able to produce the following identification cards upon purchase of the tickets in ticketing offices. These include the school I.D., a validated enrollment form, and any of the following documents: birth certificate, baptismal certificate Form 137, naturalization certificate, and passport. 

The Student Fare Discount Act was signed into law in July 2019 by President Rodrigo Duterte.

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