From left, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Deputy Director General Capt. John Andrews, CAAP Director General retired Lt. Gen William K. Hotchkiss III, EU Delegation to the Philippines ... more 
From left, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Deputy Director General Capt. John Andrews, CAAP Director General retired Lt. Gen William K. Hotchkiss III, EU Delegation to the Philippines Charge d'Affaires, Dr. Julian Vassallo, Philippine Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Cebu Pacific Air president Lance Gokongwei and Philippine Airlines President and Chief Operating Officer Ramon S. Ang join hands as they pose for photographers following a press conference at Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Office in suburban Pasay, south of Manila, Philippines on Thursday, April 10, 2014. American aviation authorities have cleared Philippine airlines to increase flights to the United States after safety standards improved while officials from the European Union and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines have announced that Cebu Pacific Air, the country’s largest low-cost carrier, has been cleared to fly to Europe.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Aaron Favila
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 7:48 AM EDT