Caticlan and Kalibo flights update
Ever since the closure was announced, airline companies have started to reduce their flights to Kalibo and Caticlan. One month after the closure, Cebu Pacific has already suspended all Caticlan flights . They intend to resume its full commercial service in late October. Those who have booked their flights can get a refund, rebook, or change their route.
Sewerage system complete
Boracay Island Water Company (BIWC) has completed its sewerage system that connects the two of their treatment plants . BIWC is one of the water utilities on the island which is also in charge of the sewerage system. Correcting Boracay’s sewage lines is one the priority during the rehabilitation period since illegal sewer connections are one of the factors tied to water quality problem of the island. The Boracay Tubi, another water utility company, has also started laying its sewer pipes recently.
To prevent the overpricing of commodities, the Department of Trade and Industry has imposed an automatic price control in Boracay in line with the closure . The agency has also been conducting regular price monitoring of basic necessities and prime commodities. Due to the closure, the entry of goods to the island is likewise regulated.