People working at the airport can now greet you a Merry Christmas

Pamamasko, however, is still not allowed

Frequent flyers might’ve noticed that airport employees rarely throw holiday cheer around, but that’s all about to change. The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) will not be issuing a memorandum with a prohibition. It’s been minimized to a stern warning.


"Saying greetings is part of the Christmas tradition but I will caution (employees) against making an impression that we are asking for something," said MIAA General Manager Jose Angel Honrado, who explained that they previously discouraged the merriment in order to avoid solicitations. Apparently, some people wish you a Merry Christmas just to filch some money off of you.


But now they just wanna wish you a Merry Christmas. They wanna wish you a Merry Christmas. Good luck getting that out of your head. Honrado clarified that the other agencies at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport are free to implement their own policies.


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