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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7302 - AN ACT GRANTING HOUSE OF TRAVEL, INCORPORATED, A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN DOMESTIC PASSENGERS AND CARGO AIR CHARTERED TRANSPORT SERVICES WITH DAVAO AS ITS MAJOR HUB
Section 1. Nature and Scope of Franchise. — Subject to the
provisions of the Constitution and applicable laws, rules and
regulations, there is hereby granted to the House of Travel, Inc.,
hereunder referred to as the grantee, its successors or assigns a
franchise to establish, operate and maintain passenger and cargo air
charter transport services with Davao as its major hub.
Sec. 2. Prior Approval of the City Aeronautics
Board. — The grantee shall secure from the Civil Aeronautics Board the
appropriate permits and licenses for its operations.
Sec. 3. Responsibility to the Public. — Excepting cases of force majeure and whenever weather conditions permit, the grantee shall maintain passenger and cargo air charter transport services within Davao and any and all points and places throughout the Philippines as traffic needs may require.
Sec. 4. Rates for Services. — The grantee shall fix just and reasonable rates for its air transport services, mail, goods and freight, subject to the regulations and approval of the Civil Aeronautics Board and other proper regulatory agencies of the Government.
Sec. 5. Term of Franchise. — This franchise shall be for a term of forty (40) years from the date of the approval of this Act, unless sooner revoked or cancelled. In the event that the grantee fails to operate continuously for two (2) years, this franchise shall be deemed ipso facto revoked.
Sec. 6. Landing Facilities. — The grantee may use the landing and other airport facilities on land and water as may be maintained or owned by the Government within the Philippines or the grantee's line subject to such terms and conditions, restrictions and national policy consideration as the Philippine Government may prescribe and, reciprocally, the Philippine Government shall have the right to use the landing and other airport facilities as may be maintained or owned by the grantee in the Philippines.
Sec. 7. Contracts. — The grantee is authorized to enter into transportation contracts with the Philippine Government, including the carrying of mail, upon terms and conditions to be mutually agreed upon. The grantee shall give preferential consideration to contracts with the Philippine Government. The grantee may likewise enter into such other contracts relating to air transport activities.
Sec. 8. Right of Government. — In case of war, insurrection, domestic trouble, public calamity or national emergency, the Philippine Government, upon order of the President, shall have the right to take over and operate the equipment of the grantee, paying for its use or damages.
Sec. 9. Eminent Domain. — With the approval of the
President of the Republic of the Philippines and subject to the
limitations and procedures prescribed by law, the grantee shall be
authorized to exercise the right of eminent domain as may be reasonably
necessary for its stations and other structures in connection with the
Approved: March 26, 1992