Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista is taking a page from the playbook of his former employer, flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL), when it comes to running the agency.
Bautista plans to imbibe PAL’s core value of constantly focusing on enhancing passenger experience at all stages of their journey.
“Today, at the Department of Transportation, our utmost priority is extending safe, comfortable, affordable and accessible travel to all passengers,” he said.
During Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, Bautista recommended to President Bongbonh Marcos to also extend the Libreng Sakay program for MRT-3 and PNR.
The Libreng Sakay for Students Program will be for LRT-2 beginning August or the start of the next school year.
Bautista also welcomes suggestions and criticisms, saying these will provide vital inputs as to how the agency will proceed in effecting significant change in the sector, which is critical to the country’s economic rebound.
PAL is owned by ultra bilyonaryo Lucio Tan.