Clark airport welcomes 10-Millionth Passenger. Friends of Cherry Castro, 32, of San Simon, Pampanga cheer as she is welcomed by Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) President and CEO Alexander Cauguiran as the 10-millionth passenger of the Clark International Airport (CRK) on Monday, August 14, since passengers started arriving at the airport via commercial flights in January 2001. Castro arrived aboard Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight PR 2370 from Caticlan. She received a gift certificate for 20,000 Mabuhay Miles from PAL and gifts from CIAC that include a plaque of recognition for this milestone. (Photo by CIAC-Corporate Communications Office)
Ms. Cherry Castro, a 32 year old resident of San Simon, Pampanga, arrived via Philippine Airlines flight 2370 from Caticlan with her family. She was surprised to find out that she will be recognized as the 10 Millionth Passenger. She was welcomed by CIAC officials led by President and CEO Alex Cauguiran, who, incidentally, is celebrating his 60th birthday.
PAL awarded Castro with 20,000 miles, which may be redeemed for a round -trip ticket to either Hong Kong or Macau. Castro also received premium items from PAL and CRK.
Clark Airport received its first 1 millionth passenger for the period of 1 year in October 2012. In November of the same year, the 5 Millionth Passenger was welcomed.