Pinay seeks financial damages from BI over missed flightCham Tanteras, commenting on the apology posted by the BI on its Facebook page, said on Friday that she wrote a letter to the bureau, asking it to take accountability for the financial damages the incident cost her after she had to book another flight. MANILA, Philippines — A Filipina traveler who missed her flight due to a lengthy interview with an immigration officer has asked the Bureau of Immigration (BI) for financial damages. “I also commented on BI’s FB post reminding them to respond to my complaint letter via email and take accountability for the financial damages. BI spokesperson Dana Sandoval was not available for comment as of 5 p.m. yesterday when asked to react to Tanteras’ allegations. The BI said it has conducted an investigation into the incident and asked the immigration officer involved for a full report.
Source: Philippine Star March 18, 2023 18:59 UTC