U.S. Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel, one of the four most important cabinet officials in the U.S. Government, arrived in Manila, Philippines late afternoon as the last stopover of his Southeast Asian trip. The E4B (B747 equivalent) on which the U.S. Secretary of Defence arrived in, was parked at the Balagbag (AGES) Ramp under tight security during the short stay. The Secretary of Defence was in Manila to clarify the plan of increased rotational presence of U.S. troops in the country as well as the to strengthen the U.S. Government’s “deep and unbreakable” alliance with the Philippines. Together with the E4B was another C-17 aircraft also parked at the Balagbag Ramp.
AGES Aviation Center, Inc. provided full VVIP Ground Handling service to both Aircrafts during the whole stay. AGES Aviation Center, Inc. is proud to continue to be the preferred handler of the U.S. Embassy for all their Flights in RPLL.