Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Lando

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Cancelled flights due to Typhoon Lando

Alecs Ongcal

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MANILA, Philippines (7th UPDATE) –  Philippine carriers have cancelled select domestic flights October 17, as Typhoon Lando (international name: Koppu) continues to pose a threat in some parts of the country.

International flights

Two United Airlines (UA) flights have been cancelled 8 pm Saturday, according to Ninoy Aquino International Airport 1 (NAIA 1):

  • UA 183 Guam – Manila
  • UA 184 Manila – Guam

Cebgo

Cebgo (formerly Tigerair) announced on October 19, 2:25 pm that it cancelled its Manila – Laoag – Manila flights (DG 6004 / 6005).

Cebgo earlier cancelled the following domestic flights on Saturday, October 17:

  • DG 6113 (Manila-Naga)
  • DG 6114 (Naga-Manila)

Cebgo is arranging the re-accommodation of affected passengers on the soonest available flights.

Those who are unable to take these flights may avail any of the following options without penalties: rebook their flights for travel within 30 days from the original departure date; or opt for full refund or travel fund.

Cebu Pacific

As of 10:20 am October 19, Cebu Pacific has cancelled the following flights:

  • 5J 196 / 197 (Manila – Cauayan – Manila)
  • 5J 885 / 886 (Manila – Cotabato – Manila)
  • 5J 887 / 888 (Manila – Cotabato – Manila)
  • 5J 504 / 505 (Manila – Tuguegarao – Manila)

Earlier, Cebu Pacific also cancelled the following flights for October 18:

  • 5J 504 (Manila-Tuguegarao)
  • 5J 505 (Tuguegarao-Manila)
  • 5J 506 (Manila-Tuguegarao)
  • 5J 507 (Tuguegarao-Manila)
  • 5J 821 (Manila-Virac)
  • 5J 822 (Virac-Manila)

The following October 17 flights were also cancelled by Cebu Pacific:

  • 5J 196 (Manila-Cauayan)
  • 5J 197 (Cauayan-Manila)
  • 5J 504 (Manila-Tuguegarao)
  • 5J 505 (Tuguegarao-Manila)
  • 5J 506 (Manila-Tuguegarao)
  • 5J 507 (Tuguegarao-Manila)
  • 5J 887 (Manila-Cotabato
)
  • 5J 888 (Cotabato-Manila)
  • 5J 621 (Manila-Tagbilaran)
  • 
5J 622 (Tagbilaran-Manila)

Cebu Pacific is arranging the re-accommodation of affected passengers on the soonest available flights.

Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines (PAL) also cancelled the following flights October 19 (as of 6:40 am):

  • PR 2196 (Manila – Laoag; original estimated time of departure [ETD] 12 noon)
  • PR 2197 (Laoag – Manila; original ETD 1:40 pm)
  • PR 2198 (Manila – Laoag; original ETD 7 pm)
  • PR 2199 (Laoag – Manila; original ETD 8:40 pm)
  • PR 2084 (Manila – Basco, Batanes; original ETD 6 am)
  • PR 2085 (Basco – Manila; original ETD 8:10 am)

PAL have earlier cancelled the following flights on weekend:

  • PR 2959 (Manila-Cotabato) 

  • PR 2960 (Cotabato-Manila)
  • PR 2014 (Manila-Tuguegarao)
  • PR 2015 (Tuguegarao-Manila)

As of 1 am October 18, PAL also cancelled the following flights:

  • PR 2196 (Manila-Laoag, original ETD 12 noon)
  • PR 2197 (Laoag-Manila, original ETD 1:40 pm)
  • PR 2198 (Manila-Laoag, original ETD 7 pm)
  • PR 2199 (Laoag-Manila, original ETD 8:40 pm)

Affected passengers will be accommodated on the next available flights and may rebook within 30 days from original flight date and within the ticket’s validity period. They may also call PAL hotline (+63 2) 855-8888 or visit any PAL ticketing office or the airline’s website.

SkyJet Airlines

Based on Manila International Airport Authority’s (MIAA) Facebook page, the following SkyJet Airlines flights have been cancelled October 19:

  • M8 816 Manila – Basco
  • M8 817 Basco – Manila

Earlier, SkyJet Airlines, through its Communications Director Jovi Zarate advised via email Saturday evening that it was cancelling its Manila-Basco and Basco-Manila flights October 18.

“SkyJet Airlines flights Manila-Boracay (Caticlan) and Boracay-Manila are on schedule, as well as Manila-Busuanga and Busuanga-Manila (flights). Please standby for further announcment and weather advisory,” the earlier advisory said.

A number of provinces in northern Luzon are still under public storm warning signal number 2 as Typhoon Lando continues its slow march in the area Monday. – Rappler.com

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