PAL cancels additional flights due to APEC in Manila

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PAL cancels additional flights due to APEC in Manila
(2nd UPDATE) PAL says affected passengers can reschedule their flights, with rebooking and penalty charges waived

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) — Philippine Airlines, Incorporated (PAL) on Tuesday, November 10, that it has cancelled additional flights from November 15 to November 20 to give way to the arrival and departure of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders.

To date, PAL already cancelled a total of 358 (78 international and 280 domestic flights).

On October 31, PAL announced an initial 115 domestic and 96 international flight cancellations.

The country, which is hosting APEC this year, will accommodate government and business leaders from its member-economies for the following meetings in November: 

  • November 16 to 18 – APEC CEO Summit
  • November 17 – APEC SME Summit
  • November 18 – ABAC dialogue with leaders
  • November 18 to 19 – APEC Leaders’ Meeting

Thus, periodic, temporary runway closures will be scheduled at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) during the arrival and departure of heads of state.

Following is the updated list of affected flights (as of November 10, 2015):

Sunday, November 15:

  • PR 1823 Manila-Davao
  • PR 1824 Davao-Manila

Monday, November 16:

  • PR2014 Manila-Tuguegarao
  • PR2015 Tuguegarao-Manila
  • PR2033 Manila-Busuanga
  • PR2034 Busuanga-Manila
  • PR2041 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2042 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2049 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2050 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2053 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2054 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2063 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2064 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2095 Manila-Surigao
  •  PR2096 Surigao-Manila
  • PR2143 Manila-Iloilo
  • PR2144 Iloilo-Manila
  • PR2196 Manila-Laoag
  • PR2197 Laoag-Manila
  • PR2525 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR2526 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR2527 Manila-Cagayan De Oro
  • PR2528 Cagayan De Oro-Manila
  • PR2543 Manila-Dumaguete
  • PR2544 Dumaguete-Manila
  • PR2777 Manila-Tagbilaran
  • PR2778 Tagbilaran-Manila
  • PR2785 Manila-Puerto Princesa
  • PR2786 Puerto Princesa-Manila
  • PR2987 Manila-Tacloban
  • PR2988 Tacloban-Manila
  • PR2927 Manila-Legazpi
  • PR2928 Legazpi-Manila
  • PR2959 Manila-Cotabato
  • PR2960 Cotabato-Manila
  • PR2985 Manila-Tacloban
  • PR2986 Tacloban-Manila
  • PR1854 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1861 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1814 Davao-Manila
  • PR1817 Manila-Davao
  • PR1815 Manila-Davao
  • PR1816 Davao-Manila  

Tuesday, November 17       

  • PR 2925 Manila-Legazpi
  • PR 2926 Legazpi-Manila
  • PR 2927 Manila-Legazpi
  • PR 2928 Legazpi-Manila
  • PR 2043 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2044 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 2051 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2052 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 2059 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2060 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 2041 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2042 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 2049 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2050 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 2053 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2054 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 1811 Manila-Davao
  • PR 1812 Davao Manila
  • PR 1815 Manila-Davao
  • PR 1816 Davao Manila
  • PR 1819 Manila-Davao
  • PR 1820 Davao Manila
  • PR 2031 Manila-Busuanga
  • PR 2032 Busuanga-Manila
  • PR 2033 Manila-Busuanga
  • PR 2034 Busuanga-Manila
  • PR 1849 Manila-Cebu
  • PR 1850 Cebu-Manila
  • PR 1853 Manila-Cebu
  • PR 1854 Cebu-Manila
  • PR 1861 Manila-Cebu
  • PR 1862 Cebu-Manila
  • PR 1863 Manila-Cebu
  • PR 1864 Cebu-Manila
  • PR 2557 Manila-Dipolog
  • PR 2558 Dipolog-Manila
  • PR 2521 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR 2522 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR 2527 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR 2528 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR 2265 Manila-Naga
  • PR 2266 Naga-Manila
  • PR 2261 Manila-Naga
  • PR 2262 Naga-Manila
  • PR 2131 Manila-Bacolod
  • PR 2132 Bacolod-Manila
  • PR 2133 Manila-Bacolod
  • PR 2134 Bacolod-Manila
  • PR 2135 Manila-Bacolod
  • PR 2136 Bacolod-Manila
  • PR 2785 Manila-Puerto Princesa
  • PR 2786 Puerto Princesa-Manila
  • PR 2787 Manila-Puerto Princesa
  • PR 2788 Puerto Princesa-Manila
  • PR 2969 Manila-Kalibo
  • PR 2970 Kalibo-Manila
  • PR 2975 Manila-Kalibo
  • PR 2976 Kalibo-Manila
  • PR 2141 Manila-Ilo ilo
  • PR 2142 Ilo ilo-Manila
  • PR 2143 Manila-Ilo ilo
  • PR 2144 Ilo ilo-Manila
  • PR 2145 Manila-Ilo ilo
  • PR 2146 Ilo ilo-Manila
  • PR 2997 Manila-Zamboanga
  • PR 2998 Zamboanga-Manila
  • PR 2196 Manila-Laoag
  • PR 2197 Laoag-Manila
  • PR 2545 Manila-Dumaguete
  • PR 2546 Dumaguete-Manila
  • PR 2543 Manila-Dumaguete
  • PR 2544 Dumaguete-Manila
  • PR2014 Manila-Tuguegarao
  • PR 2015 Tuguegarao-Manila
  • PR 2777 Manila-Tagbilaran
  • PR 2778 Tagbilaran-Manila
  • PR 453 Manila-General Santos
  • PR 454 General Santos-Manila
  • PR1846 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1859 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1814 Davao-Manila
  • PR1817 Manila-Davao
  • PR2985 Manila-Tacloban
  • PR2986 Tacloban-Manila
  • PR2959 Manila-Cotabato
  • PR2960 Cotabato-Manila
  • PR2987 Manila-Tacloban
  • PR2988 Tacloban-Manila
  • PR2063 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2064 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2057 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2058 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2095 Manila-Surigao
  • PR2096 Surigao-Manila
  • PR2237 Tacloban-Cebu
  • PR2236 Cebu-Tacloban
  • PR2084 Manila-Basco
  • PR2085 Basco-Manila
  • PR2773 Manila-Tagbilaran
  • PPR2774 Tagbilaran-Manila
  • PR2889 Manila-Ozamiz
  • PR2890 Ozamiz-Manila
  • PR1813 Manila-Davao
  • PR1818 Davao-Manila
  • PR1809 Manila-Davao
  • PR1810 Davao-Manila

Wednesday, November 18:

  • PR 1813 Manila-Davao
  • PR 1814 Davao-Manila
  • PR 2521 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR 2522 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR 2925 Manila-Legazpi
  • PR 2926 Legazpi-Manila
  • PR 1863 Manila-Cebu
  • PR 1864 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1845 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1846 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1849 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1850 Cebu-Manila
  • PR2051 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2052 Caticlan-Manila

Thursday, November 19:

  • PR 2053 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2054 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 2145 Manila-Ilo ilo
  • PR 2146 Ilo ilo-Manila
  • PR 1819 Manila-Davao
  • PR 1820 Davao-Manila
  • PR 2971 Manila-Kalibo
  • PR 2972 Kalibo-Manila
  • PR 2975 Manila-Kalibo
  • PR 2976 Kalibo-Manila
  • PR 2014 Manila-Tuguegarao
  • PR 2015 Tuguegarao-Manila
  • PR 2135 Manila-Bacolod
  • PR 2136 Bacolod-Manila
  • PR 1861 Manila-Cebu
  • PR 1862 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1860 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1863 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1815 Manila-Davao
  • PR1816 Davao-Manila
  • PR2777 Manila-Tagbilaran
  • PR2778 Tagbilaran-Manila
  • PR2031 Manila-Busuanga
  • PR2032 Busuanga-Manila
  • PR2033 Manila-Busuanga
  • PR2034 Busuanga-Manila
  • PR2041 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2042 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2043 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2044 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2049 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2050 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2051 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2052 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2057 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2058 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2059 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2060 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2084 Manila-Basco
  • PR2085 Basco-Manila
  • PR2095 Manila-Surigao
  • PR2096 Surigao-Manila
  • PR2131 Manila-Bacolod
  • PR2132 Bacolod-Manila
  • PR2141 Manila-Iloilo
  • PR2142 Iloilo-Manila
  • PR2143 Manila-Iloilo
  • PR2144 Iloilo-Manila
  • PR2196 Manila-Laoag
  • PR2197 Laoag-Manila
  • PR2236 Cebu-Tacloban
  • PR2237 Tacloban-Cebu
  • PR2261 Manila-Naga
  • PR2262 Naga-Manila
  • PR2265 Manila-Naga
  • PR2266 Naga-Manila
  • PR2519 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR2520 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR2521 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR2522 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR2525 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR2526 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR2527 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR2528 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR2543 Manila-Dumaguete
  • PR2544 Dumaguete-Manila
  • PR2545 Manila-Dumaguete
  • PR2546 Dumaguete-Manila
  • PR2773 Manila-Tagbilaran
  • PR2774 Tagbilaran-Manila
  • PR2781 Manila-Puerto Princesa
  • PR2782 Puerto Princesa-Manila
  • PR2785 Manila-Puerto Princesa
  • PR2786 Puerto Princesa-Manila
  • PR2889 Manila-Ozamiz
  • PR2890 Ozamiz-Manila
  • PR2925 Manila-Legazpi
  • PR2926 Legazpi-Manila
  • PR2927 Manila-Legazpi
  • PR2928 Legazpi-Manila
  • PR2959 Manila-Cotabato
  • PR2960 Cotabato-Manila
  • PR2969 Manila-Kalibo
  • PR2970 Kalibo-Manila
  • PR2981 Manila-Tacloban
  • PR2982 Tacloban-Manila
  • PR2985 Manila-Tacloban
  • PR2986 Tacloban-Manila
  • PR2987 Manila-Tacloban
  • PR2988 Tacloban-Manila
  • PR2993 Manila-Zamboanga
  • PR2994 Zamboanga-Manila
  • PR1849 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1850 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1859 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1842 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1810 Davao-Manila
  • PR1813 Manila-Davao
  • PR1814 Davao-Manila
  • PR1817 Manila-Davao
  • PR1845 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1846 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1853 Manila-Cebu
  • PR1854 Cebu-Manila
  • PR1811 Manila-Davao
  • PR1812 Davao-Manila
  • PR2529 Manila-Cagayan de Oro
  • PR2530 Cagayan de Oro-Manila
  • PR2133 Manila-Bacolod
  • PR2134 Bacolod-Manila
  • PR2063 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR2064 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR2787  Manila-Puerto Princesa

Friday, November 20:

  • PR 2051 Manila-Caticlan
  • PR 2052 Caticlan-Manila
  • PR 2265 Manila-Naga
  • PR 2266 Naga-Manila
  • PR 1849 Manila-Cebu
  • PR 1850 Cebu-Manila

The affected international flights are as follows:

Sunday, November 15:

  • PR 422 Manila-Tokyo (Haneda)
  • PR 421 Tokyo (Haneda)-Manila
  • PR 330 Manila-Xiamen
  • PR 331 Xiamen-Manila

Monday, November 16:

  • PR 438 Manila-Nagoya
  • PR 432 Manila-Tokyo (Narita)
  • PR 213 Manila-Sydney 

Tuesday, November 17: 

  • PR 214 Sydney-Manila
  • PR 437 Nagoya-Manila
  • PR 431 Tokyo (Narita)-Manila
  • PR 330 Manila-Xiamen
  • PR 331 Xiamen-Manila
  • PR 356 Manila-Jinjiang
  • PR 357 Jinjiang-Manila
  • PR 656 Manila-Abu Dhabi
  • PR 657 Abu Dhabi-Manila
  • PR 338 Manila-Shanghai (Pudong)
  • PR 339 Shanghai (Pudong)-Manila
  • PR 424 Manila-Tokyo (Haneda)
  • PR 312 Manila-Hong Kong
  • PR 306 Manila-Hong Kong
  • PR 301 Hong Kong-Manila
  • PR 432 Manila-Tokyo (Narita)
  • PR 318 Manila-Hong Kong
  • PR 319 Hong Kong-Manila
  • PR 736 Manila-Bangkok
  • PR 737 Bangkok-Manila
  • PR 732 Manila-Bangkok
  • PR 733 Bangkok-Manila
  • PR 511 Manila-Singapore
  • PR 502 Singapore-Manila
  • PR 507 Manila-Singapore
  • PR 508 Singapore-Manila
  • PR 501 Manila-Singapore
  • PR 512 Singapore-Manila
  • PR 438 Manila-Nagoya
  • PR 437 Nagoya-Manila
  • PR 100 Manila-Honolulu
  • PR 101 Honolulu-Manila
  • PR 591 Manila-Saigon
  • PR 592 Saigon-Manila
  • PR 358 Manila-Beijing
  • PR 359 Beijing-Manila
  • PR 896 Manila-Taipei
  • PR 897 Taipei-Manila
  • PR 418 Manila-Busan (Pusan)
  • PR 419 Busan (Pusan)-Manila
  • PR 468 Manila-Seoul (Incheon)
  • PR 467 Seoul (Incheon)-Manila
  • PR 682 Manila-Dammam
  • PR 683 Dammam-Manila

Wednesday, November 18:

  • PR 539 Manila-Jakarta
  • PR 540 Jakarta-Manila
  • PR 730 Manila-Bangkok
  • PR 731 Bangkok-Manila
  • PR 312 Manila-Hong Kong
  • PR 426 Manila-Fukuoka
  • PR 425 Fukuoka-Manila
  • PR 318 Manila-Hong Kong
  • PR 319 Hong Kong-Manila
  • PR 507 Manila-Singapore
  • PR 508 Singapore-Manila
  • PR 423 Tokyo (Haneda)-Manila
  • PR 313 Hong Kong-Manila
  • PR 213 Manila-Sydney
  • PR 428 Manila-Tokyo (Narita)
  • PR 427 Tokyo (Narita)-Manila
  • PR 431 Tokyo (Narita)-Manila

Thursday, November 19: 

  • PR 214 Sydney-Manila
  • PR 424 Manila-Tokyo (Haneda)
  • PR 423 Tokyo (Haneda)-Manila
  • PR 732 Manila-Bangkok
  • PR 733 Bangkok-Manila
  • PR 313 Hong Kong-Manila
  • PR 312 Manila-Hong Kong
  • PR 428 Manila-Narita
  • PR 427 Narita-Manila
  • PR 507 Manila-Singapore
  • PR 508 Singapore-Manila
  • PR 656 Manila-Abu Dhabi
  • PR 657 Abu Dhabi-Manila
  • PR 356 Manila-Jinjiang
  • PR 357 Jinjiang-Manila

Friday, November 20:

  • PR 422 Manila-Tokyo (Haneda)
  • PR 421 Tokyo (Haneda)-Manila
  • PR 100 Manila-Honolulu
  • PR 101 Honolulu-Manila
  • PR 318 Manila-Hong Kong
  • PR 319 Hong Kong-Manila
  • PR 313 Hong Kong-Manila
  • PR 730 Manila-Bangkok
  • PR 731 Bangkok-Manila
  • PR 426 Manila-Fukuoka
  • PR 425 Fukuoka-Manila
  • PR 507 Manila-Singapore
  • PR 508 Singapore-Manila
  • PR 656 Manila-Abu Dhabi 

PAL assured affected passengers that the airline will reschedule their flights, with rebooking and penalty charges waived. 

Passengers with confirmed flights have the option to rebook before or within 30 days from their original flight date for as long as the new schedule falls within the ticket validity period. 

They also have the option to refund the full ticket cost, as refund charges are deemed waived.

AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, Cebgo, and Skyjet have already cancelled flights, and more flights might be affected as well. (READ: Cancelled flights due to APEC meetings in November) – Rappler.com

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