LIST: Cancelled flights due to bad weather

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 17, 2019   •   892

Several domestic flights were cancelled on Wednesday (July 17) due to the bad weather, according to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA).

The following flights have been cancelled as of 6:00 a.m.

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3
5J196/197 Manila-Cauayan-Manila
5J504/505 Manila- Tuguegarao-Manila
5J506/507 Manila – Tuguegarao-Manila

NAIA Terminal 4
SKYJET
*M8816/817 Manila-Basco-Manila

—AAC

PAL announces plans to partially resume flights in May

Marje Pelayo   •   April 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Airlines announced on Tuesday (April 7) its plans of partial resumption of selected international and domestic flights in the coming weeks.

The country’s flag carrier clarified, however, that the plans may change depending on how the situation develops in relation to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak which includes the duration of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), travel bans and restrictions imposed by other countries and the overall public health and safety situation in each of the cities and countries that PAL operates in.

PAL also said it will not operate international flights from April 15 to 30 although it is considering making ad hoc special flights for stranded passengers and essential cargoes across the country and within the Asia-Pacific region.

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Meanwhile, PAL said it is setting plans to resume a number of weekly flights for the month of May to several destinations including Japan, the USA, Canada, Guam, Australia, the U.K., Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taipei, Macau, Saudi Arabia, and Korea.

Once the details are finalized, the company assured to publish a list of flights in an updated advisory.

On the other hand, PAL maintained that all flights to the following destinations remain canceled for the month of May: Auckland, New York JFK, Dubai, Doha, Perth, Melbourne, Port Moresby, and Sapporo.

As for domestic flights, operations from April 15 to May 31 will depend on the changes with community quarantine restrictions imposed against domestic air travel, PAL said.

We will await the final government decisions, and will announce the list of domestic flights to be operated once finalized,” the airline company said.

“However, in any case, we shall not be operating any flights to and from Clark International Airport for the month of April,” it added.

For guidelines and special reminders, affected passengers are advised to check on PAL official website at www.philippineairlines.com.

AirAsia cancels selected flights to South Korea

Marje Pelayo   •   March 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Malaysian low-cost airline, AirAsia, announced on Tuesday (March 3) the cancellation of several flights to South Korea in compliance with the Philippine government’s directive imposing travel restrictions due to public health risks associated with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Due to the current public health situation, AirAsia is cancelling some of its flights between the Philippines and South Korea until further notice from the government.

Flights affected include the airline’s Manila and Seoul-Incheon; Cebu and Seoul-Incheon; Kalibo and Seoul-Incheon as well as Kalibo and Busan.

FLIGHT NO. DEPARTURE ARRIVAL CANCELLED DATES
Z2 38 Kalibo Seoul-Incheon March 4 – March 28 Cancelled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays  
Z2 39 Seoul-Incheon Kalibo March 4 – March 28 Cancelled on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays  
Z2 58 Kalibo Busan March 7 – March 28 Cancelled on Saturdays  
Z2 59 Busan Kalibo March 7 – March 28 Cancelled on Saturdays  
Z2 7046 Cebu Seoul-Incheon March 3 – March 28 Cancelled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays  
Z2 7047 Seoul-Incheon Cebu March 3 – March 28 Cancelled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays  
Z2 888 Manila Seoul-Incheon March 4 – March 28 Cancelled Daily  
Z2 889 Seoul-Incheon Manila March 4 – March 28 Cancelled Daily

Meanwhile, flights to South Korea coming from Clark International Airport will continue as it is, as well as selected flights from Manila, Cebu, and Kalibo.

Passengers are advised to check on their flights via the “Flight Status” function on the airasia.com website and mobile app.

AirAsia assured that all affected guests will receive a prompt notification via email or SMS.

The airline added that it is complying with advice and regulations from the local government, civil aviation authorities, global and local health agencies, including the World Health Organization (WHO).

For additional information on flight cancellations, AirAsia advises clients to refer to the company’s official website.

LIST: Cancelled PAL flights to and from South Korea for March 2020

Marje Pelayo   •   March 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The country’s flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has announced its list of flight cancellations to and from South Korea for March 2020.

The changes are in line with the latest travel ban imposed by the Philippine government “in the interest of public health and safety” amid the increasing risk of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection.

List of cancelled flights:

(From March 2 to March 30)

  • PR 418 Manila – Busan (Mo/Th/Fr)
  • PR 419 Busan – Manila (Mo/Th/Fr)

(From March 1 to March 31)

  • PR 468 Manila – Seoul (daily)
  • PR 469 Seoul – Manila (daily)

(From March 8 to March 29)

  • PR 418 Manila – Busan (We/Su)
  • PR 419 Busan – Manila (We/Su)

(From March 12 to 31)

  • PR 466 Manila – Seoul (only on Mo/Tu/Th/Fr/Sa)
  • PR 467 Seoul – Manila (only on Mo/Tu/Th/Fr/Sa)

Meanwhile, PAL said it will retain a number of flights to and from Seoul and Busan to serve travelers not covered by the travel ban.

Thus, operations of the following flights will push through:

  • March 1 to 11 — PR 466/467 Manila – Seoul – Manila (daily)
  • March 12 to 31 — PR 466/467 (We/Su only)
  • March 1 — PR 418/419 Manila – Busan – Manila
  • March 3 — PR 418/419 Manila – Busan – Manila
  • March 7 — PR 418/419 Manila – Busan – Manila
  • March 8 to 28 — PR 418/419 Manila – Busan – Manila (Tu/Sa only)
  • March 29 to 31 — PR 418/419 Manila – Busan – Manila

PAL clarified that passengers of cancelled flights and holders of confirmed tickets but not allowed to travel due to the travel ban may request for rebooking/rerouting or refunding of the confirmed tickets on or before March 28.

They may choose a new travel date on or before June 30.

Passengers affected by the changes in operations may reach the airline through PAL Reservations Hotline (+63 2) 8855 8888, or visit the nearest PAL ticketing office or log on to the ManageMyBookingPortal at www.philippineairlines.com for flight rebooking.

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