Manila, Philippines – The unfortunate crash landing of a Chinese aircraft at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last Thursday has caused airport closure and flight disruptions. Hundreds of domestic and international flights were canceled, while some were diverted or delayed.
A day after the re-opening of the NAIA runway, airport operations are far from normal. Flights were still cancelled on Sunday, August 19.
Local flag carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL) had to make further adjustments in its operations, resulting flight cancelations.
The following PAL flights are canceled today:
- PR104/105 Manila-San Francisco-Manila
- PR418/419 Manila-Pusan-Manila
- PR654A Manila-Riyadh
- PR2993/2994 Manila-Zamboanga-Manila
- PR2519/2520 Manila-Cagayan-Manila
- PR2921/2922 Manila-Legazpi-Manila
- PR2151/2152 Manila-Iloilo-Manila
- PR2967/2968 Manila-Butuan-Manila
- PR2557/2558 Manila-Dipolog-Manila
- PR2889/2890 Manila-Ozamiz-Manila
- PR2203/2204 Manila-Roxas-Manila
Affected PAL passengers need not go to the NAIA airport terminals for their flight rebookings.
The airline will also open its ticketing offices nationwide today from 9AM to 5PM to serve its clients’ rebooking/refund needs. Rebookingvmay also be done through the PAL Hotline (+63 2) 855 8888 or through www.philippineairlines.com‘s ManageMyBooking portal.