Iloilo flights cancelled on Tuesday

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 01 2012 09:37 PM | Updated as of May 02 2012 05:37 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said all flights to and from Iloilo airport on Tuesday were cancelled due to a power failure.

CAAP manager in Iloilo Efren Nagrama said the airport’s power source, which provided power to runway lights and other airport facilities, burned down.

Nagrama said airport operations will resume on Wednesday.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire. -- Report from Jennifer Garcia, ABS-CBN News Iloilo