MANILA - (UPDATE 4) Airlines resumed some flights at the Philippine capital's main airport on Monday after authorities announced the partial resumption of operations.
Many flights, however, remain canceled or were diverted to other airports, due to safety concerns following the steam and ash eruption of Taal Volcano.
Philippine Airlines said the following flights on Monday have been affected as of 4 p.m.
CANCELED DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
- PR 2131 Manila - Bacolod
- PR 2134 Bacolod - Manila
- PR 2135 /2136 Manila - Bacolod - Manila
- PR 2137 Manila - Bacolod
- PR 2141 Manila - Iloilo
- PR 2145 /2146 Manila - Iloilo - Manila
- PR 2773/2774 Manila - Tagbilaran (Panglao) -Manila
- PR 2813 Manila - Davao
- PR 2817 / 2818 Manila - Davao - Manila
- PR 2969/2970 Manila - Kalibo - Manila
- PR 2959/2960 Manila - Cotabato - Manila
- PR 2521/2522 Manila - Cagayan de Oro - Manila
- PR 2529/2530 Manila - Cagayan de Oro - Manila
- PR 2545/2546 Manila - Dumaguete - Manila
CANCELED INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
- PR 426/425 Manila - Fukuoka - Manila
DELAYED INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
- PR 730 Manila - Bangkok: to depart Manila at 11:30 a.m.
- PR 731 Bangkok - Manila: to depart Bangkok at 4:05 p.m. local time
- PR 213 Manila - Sydney: to depart Manila at 6:30 p.m.
- PR 214 Sydney - Manila: to depart Sydney at 4 p.m. local time
- PR 507 Manila - Singapore: to depart Manila at 11:30 a.m.
- PR 508 Singapore - Manila: to depart Singapore at 4:05 p.m. local time
- PR 411 Osaka Kansai - Manila: to depart Osaka Kansai at 4:20 p.m. local time
- PR 423 Tokyo Haneda - Manila: to depart Haneda at 4:05 p.m. local time
- PR 468 Manila - Incheon: to depart Manila at 4:15 p.m.
- PR 469 Incheon - Manila: to depart Incheon at 10PM local time
- PR 118 Manila - Toronto: to depart Manila at 6 p.m.
- PR 654 Manila - Riyadh: to depart Manila at 2 p.m.
- PR 658 Manila - Dubai: to depart Manila at 2:10 p.m.
- PR 684 Manila - Doha: to depart Manila at 5 p.m.
Schedule of Diverted Flights
- PR 103 Los Angeles - Manila (diverted to Cebu) : pushback: 4:25 p.m.
- PR 105 San Francisco - Manila (diverted to Cebu): to depart Cebu TBA
- PR 115 San Francisco - Manila (diverted to Cebu): to depart Cebu TBA
- PR 117 Vancouver - Manila (diverted to Haneda): airborne: 1245 p.m. local time
- PR 119 Toronto - Manila (diverted to Hong Kong) to depart Hong Kong TBA
- PR 125 Los Angeles - Manila (diverted to Guam and to Clark): to depart Clark TBA
PAL, however, said further changes may be announced. The company advises clients to check the status of their flights on its website before proceeding to the airport.
Cebu Pacific said it is also "progressively" resuming flights on Monday, following NAIA's partial resumption of operations.
But the airline also said it is urging passengers on flights scheduled on Monday and Tuesday to and from NAIA "to reconsider their plans and forego travelling for the meantime."
The company said passengers should check the status of flights on its website.
Cebu Pacific said the following flights were canceled as of 6:30 p.m. Monday.
- 5J 479 Manila-Bacolod
- 5J 480 Bacolod-Manila
- 5J 377 Manila-Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan)
- 5J 378 Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan)-Manila
- 5J 973 Manila-Davao
- 5J 974 Davao-Manila
- 5J 789 Manila-Butuan
- 5J 790 Butuan-Manila
- 5J 629 Manila-Dumaguete
- 5J 630 Dumaguete-Manila
- 5J 685 Manila- Bohol (Tagbilaran)
- 5J 686 Bohol (Tagbilaran)-Manila
- 5J 385 Manila-Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan)
- 5J 386 Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan)-Manila
- 5J 641 Manila-Puerto Princesa
- 5J 642 Puerto Princesa-Manila
- 5J 803 Manila-Singapore
- 5J 971 Manila-Davao
- 5J 970 Davao-Manila
- 5J 804 Singapore-Manila
- 5J 649 Manila-Tacloban
- 5J 650 Tacloban-Manila
- 5J 563 Manila-Cebu
- 5J 564 Cebu-Manila
- 5J 383 Manila-Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan)
- 5J 384 Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan) -Manila
AirAsia said it has also resumed some of its domestic and international flights in Manila, but some flights for Monday remain canceled.
AirAsia advises its clients traveling over the next few days to check their flight status on its website.
Korea's Asiana Airlines has also canceled several flights on Monday as of 1:45 p.m.
- OZ702 - Manila to Incheon
- OZ704 - Manila to Incheon
- OZ701 - Incheon to Manila
- OZ703 - Incheon to Manila
One Asiana flight meanwhile was delayed:
- OZ708 - Clark to Incheon Departure Delay
- Original Sched: ETD Jan 13, 1:35 am – ETA Jan 13, 6:30 am
- New Sched: ETD Jan 13, 9:35 pm – ETA Jan 14, 2:30+1 am
The airline also advised clients to check its website for updates.
Malaysia Airlines said its NAIA flights have also been suspended due to the eruption of Taal Volcano.
The affected flights are as follows:
- MH806 Kuala Lumpur (8:30am) – Manila (12:20pm)
- MH704 Kuala Lumpur (12:45pm) – Manila (4:30pm)
- MH804 Kuala Lumpur (5:35pm) – Manila (9:20 pm)
- MH805 Manila (6:40am) - Kuala Lumpur (10:35am)
- MH705 Manila (5:20pm)- Kuala Lumpur (9:22pm)
- MH807 Manila (1:15pm) – Kuala Lumpur (5:15pm)
MH805 Manila (6:40am) - Kuala Lumpur (10:35am)
Thai Airways has also canceled the following flights on Monday
- TG620 BKK-MNL
- TG621 MNL-BKK
- TG624 BKK-MNL
- TG625 MNL-BKK
The Manila International Airport Authority said passengers may also call the following NAIA hotlines for updates:
- Terminal 1 (88771-109 local 2181)
- Terminal 2 (88771-109 local 2182)
- Terminal 3 (88777-888 local 2183)
- Terminal 4 (88771-109 local 2184)
- MIAA SMS Hotline:
- MIAA Hotline 88771-111