Cebu Pacific resumes daytime Legazpi flights as airport reopens

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 26 2018 07:33 PM | Updated as of Jan 27 2018 02:02 AM

MANILA (UPDATED)—Cebu Pacific on Friday said it will resume daytime flight operations to and from Legazpi airport, as it reopens after being suspended due to a series of severe seismic and volcanic activities at Mayon.

In an advisory, Cebu Pacific said limited operations will be observed following a Notice to Airmen reopening the Legazpi airport that was issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Friday.

The following Cebu Pacific and CebGo flights will resume on Saturday, Sunday and Monday: 

Saturday, January 27

5J 323 Manila-Legazpi
5J 325 Manila-Legazpi
5J 327 Manila-Legazpi
5J 324 Legazpi-Manila
5J 326 Legazpi-Manila
5J 328 Legazpi-Manila
DG 6206 Cebu-Legazpi
DG 6207 Cebu-Legazpi

Sunday, January 28

5J 323 Manila-Legazpi
5J 325 Manila-Legazpi
5J 327 Manila-Legazpi
​5J 324 Legazpi-Manila
5J 326 Legazpi-Manila
5J 328 Legazpi-Manila
DG 6206 Cebu-Legazpi
DG 6207 Legazpi-Cebu

Monday, January 29

5J 323 Manila-Legazpi
5J 325 Manila-Legazpi
5J 327 Manila-Legazpi
5J 324 Legazpi-Manila     
5J 326 Legazpi-Manila
5J 328 Legazpi-Manila
DG 6206 Cebu-Legazpi
DG 6207 Legazpi-Cebu

Meanwhile, the following early morning and nighttime flights to and from Legazpi from Saturday to Monday are cancelled:

5J 321 Manila-Legazpi
5J 322 Legazpi-Manila
DG 6204 Cebu-Legazpi
DG 6205 Legazpi-Cebu

Affected passengers are advised to visit this website, the official Cebu Pacific Facebook and Twitter accounts, or call hotline number +632 7020-888 for more information.

In a statement, CAAP said airports in Legazpi, Naga, and Masbate are now operational after being temporarily closed due to massive ash clouds from Mayon Volcano.

"Mayon Volcano is still on alert Level 4 and CAAP advised pilots flying near the area to exercise extreme caution, as ash from volcanic eruption can be hazardous to the aircraft," the statement read.